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Grading System
SHAWN LAZARUS
Position: DT
Class: Sr
School: Michigan
Conference: Big Ten
Ht., Wt.: 6'3, 290
40 Time: 5.15
Grade: 3.17

BIO: Totaled 30 tackles, six tackles for loss and one sack as a senior, after 16-4-2 the prior year, when he broke into the starting line-up

POSITIVES: Quick interior lineman who could project to end in a three-four scheme. Plays with forward lean, works his hands and shoots through the gaps defending the run. Effectively makes plays up and down the line of scrimmage, works hard and holds his ground against blocks.

NEGATIVES: Marginal pass rusher who displays minimal speed and range. Slow disengaging with opponents once wired in blocks.

ANALYSIS: Marginal athlete who will earn his wage because of hustle at the next level.

PROJECTION: Undrafted Free Agent

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