Biography: Started seven games as a senior and finished with 33 tackles /2.5 tackles for loss. Totaled 6 tackles/1 tackles for loss/1 sack in 2010 before suffering a season-ending knee injury three games into the campaign. Junior totals of 2009 included 39/10/5 after he had 36/11.5/2 as a sophomore.
Positives: Adequately sized pass rushing prospect with possibilities as a 3-4 outside linebacker or defensive end in a conventional front. Displays terrific first-step quickness, plays with good pad level, and changes direction well. Quickly gets his hands up to protect himself, fast off the edge, and can string plays laterally in pursuit. Fluid if asked to twist or stunt, displays solid speed in every direction of the field, and works hard until the whistle blows.
Negatives: Lacks bulk and struggles getting off blocks once engaged at the point of attack. More of a speed rusher who is now dealing with a severe knee injury.
Analysis: Lockett was very productive on the college level yet suffered the misfortune of a knee injury prior to the 2010 campaign. He possesses skills that project well to the next level, but he must prove he is healthy and quickly get back to prior form to have any chance of an NFL career.
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