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OMARI HAND
Position: DE
Class: Sr
School: Tennessee
Conference: SEC
Ht., Wt.: 6'4, 267
40 Time: 4.84
Grade: 3.48

BIO: Started 13 games as a senior compiling 68 tackles, two sacks and five tackles for loss. Posted only 21 tackles as a junior when he started a pair of games.

POSITIVES: Athletic defensive end with nice size-speed numbers. Moves well laterally, fluid if asked to twist or stunt and redirects to the action. Quick changing direction, displays a burst of closing speed and pursues well from the backside. Good hand technique and fights hard.

NEGATIVES: Must get stronger and bend his knees. Not overly instinctive and slow to locate.

ANALYSIS: To this point better athlete than football player and has never taken his game to the next level.

PROJECTION: Early Sixth Round

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