Biography: Junior college transfer who broke into the starting lineup as a senior then posted 28/1.5/1, after a junior season that included 20 tackles and two for loss.
Positives: Large space eater in the middle of the line who commands double-team blocks. Starts with good knee bend, plays with solid pad level, and fires off the snap with a good first step. Jolts defenders at the point of attack, displays power in his lower body and forceful up the field. Bulrushes opponents off the line of scrimmage and show the ability to collapse the pocket.
Negatives: Does not play with great balance. Gets tall as the play proceeds, rarely uses his hands, and makes himself an easy target to block. More of a straight-line defender who lacks pass-rushing skills.
Analysis: Tevaseu is a developing lineman with the size and girth to hold down the nose tackle position at the next level. He offers a solid amount of upside and could develop into a solid backup for a 3-4 defense.
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