Conference: Sun Belt
40 Time: 4.69
Biography: Junior college transfer and two year starter awarded all-Conference honors as a senior as well as being named Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year. Totals last year included 68/15/11.5 after 47/9.5/5.5 as a junior.
Positives: "Undersized college defensive end that makes a lot of plays behind the line of scrimmage. Breaks down well, quickly gets off the snap with a nice first step and plays with a large degree of quickness. Displays good movement skills, immediately alters his angle of attack and fluid moving down the line of scrimmage. Effectively uses his hands to protect himself, displays an array of techniques getting off blocks and has a burst to the action. Covers a good amount of area on the field and shows ability in pursuit. Occasionally stood up over tackle."
Negatives: "Slow shedding blocks at the point of attack. Marginally instinctive, shows hesitation in his game and slow to find the ball on occasion. Stiff and slow pedaling in reverse on zone blitzes."
Analysis: Lattimore is an underrated college pass rusher that does not possess the size to lined up at defensive end in the NFL but does have the skills to be used as a nickel rusher brought onto the field for third-down passing situations.
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