Biography: Four-year starter awarded all-conference honors since his freshman season and named an All-American after his junior and senior campaigns. Senior totals included 52 tackles/15 tackles for loss/10.5 sacks after he had 37/16.5/13 as a junior.
Positives: Productive college defensive end who projects to outside linebacker in the NFL. Plays with good pad level, quick off the snap and works his hands throughout the action. Competitive and fights hard until whistle blows. Fluid if asked to twist or stunt, makes plays in every direction of the field and stays on his feet. Slides off blocks to get to the action and displays an array of moves.
Negatives: Lacks strength at the point and easily pushed from his angle of attack by a single blocker. Lacks great pursuit speed.
Analysis: Nash has been a menacing defender the past two seasons yet lacks top size/speed numbers for the next level. He possesses strong side linebacker size and offers the football skill to get consideration on a practice squad.
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