Ryan Connelly – 2019 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Ryan Connelly

ILB

Basics:

Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
ILB Wisconsin 43 SR

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

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
6'2 235

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

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

Gets good pressure on the QB

Is a good pass rusher

Very physical and powerful

A good cover LB

Very experienced

Is versatile as he can lineup at ILB and OLB

Does a good job of breaking up passes

Has put up good INT numbers

Uses his speed and power to get through the offensive line in pursuit of the ball carrier

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

Weaknesses:

Not known as a big sack guy

Has issues with fast QBs and backs at times

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

Career Stats:

Games Played: 40

Tackles: 162

Tackles For Loss: 19.0

Sacks: 3.0

Interceptions: 2

Pass Breakups: 4

Forced Fumbles: 1

Fumbles Recovered: 2