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Scouting Report: Ra'Shede Hageman

With the offseason underway, it is draft/free agency season. In this segment, “Scouting Report”, I will be posting scouting reports of who I believe the Cowboys should covet in the 2014 NFL Draft. Stay tuned daily, as I will be writing a few per day.


Ra’Shede Hageman shined in his senior year at Minnesota. He was a first team all-Big Ten, and a third team All-American. He received the Bronco Nagurski Award, an award given to Minnesota’s most valuable player.


- 6-6, 312 pounds

- 36 inch vertical

- Bench presses 465 pounds


- A converted basketball player, who is a freak athlete.

- Was on Bruce Feldman’s Freaks list

- Was asked to play basketball for Tubby Smith, declined to play football


- Extremely versatile

- Physical

- Plays with good pad level

- Has an amazing burst off the ball

- Very disruptive

- Can play DT or DE


- Can miss tackles

- Has some off the field issues

- He needs to bulk up to be a defensive tackle

- Questionable work ethic

The Fit

With Jason Hatcher set to hit free agency, the Dallas Cowboys will be in the market for a DT. With little salary cap space, the Cowboys should look towards the draft for a defensive tackle. A guy on their radar should be Hagemen. Hagemen is a guy who could rise up draft boards due to his athletic ability. He is just a freak. The Cowboys could draft him with their first round pick.

Scout Grade: 88/100

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Tags: 2014 NFL Draft Big Ten Dallas Cowboys Jason Garrett Jason Hatcher Jerry Jones Minnesota Golden Gophers Ra'Shede Hagemen

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