Yetur Gross-Matos - Penn State

Height/Weight - 6'5/266

Age/Birthday - 22 Years Old, (February 26, 1998)

Combine Results - 40-, Vert-34.0", Broad-120.0"

Class - Junior

Conference - Big 10 East

NFL Draft Projection - Round 1-2

College Stats -

2019 - 23 (Solos)/17 (Assists)/14.5 (TFL)/9.0 (Sacks)

2018 - 36 (Solos)/18 (Assists)/20.0 (TFL)/8.0 (Sacks)

2017 - 5 (Solos)/12 (Assists)/2.0 (TFL)/1.5 (Sacks)

NFL Player ComparisonDemarcus Lawrence, Marcus Davenport

Current ADP -  (Rookie Drafts),  (Start Ups)

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Player Notes Pros

  • Effective at winning with first contact, utilizing his length & playing with extension

  • For a taller, longer defender he’s generally committed to keeping his pad level down

  • Relentless pursuer of the football, regularly makes plays based on effort alone

  • Has the ability to turn, flatten out & win around the outside hip of the offensive tackle

  • Versatility to rush from a variety of alignments, including on the interior

  • Deploys a variety of swipes, counters & combinations to clear out contact

  • Great power at the point of attack to set a firm edge, fight pressure & squeeze gaps

  • Massive wingspan shows up when tackling, routinely makes tackles outside his frame

  • Quality technique will allow him to maximize some of his redeeming attributes

  • Startling explosiveness coiled up into his frame, get off at the snap is very good

  • Lots of success in twists & stunts as well thanks to acceleration through the turn

  • Hinge through the hips is notable, which allows him to play with explosive power

  • Nice combativeness at point of attack, functional strength is present to set edge & stack 

 

Player Notes Cons

 

  • Overall processing speed can stand to get better, issues diagnosing against the run

  • Quality technique will allow him to maximize some of his redeeming attributes

  • Doesn’t have very good get off also lacks good short area agility

  • Lacks hip swivel & overall athleticism to implore a variety of rush moves on the edge