Adetomiwa Adebawore: NFL Draft Scouting Report

Adetomiwa Adebawore: NFL Draft Scouting Report
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  • Height: 6’2″
  • Weight: 282 Lbs
  • College: Northwestern
  • Year: Senior
  • Position: Defensive Line


  • Long, strong defensive lineman
  • Extremely intelligent player
  • Physical and tough
  • Agile
  • Is athletic and knows how to use that athleticism to his advantage
  • Great lateral and vertical movement
  • Has instant speed which is explosive
  • Is explosive off the snap
  • Bull Rush is his go-to move.
  • Has the strength, power and explosiveness to make the bull rush stick
  • Can shed blocks with ease
  • Can get after runners and make plays when defending the run
  • Awesome upper body strength to win with his arms and hands
  • Has great hand placement when getting off blocks
  • Has fantastic hand usage. His hand placement is superb and he attacks with power and physicality
  • Extremely versatile. Can win inside and out
  • Can win with speed and strength
  • High energy, high motor
  • Has great pass-rush instincts
  • Has a pass-rush plan
  • Has an abundance of skill moves which allows him to expose the opposition, especially when attacking the middle
  • Plays with good leverage


  • Is quite rigid in his body
  • Lacks body flexibility and bend
  • Is a tweener who possibly lacks the elite strength to play every down on the inside but lacks the bend to play constantly on the edge
  • Has a tendency to resort back to his bull rush too often, looking to run straight through opponents by attacking their chest when he needs to deploy other techniques
  • Has a lot of missed tackles in the backfield and he needs to clean up his finishing.
  • Struggles against bigger tackles where he can get struck by longer arms who get the first punch


Adetomiwa Adebawore is an explosive athlete who plays with physicality and power. A versatile d-lineman, Adebawore has been successful in lining up across the line and has scheme versatility. He is a pure disruptor who has the strength profile and explosive burst to expose his opponent s and if he can clean up some tackling, add to his pass rush plan and find a team who has a place for him to work from multiple alignments, Adebawore will be a solid day 2 pick.

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