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Devonte Wyatt

DL Georgia 6-4 304 SR #95


ARM LENGTH: 32 5/8”//HAND SIZE: 9 7/8”//40YD: 4.77 (100%)//10YD: 1.60 (100%)
VJ: 29” (59%)//BJ: 9’03” (87%)//BP:  ( %)//SS: 4.63 (64%)//3C: 7.45 (84%)

Projection: With some development as a pass-rusher, has the tools to turn into an every down 3 technique in a 1-gap scheme. Starts as an excellent run defender.Draft Projection: Mid 20’s ~

Ravens Fit: Like Jordan Davis, Wyatt is not a fit currently for the Ravens two-gap scheme and you have less confidence projecting him to the scheme than Davis simply because of the difference in size, though Wyatt does show the right instincts for run defense with his hand usage and ability to leverage his gap. His grit and effort also make him look like a Raven and he’s been uber-versatile. Ultimately the scheme fit is hard to look past and he will enter the league with further to go than Justin Madubuike did to be an effective 2-gapper. Wyatt also had a family violence arrest in 2020 which might take him off the board for the Ravens.

Overall Fit 3/5


Played in a 1-gap system, in an extensive variety of alignments, most often at 3 technique but also at 0/1/4i and even 5 technique too.

Pass Rush

He has very good take-off and it doesn’t matter down/distance, he keys the ball well and gets upfield in a hurry. As a one-gapper his excellent vertical explosion was on show as a pass rusher. He puts stress on the Offensive Linemen in the first few steps of his rush. He engages quickly and with good hand placement. He has fast hands and shows the beginnings of a pass rush arsenal of moves but this is still limited. He doesn’t have a plan to turn the blocker consistently. You can expect pressure on the Quarterback fairly regularly against lesser competition from the 3 technique position, but against more stout Guards, he has less success in turning the blocker and winning the rep. He has good lean and when stunting outside or just rushing outside from 5 technique you can see good bend but with little finish.

He does get his eyes on the passer and hands up in the throwing lane when he isn’t going to get home. He has the beginnings of a plan but it isn’t executed consistently, when an Offensive Linemen comes out too low, he will matador him with a club and swim. He has remarkable agility, balance and body control for his size, to move through traffic and pursue the football. He is physically tough and his motor is always running – you can see him chase down plays from a long way behind the ball. A high-effort player. If he could add more moves or a more sophisticated plan to turn his man, and combine this with his burst, explosion and effort then he could develop into a seriously disruptive interior force.

Vs Run

He’s a very good one-gap run defender. His processing and reading of run-pass is excellent and he will diagnose blocks quickly and get in the optimum position to defeat them, this is especially true against reach blocks, down blocks and drive blocks. He engages quickly with a fast and hard strike that’s well placed and locks out to gain leverage, he works with leverage against his man consistently in the run game.

His timing, placement and strength in his hand usage are all very good. He can match angles, leverage his gap and disengage to make the play on the ball carrier. He will regularly control the point of attack against most competition. You can see him fit his hands and his pads while on the move and shed to tackle the ball. He cannot yet occupy or split double teams consistently but he shows the play strength to do so, just not yet the technique.

1 gap 3 technique, with excellent motor and upfield burst but needs to add more  moves/plan as a pass rusher. Penetrating run defender who can leverage gap and tackle the ball.

SR: 4 Sacks, 5 QB Hits, 32 Total Tackles, 2 FF, 2 Batted Balls
JR: 4 QB Hits, 26 Total Tackles, 1 Batted Ball
INJURY: Misses 1-2 games per season (various)

Athleticism 5
Intelligence 4
Versatility 4
Grit 5
Scheme 2

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