Leighton Vander Esch – 2018 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Leighton Vander Esch



Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
OLB Boise State 38 JR

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

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
6'4 240

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

40 Time Vertical Broad Bench 3-Cone Short Shuttle




Has great size

A good cover LB

A hard hitter

A run stuffer

A tough nosed player

Has good instincts

A tackling machine

Put up good INT numbers

Does a good jobof breaking up passes

is 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

very physical

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


Not known as a big sack guy

Does not have great speed but that does not hurt his game

Career Stats:

Games Played: 31

Tackles: 176

Tackles For Loss: 10.0

Sacks: 4.0

Interceptions: 4

Pass Breakups: 5

Forced Fumbles: 3

Fumbles Recovered: 1