Biography: Two-year starter who posted 44 tackles/3.5 tackles for loss/2 sacks as a senior after putting up 30/4.5/2 the prior year.
Positives: Hardworking lineman with limited physical skills. Bends his knees, plays with good pad level and quickly changes direction. Chases the action hard, keeps his feet moving on contact and rarely gets knocked off his feet. Fires off the snap with a good first step.
Negatives: Lacks bulk and can be handled by a single blocker. Limited growth potential. Minimal pass rushing skills.
Analysis: Caragein is a fiery and intense defender who gets the most from his abilities yet has limited upside for the next level. He's a potential three-technique defensive tackle if he shows his worth on special teams.
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