InstantScouting Report: Jalen Nelson, OLB, University of Charleston

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By: Mike Rittelmann @MRitt9140, November 11, 2018

Jalen Nelson, OLB, University of Charleston

6’1, 245 lbs

Pros:

  • Aggressive when blitzing dips his shoulders well and plays with good leverage when hitting his mark.
  • Stack and sheds violently to get off blocks
  • Patient in coverage does not jump routes

Cons:

  • Stiff hips, doesn’t change directions with ease
  • Tends to overrun plays, needs to work on breaking down and making the tackle.
  • When blitzing at times he takes himself out of the play by running straight into the OL need to work on pass rush moves