Film Room: Arizona State vs Boise State

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Doug Martin and Kellen Moore celebrated a Las Vegas Bowl win. Who will celebrate first on Draft Day? (Photo: ICON SMI)

The Boise State Broncos trounced Arizona State in the Las Vegas Bowl – but the most highly touted prospect coming into the game was a Sun Devil. Would that change by the end of the night?

This is how the 2012 NFL Draft prospects performed.

Check out over 100 games scouted for 2012 NFL Draft Prospects.

#90 DL Billy Winn – Boise State (Scouting Report)
-Has lined up at RDE, LDE, DT, MLB.
-Draws early double team, didn’t quit.
-Gets some quick penetration, play goes away from him.
-Violent hands – knocks OL off balance.
-Recognizes play quickly and adjusts.
-Fights off double team, gets some push into backfield.
-Occupies RT/RG in pass-protection.
-Comes from MLB position on blitz, runs over blocker and flushes Osweiler.
-Initially stopped, but circles around to pressure QB – demolishes RB blocking him.
-Takes LG for a ride, knocks RB down with one arm for TFL.
-Gets off block and cleans up the mess for a sack.
-Good surge at goal-line, doesn’t let RB get in.
-Solid game from the versatile Winn playing in a rotation – extremely active. ASU paid a lot of attention to him in their schemes. Still a certain Top 100 player.

#92 DE Shea McClellin – Boise State
-Has lined up at RDE, 3-4 OLB, ILB, and SLB.
-Nice rip and dip to get near sack on Osweiler.
-Lightning quick inside move, blows up run – was barely touched by RT.
-Another good inside move, initially stopped but spins outside to catch fleeing QB.
-Reacts well in coverage – good awareness of QB and WR’s in area.
-Rushing from 2-point – nice spin-move, QB has to get rid of ball quick.
-Great containment technique, gets piece of the TFL.
-Spin move into RB pass-blocking, still stays active.
-Rushing from 3-point – evades chip easily and gets on QB.
-Runs through center on blitz from LB position.
-Ran with WR stride-for-stride down the field in man – impressive.
-Bull-rushes FB with ease.
-End/Tackle stunt, wraps up big QB for a sack.
-Was incredibly impressive – showed he can play 3-4 OLB at the next level.

#8 S George Iloka – Boise State
-Drops the hammer on check-down pass for a loss – really solid tackle.
-Knows the down/distance, plays the sticks in his coverage.
-Closes well on the ball, there to break it up if on target.
-Man coverage on Robinson in red-zone.
-Showed good jam, fluid turning.
-Looks like a legit 6’3″ with long arms.
-Playing kickoff coverage – can’t catch KR returner from behind.
-Comes on well-timed corner blitz, can’t quite wrap up on QB.
-Made some impressive plays in coverage and in run support – obviously helped by great defensive line. Could end up being a Top 5 safety.

#22 RB Doug Martin – Boise State
-Takes opening kickoff for 100-yd TD – decisive cuts and good speed.
-Short gains early – not seeing much daylight.
-Kicks run outside, nice step-back to evade safety, has the speed to gain the edge.
-Makes a catch on a little flare route, makes the LB miss and accelerates quickly.
-Pancakes DE on a chip.
-Splits out wide.
-Punishing run, delivers the hit rather than taking it.
-Runs through arm tackle easily – good burst when he finds a hole.
-So powerful – running very low and behind his pads.
-Has a real knack for chipping rushers and taking them out.
-Bounces off big hit on kickoff return, keeps balance.
-Skinny in the hole, good elusiveness.
-Good block, picking up blitzer.
-Patient run, let the blocks develop and hit the hole hard.
-Takes swing pass – easy hands catch – and accelerates for 1st down.
-Nice cut-back, feels where the hole is going to develop.
-The most impressive offensive player on the field – will be making a move up our draft board.

#73 Nate Potter – Boise State (Scouting Report)
-Playing LT.
-Effective cut block to open passing lane.
-Combo block with RG, takes his man to the ground.
-Recognizes E/T stunt, picks it up.
-Gets help from RB on play, finishes off-balance DE.
-Showing a better punch and more aggressiveness than we’ve seen in past.
-Gets out on Burfict and makes a solid block.
-Overpowers LB, easily walls him off.
-Using DE’s movement against him, positions himself very well.
-Mirroring well, DE’s can’t get around him or through him.
-Gets to 2nd level and overwhelms LB.
-Got off his line a bit and allows outside pressure.
-Got a bit too high, pushed back on run.
-Looked much better than he did in 2010 and even earlier in 2011. Might warrant Top 100 consideration.

#11 Kellen Moore – Boise State
-Pistol/Shotgun formations, some under-center plays as well.
-Hits WR in stride on tunnel screen.
-Connects with first-read on easy 5-yard hook route.
-Locked on Shoemaker the whole way, just misses.
-Pooch punt down to 10-yard line.
-Easy connection to Martin on a flare.
-Nice footwork on play-actions and mis-directions.
-A bit of mis-communication with WR – not in tune on back-shoulder throw. Moore made the correct read.
-Ball floats a bit from across the field, but hits WR for 15 on 3rd and 12 – great anticipation.
-1st read, wide open in end-zone. Easy pitch and catch.
-Just a hair behind Shoemaker, tipped for interception.
-Fits another ball in tight window with pressure in his face.
-Beautiful back-shoulder throw to WR on goal-line. Perfect timing.
-Play-action pass, throws deep into double coverage.
-Faces immediate pressure, throws the ball away.
-Making quick reads, gets the ball out quickly.
-A lot of 1-read throws, good ball placement.
-Pump fake (2-hands) and puts the ball on his WR’s hands – dropped.
-Steps up to avoid outside rush – delivers the ball accurately to sideline.
-Arm hit as he threw – ball picked off.
-Fumbles snap under center – looks like it was on Moore.
-Floating balls that barely get there before CB can close 15 yards down the field.
-Excellent college QB, but arm strength is a legitimate concern. Could be a fringe starter on a west-coast team perhaps.

#7 LB Vontaze Burfict – Arizona State (Scouting Report)
-On the bench to start the game – not sure if disciplinary or if they have him subbed out of nickel package.
-Doesn’t look pleased on the sidelines.
-Enters game, playing MLB – blocked by Potter at 2nd level.
-A lot of effort out there early, looking to hit someone.
-Pursuing the ball-carrier relentlessly.
-Unsportsmanlike conduct, then loafs on extra point attempt.
-Not on field next series.
-Still haven’t seen him over 1 quarter later.
-Complete non-factor as he can’t stay on the field. Combine interviews are going to be key for Burfict.

#17 QB Brock Osweiler – Arizona State
-Looks the part at 6’8″/240 – playing a lot of shotgun.
-Decent play-action, finds third read but ball is knocked down.
-Solid footwork on PA/rollout – hits FB in stride.
-Perfect placement on swing pass.
-Bobbles snap, moves well to gain a few yards.
-Feels backside pressure, hits checkdown.
-Identified the 1-on-1, but poor timing/good route jump leads to near interception.
-Makes a good read, can’t drop touch pass in – Very calm in pocket while in end-zone.
-Recognizes pressure again, gets outside the pocket but can’t deliver accurate ball throwing across body.
-Collapsing pocket, can’t find open man – tackled fighting for yards.
-Easy 10-yard curl – decent zip on the ball to the outside.
-Awkward motion, misses WR badly on sideline.
-Making his own checks on the line.
-Snap goes right by him – gets back on the ball.
-Finds 2nd read, just short on 3rd down.
-Fits ball in tight zone, nice zip on it.
-Throws behind Robinson over the middle, but comes back next to him and converts the 1st.
-Stepped up into pressure, delivered the ball quickly on deep-in.
-Steps through one blitzer, but can’t avoid them all – sacked.
-Stepped up into the pocket and delivers a rocket – best throw we’ve seen.
-Told the punt team to get off the field – hilarious, and the right call.
-Doesn’t convert, had to get rid of the ball too early with blitzers in his face.
-Late on the deep pass – had a guy open. Bailed out by PI.
-Making some easy connections on swing passes.
-Horrible under-throw on fade route at goal-line, intercepted.
-Pretty great effort and athleticism trying to chase down corner.
-Has done a great job of feeling pressure and moving away from it.
-Fires a strike on post-route, hits tall receiver right where he needs it.
-Hits hot receiver where the corner blitz was coming from.
-Stares down WR, allows MLB to break up the play.
-Up and down day from Osweiler – certainly has the skills to be a future 1st-rounder. Could be a Top 100 guy this year.

#8 WR Gerrell Robinson – Arizona State
-Ball knocked down in front of him.
-Tough to bring down – big receiver.
-10 yard catch on 3rd and 11 – needs to get a little deeper on that route.
-Sits down in a great spot, snags the ball in traffic.
-Uses body to shield on in-route, makes big first down.
-Makes the first man miss after catch.
-Nice blocking on swing pass- springs RB for 1st down.
-Sits down in zone and fights for extra yards after catch.
-Makes two catches in a row for first down, recognizing the defense well on each.
-Had a decent game against the BSU defense – legitimate 3rd WR option for an NFL team with decent upside.

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