2019 NFL Draft Preseason Scouting Notes: Zach Allen, DE, Boston College

Basics:
College- Boston College
Position- DE
Jersey Number- 2
Class- SR
Measurements:
Height- 6’5
Weight- 285
Pros:
Has good size
Has good speed
A tackling machine
Very experienced
Has a non stop motor
Is in on every play
Does not give up on many plays
Gets good pressure on the QB
Is a good pass rusher
A defensive play maker
A difference maker on defense
A relentless defender
A ferocious defender
A hard hitter
A run stuffer
Does a good job of batting down and breaking up passes
Has put up good sack numbers so far
Very powerful
Uses his strength to get through the offensive line
Does a great job of bringing the ball carrier down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss
Cons:
Has issues with fast QBs and backs at times
While he has good speed he does not have elite speed but that does not hurt his game
Career Stats:
Games Played: 38, Tackles: 138, Tackles For Loss: 26.5, Sacks: 12.0, Interceptions: 1, Pass Breakups: 8, Fumbles Recovered: 2