Christa’s Scouting Report: Carl Nassib

Height: 6’7
Weight: 272

Overview: Carl Nassib is a Senior at Penn State, who plays defensive end. He was a walk-on who joined Penn State’s football team in 2011. This is the first season where he is officially starting for the Nittany Lions. Nassib, currently has 10 sacks to start his 2015 career, he is also on pace to break the sack record at his school which is 15 sacks.

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Strengths: Has ideal size at the position. Great against the run. Great work ethic, does not take off plays. A great leader. Great character. Great special teams player. Displays great speed at defensive end. Explosive, has an outstanding motor. Plays well against bigger competition.

Weaknesses: Could improve on his pass rushing skills. Lack of experience as a starter, 2015 is the only year where is starting for the whole year for Penn State.

Projected Round (2016): Between a 3rd round pick to a 4th round pick. Nassib is having a strong start in the 2015 season. He knows how to make plays and he is currently leading the nations in sacks, he is also on pace of breaking the sack record at Penn State.

Bottom Line: Carl Nassib plays football with a lot of heart and a lot of intensity. Although, he lacks the experience as a starter he knows how to create plays and get sacks. He is a difference maker for the Nittany Lions, who can be an asset to any NFL team in need of adding more playmakers on defense.

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