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Jason Chorak
DE, Washington

Name
Jsy
College
HT
WT
Jason Chorak
46
Washington
6030
252

40
BP
SS
LS
VJ
BJ
Grade
Rd.
4.75
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
6.29
2


Background

1997- Candidate for the Bronco Nagurski Award as the nation's top defensive player...candidate for the Butkus Award...rated No.1 OLB in the nation by Sporting News, No.4 by Lindy's...one of eight returning starters...1st team All-American by Sporting News, Football News, Athlon Football...1st team all-Pac 10 by Lindy's, Athlon Football, Football News, & The Sporting News...Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year...1996- 1st team All-American by Football News & The Sporting News...3rd team all-American by the AP...voted the Pac 10's Defensive Player of the Year by the league's coaches...became the 8th Husky to earn MVP honors...set UW single season record for sacks and tackles for loss...earned his 3rd letter...1995- Honorable mention All-Pac 10 selection...started in 11 games...finished 8th on team in tackles...1994- Played in all 11 games...named the most improved defensive lineman...

High School

Rated among the best defensive lineman in the nation...honorable mention All-America selection by USA Today...All-America pick by Scholastic Coach Magazine...three time all-state selection...attended Vashon High School (Wa.)...Academic: Majoring in Sociology at Washington...

Stats

1997- 30 solo...10 asst...20/72 loss...1 FC...2 PD...7/4 sacks...1996- 29 solo...14 asst...22/105 loss...2 FC...1 FR...14.5/90.5 sacks...1995- 25 solo...1995- 25 solo...18 asst...13/46.5 loss...1 FC...3 PD...3.5/2 sacks...1994- 8 solo...5 asst...4.5/22.5 loss...1 FR...0.5/1.5 sacks.

Summary

He is a tweener-type player that doesn’t really have the frame to be an every down pass rusher in the NFL, but does not have a lot of experience dropping into coverage as a pure linebacker. He is really an upfield type player with a great motor. He has excellent quickness off the edge, he plays with leverage, and he chases down plays from the backside. He might fit as a 3-4 rush OLB on the NFL level. Although he plays hard, he does not have a lot of bulk to handle the run at the POA, and he can be engulfed by big OTs.. He is at his best when he is in space and chasing down plays. He is a very competitive guy and should also be excellent on special teams.

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