2020 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Missouri DT Jordan Elliott

PFN Chief Draft Analyst Tony Pauline's scouting report on 2020 NFL Draft prospect DT Jordan Elliott of Missouri.

2020 NFL Draft Scouting Report
Jordan Elliott, DT, Missouri

Career Snapshot
Transfer from Texas who started his final season at Missouri. Made 44 tackles (8.5 for loss) with 2.5 sacks and three pass breakups as a junior in 2019. Made 24 tackles (eight for loss) with a career-high three sacks as a sophomore.

Athletic, explosive interior defensive tackle who consistently makes plays on the ball. Plays with terrific leverage and power and can be an overpowering force. Easily holds his ground and shows the ability to bull rush double-team blocks and collapse the pocket. Flashes tremendous hand technique and athleticism and solid movement skills. Consistently sheds blocks to get to the action.

Not quick or fluid when asked to twist or stunt. Displays an average closing burst despite his 40 time at the NFL Combine.

Elliott is a large, athletic defensive tackle who showed major development last season and comes with big upside. He needs time to further complete his game, but his size, explosion, and power are great combinations to help him develop into an NFL starter.

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