James Hearns – 2018 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

James Hearns

OLB

Basics:

Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
OLB Louisville 99 SR

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

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
6'2 249 4.74

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

40 Time Vertical Broad Bench 3-Cone Short Shuttle

Overview:

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Strengths:

Has good size

Has good speed

Tackling machine

Has a non stop motor

Is in on every play

Does not give up on many plays

A tough nosed player

Has good instincts

A defensive play maker

A difference maker on defense

Has put up good sack numbers

Is a good pass rusher

Gets good pressure on the QB

A relentless defender

A ferocious defender

A good cover LB

A hard hitter

Uses his speed to get through the offensive line in pursuit of the QB

Does a good job of bringing the QB and backs down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss

Weaknesses:

Has some issues with bigger offensive lineman at times

Missed all but 2 games in 2013 due to an injury

Career Stats:

Games Played: 41

Tackles: 101

Tackles For Loss: 28.0

Sacks: 17.5

Pass Breakups: 5

Forced Fumbles: 9

Fumbles Recovered: 2