Draft Rewind 2016: Sheldon Rankins, New Orleans Saints

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about SHELDON RANKINS: Louisville, 6011 299 5.03. Two-year starter from Covington, GA. Received All-ACC honors the past two years. Has first step suddenness to get penetration or gain advantage up the field. Has the ability to explode and unlock his hips with force. Plays with a good low power base and knee bend to hold the point. Stout inline player who has the strength to play versus the run. Can line up shaded on the nose or outside at end. He lacks the ideal length to play outside, but has good lateral quickness to get out of trouble. Presses the pocket from the inside and gives upfield pressure. A disruptive talent with quick hands. Plays on his feet like a linebacker. Senior Bowl notes: A short but explosive interior defender. Sudden off on the snap. The most consistently explosive player of the interior defenders. Active and explosive hands with a shock punch. Tough to single block. Disruptive player. Good flexibility. Rushes with power and sets up counters. 2015 stats: 58 T, 13 TFL, 6 sacks, 1 PBU, 7 QBH. Edge speed:left 2.02, right 2.22. OSR:5/28. First round. (A-33 3/8, H-9 3/8, BP-28, 10-1.73).

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