Joe Ostman – 2018 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Joe Ostman

DE

Basics:

Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
DE Central Michigan 45 SR

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

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
6'3 250 4.89 6'2* 253*

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

40 Time Vertical Broad Bench 3-Cone Short Shuttle
4.8* 36.5* 10'2* 31* 7.02* 4.41*

Overview:

Ostman finished his career at Central Michigan, where he played in 52 career games, had 220 tackles, 45.5 for loss, 26.0 sacks, 3 pass breakups, 8 forced fumbles, and 4 fumbles recovered. He has good edge rush size, he has good speed, is a tackling machine, and a sack machine. He is a defensive play maker, and a difference maker on defense. He is also a relentless defender, a ferocious defender, a tough nosed player, and has good instincts. He gets good pressure on the quarterback, and is a good pass rusher. He is also a hard hitter. He uses his speed to get though, and around the offensive line in pursuit of the quarterback, he gets a good push on the offensive line, and he does not get pushed around that easily at the line of scrimmage. On the other hand, he missed all but 3 games in 2015 due to an injury, and while he has good speed, he does not have elite speed, but that does not hurt his game. With that said, I view Ostman as a day 3 pick.

Strengths:

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

Weaknesses:

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:

Games Played: 52

Tackles: 220

Tackles For Loss: 45.5

Sacks: 26.0

Pass Breakups: 3

Forced Fumbles: 8

Fumbles Recovered: 4