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2019 NFL Draft

Drue Tranquill

ILB/Notre Dame

  • B
    6.60
    Projection
    Round 3-4
  • YearGrad
  • Height6-2
  • Weight234
  • Hand9
  • Arm31
  • 40-yard4.57
  • Bench31
  • Vertical37.5
  • Broad122.0
  • 3-cone6.94
  • 20-yard4.14
  • 60-yard11.64
    YearGPCOMPATTPCTYDSYPATDSINTATTYDSYPCTDSRECYDSYPCTDSTKLTFLSACKPDFFFRPBUINTYDSPUNTSYDSAVGLNGFGMFGAPCTLNGXPMXPAPCT
    2014 11 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 1.0 0.5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0%
    2015 3 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 2.5 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0%
    2016 12 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 79 2.0 0.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0%
    2017 13 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 85 10.5 1.5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0%
    2018 13 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86 9.0 3.5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0%
    TOTALS52000%00000000000029225.05.514100300000000%0000%

    Strong Points: Exceptional football character. Wills himself to be a good player. Has overcome numerous injuries to come back and play well. Strong leader. Team captain. Top instincts. Good-to-very-good athlete who plays at a high level of intensity. Very good in coverage (he entered college as a safety) with good ball skills. Effective when asked to blitz.

    Weak Points: Has had numerous injuries, including two ACL surgeries. Broke his hand this year but played through it with a cast. Also played through a high ankle sprain this season. We doubt he can get much bigger.

    The Way We See It: Tranquill is a scout favorite because of his rare work ethic and ability to overcome adversity. Came back from two separate ACL surgeries and continued to play well. Tranquill is a fifth-year senior who has already graduated. Came to Notre Dame as a safety but was switched to a "rover" position his sophomore year. Started three times as a freshman and tore his ACL in Game 11. Was moved to a "rover" position in 2015 as a sophomore but tore his ACL again in Game 3 and received a medical redshirt. Worked hard and came back to start every game in 2016 as a linebacker. Was a starter in each of the past two seasons. Two-time team co-captain.. Tranquill is best suited to play "Will" linebacker in a 4-3 at the NFL level. Can also be a hybrid linebacker because of his cover skills. Medical will be big because of all the injuries he's endured but should at least be a Day 3 selection. Has the ability to come in and start as a rookie in the right situation. The type of guy most coaches want on their team.

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