Position:DE Class: Sr School:
Big Ten Ht., Wt.: 6'4, 245 40 Time: 4.75 Grade: 3.03
BIO: Finished with 47/11/4 as a senior after registering 54/12/5 the prior season.
POSITIVES: Competitive, athletic defender who may be best standing up over tackle. Plays with good lean, moves well laterally and pursues with speed from the backside. Gets leverage on opponents and has a closing burst of speed getting to the action. Known as a hard worker with a high motor.
NEGATIVES: Has a tall, slender build and handled at the point.
ANALYSIS: At 245 pounds Strong would be best suited as an outside linebacker in a three-four alignment. Does have the frame to add an additional 20 pounds which would help his cause as a down lineman.