Darius Leonard – 2018 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Darius Leonard

OLB

Basics:

Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
OLB South Carolina State 10 SR

Measurements (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
6'3 235

Combine Results (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

40 Time Vertical Broad Bench 3-Cone Short Shuttle

Overview:

N/A

Strengths:

Has good size

Has good speed

A tackling machine

A defensive play maker

A difference maker on defense

Has a non stop motor

Is in on every play

Does not give up on many plays

A tough nosed player

Very experienced

Has good instincts

A defensive play maker

A difference maker on defense

Versatile as he can play OLB and ILB

A good cover LB

Gets good pressure on the QB

Is a good pass rusher

A hard hitter

Does a great job of breaking up passes

Put up great sack numbers at South Carolina State

Does a great job of bringing the ball carrier down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss

Weaknesses:

While he has good speed he does not have elite LB speed but that does not hurt his game

Career Stats:

Games Played: 42

Tackles: 381

Tackles For Loss: 54.0

Sacks: 20.0

Interceptions: 6

Pass Breakups: 13

Forced Fumbles: 7