Draft Profile: Clelin Ferrell (DE, Clemson)

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Clelin Ferrell, DE, Clemson
HT: 6’5 WT: 265 lbs

Accolades:
– Ted Hendricks Award (2018)
– 2× CFP national champion (2016, 2018)
– 2016 Fiesta Bowl Defensive MVP
– ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2018)
– Consensus All-American (2018)
– First-team All-American (2017, 2018)
– 2× First team All-ACC (2017, 2018)


Video credit: ACC Digital Network

Pros:
– Elite hands
– Sets EDGE consistently
– Multiple pass rush moves

Cons:
– Average “get-off”
– Excellent against the run
– Stand up ability

Clelin Ferrell is projected with a mid-late 1st round grade. Ferrell is predominantly a 4/3 DE, because of that I can see his stock fall rather than rise. Look for Ferrell to be taken in the back half of the first round.

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