Scouting Jaguars First Two Picks

Former NFL Scout Tom Marino ranks Derrick Harvey and Quentin Groves in the top five defensive ends in the draft, and Jaguars have them both. Here are his official scouting reports.

Derrick Harvey, DE, Florida
40: 4.89v Ht: 6045v Wt: 271v Rating: 1.135
Smooth athletic player with excellent speed, get off quickness and impressive edge rush skills. Like his stride length, hand quicks, counter moves and close. Effectively worked down inside and get to the ball. Run down player who can drop his base and stack. Seldom on the ground and on the rare occasion that he was bounced up quickly and got back into the play. Didn't see much I didn't like or can't be improved. The real deal. Slam dunk # 1

Quentin Groves, DE, Auburn
40: 4.57v Ht: 6030v Wt: 259v Rating: 1.175
Has had some off field issues which will need to be addressed. Former OB. Lean looking cut up athlete. Has a hot and cold playing motor. Undersized to factor as down linemen full time (not good match up) and needs space to operate, but has rare take off skills and the ability to close on the ball. Excellent playing range. Can retrace his steps and run down the ball carrier from the backside. Was run at some. Late 1st round consideration.

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