2019 NFL Draft Preseason Scouting Notes: Montez Sweat, DE, Mississippi State

Basics:
College- Mississippi State
Position- DE
Jersey Number- 9
Class- JR
Measurements:
Height- 6’6
Weight- 241
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
Gets good pressure on the QB
Is a good pass rusher
A defensive play maker
A difference maker on defense
A relentless defender
A ferocious defender
A hard hitter
Very powerful and physical
Gets a good push on the offensive line
Does not get pushed around that easily
Is versatile as he plays both DE and OLB
Does a great job of bringing the ball carrier down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss
Uses his speed and strength to get through the offensive line in pursuit of the ball carrier
Cons:
Only one full year at the FBS level
Has issues with bigger offensive lineman at times
While he has good speed he does not have elite edge rush speed but that does not hurt is game
Career Stats:
Games Played: 13, Tackles: 48, Tackles For Loss: 15.5, Sacks: 10.5, Fumbles Recovered: 1