2019 NFL Draft Preseason Scouting Notes: Ed Oliver, DT, Houston

Basics:

Name- Ed Oliver
College- Houston
Position- DT
Jersey Number- 10
Class- JR

Measurements:

Height- 6’3
Weight- 290

Pros:

Has good size
A tackling machine
A hard hitter
A run stuffer
Has a non stop motor
Is in on every play
Does not give up on many plays
Gets good pressure on the QB
A good pass rusher
Does a good job of batting passes down
A defensive play maker
A difference maker on defense
A relentless defender
A ferocious defender
Very powerful
Uses his power to get through the offensive line
Gets a good push on the offensive line
Does not get pushed around that easily
A 3-down d-lineman
Has put up good sack numbers so far at Houston
Does an amazing job of bringing the ball carrier down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss

Cons:

Has issues with fast QBs and backs at times
Does not have the best speed but that does not hurt his game

Career Stats:

Games Played: 25, Tackles: 139, Tackles For Loss: 39.5, Sacks: 10.5, Pass Breakups: 12, Forced Fumbles: 5, Fumbles Recovered: 1