Josh Sweat – 2018 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Josh Sweat

OLB

Basics:

Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
OLB Florida State 9 JR

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

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
6'5 236 4.73

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 edge rush size

Has a non stop motor

Is in on every play

Does not give up on many plays

A sure fire tackler

A tackling machine

Has good speed

Has put up a good amount of sacks

Gets good pressure on the QB

Is a good pass rusher

Very relentless defender

Has good instincts

A tough nosed player

Uses his speed to get to the QB

A defensive play maker

A difference maker

Is good in coverage

Lines up at both OLB and DE

Gets a good push on the offensive line

Commands double teams

A hard hitter

Creates havoc on defense

A 3 down defender

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

Put up good sack numbers at FSU

Weaknesses:

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

He has some issues with bigger offensive lineman when lined up as a DE

Career Stats:

Games Played: 37

Tackles: 138

Tackles For Loss: 24.0

Sacks: 12.0

Interceptions: 1

Pass Breakups: 3

Forced Fumbles: 1

Fumbles Recovered: 3