Jimmy Verdon School: Arizona State
Ht: 6-3 Wt: 280 40: 5.06 Year: 5Sr
Bio: Three-year starter who's won varying
degrees of All-Conference honors since his
sophomore campaign. Senior totals included
40/8.5/2 when he played defensive tackle, after
44/6/3 as a junior.
Positives: Quick, explosive defensive
lineman who could develop into a left end
in the NFL. Gets off the snap with a great first
step, bends his knees and plays with leverage.
Displays good hand technique protecting himself,
wedges inside of blocks and quickly gets to
the action. Moves well laterally, displaying speed
in pursuit. Used at defensive end during the
Senior Bowl and displayed great speed off the
Negatives: Undersized and driven off the line
by opponents. Marginal run defender.
An alert lineman and instinctive football player,
Verdon offers decent upside for the next level.
His combination of athleticism, explosion, and
smarts could help him see action as a rookie
in the NFL.
Prospect Profile: Jimmy Verdon
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