Jason’s Early 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Notes: Central Michigan DE Joe Ostman

Basics:

Name- Joe Ostman
College- Central Michigan
Position- DE
Jersey Number- 45
Class- Senior

Measurements:

Height- 6’3
Weight- 250 lbs
Projected 40 Time- 4.89

Pros:

Has good edge rush size
Has good speed
A tackling machine
A sack machine
Has a non stop motor
Is in on every play
Does not give up on many plays
A defensive play maker
A difference maker on defense
A relentless defender
A ferocious defender
A tough nosed player
Has good instincts
Gets good pressure on the QB
Is a good pass rusher
A hard hitter
Very experienced
Uses his speed to get through and around the offensive line in pursuit of the QB
Gets a good push on the offensive line
Does not get pushed around that easily at the line of scrimmage
Does an amazing job of bringing the ball carrier down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss

Cons:

While he has good speed he does not have the elite speed but that does not hurt his game
Missed all but 3 games in 2015 due to an injury

Career Stats(As of Week 9):

Games Played: 48, Tackles: 196, Tackles For Loss: 38.5, Sacks: 22.0, Pass Breakups: 3, Forced Fumbles: 8, Fumbles Recovered: 4