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.
When Aaron Lynch transferred from Notre Dame to USF, a big spotlight was put on Lynch on this Bulls defense. Lynch has a ton of potential with the frame he has. After his Freshman year, Lynch made the All-American Freshman fresh team.
- 6-6, 244 pounds
- 4.76 40-yard dash
- 5.5 sacks in his freshman year
- 7 tackles for loss in his freshman year
- All-American Athletic Conference first team
- Extremely athletic
- Elite first step
- Good length
- Long arms
- Strong motor
- Lack of experience
- Lack of competition
- Jumps offsides a lot
- Makes mistakes
- Must learn to play smart with his energy
- Has to make a solid transition to the NFL
I am one of the biggest supporters of Aaron Lynch. I believe he can turn into a player on JJ Watt’s level. Lynch possesses an elite body frame for an athletic defensive end. If his potential catches up to him, Lynch is going to be a really fun player in the NFL. Also, he can be chosen in the third round. Lynch has first round potential for a player who could get chosen late in day two.
Scout Grade: 85/100
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