Quan Sturdivant Scouting Report

Quan Sturdivant

Height: 6’1
Weight: 241
College: North Carolina
40 Time: 4.65
Class: Senior
Stock:
Projected: 3rd-4th Round

Stats

2010 – 61 tackles, 8.5 TFL, 3.0 sacks, 2 PBU, 1 INT
2009 – 79 tackles, 12.0 TFL, 1.0 sack, 3 PBU
2008 – 122 tackles, 5.5 TFL, 2.0 sacks, 4 PBU, 2 INT’s
2007 – 47 tackles, 1.5 TFL, 1.0 sack, 1 INT

Overview:

Quan Sturdivant is a nice LB prospect because he can play inside and outside, although would probably be a better fit outside. He has great range because of his athleticism and he has good instincts. I want to see him be more physical though. He prefers to run around blocks than take them head on, he’s not an explosive tackler, and he just doesn’t attack the LOS like you would want to see. He can do this and I have seen him play tough before, but too often he’s content just sitting back and letting the play come to him instead of attacking.

Scouting Report:

Positives

– Has great size
– Good athlete
– Has sideline to sideline range
– Solid instincts
– Quick enough to get around blocks
– Does a good job of shooting gaps and getting into the back field
– Efficient wrap up tackler
– Looks comfortable in coverage
– Reads QB’s well and anticipates the throw
– Moves well across the LOS
– Can play inside and out
– Good work ethic
– Team Leader

Negatives

– Doesn’t look physical
– Lacks the aggression you want to see out of a linebacker
– Struggles to get off of blocks and prefers to dance around them
– Can over pursue and take poor angles leading to missed tackles
– Good in coverage but rarely makes a play on the ball
– Too upright in his drop and when working in coverage
– Not an explosive tackler
– Will wrap up and hang on
– Lacks experience as a pass-rusher
– Previously arrested for possession of marijuana

Skills:
1-poor, 2-weak, 3-above average, 4-very good, 5-elite

Speed: 4.0
Tackling: 3.0
Coverage: 3.0
Point Of Attack: 2.5
Instincts: 3.0
Pass Rush: 2.0
Pro Potential: 3.0

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