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Draft prospect Jarran Reed stopped the highest percentage of run plays for a DT

Draft prospect Jarran Reed stopped the highest percentage of run plays for a DT

Alabama DT Jarran Reed stopped the highest percentage of run plays

Pro Football Focus is one of my favorite websites, and the reason we love them so much is the fact that they really break down the film to an extreme level.  They released an article talking about ten stats that NFL scouts would really be impressed with.  This was one from the article that really blew me away.

Jarran Reed (DT, Alabama) stopped the highest percentage of opposing run plays of any defensive tackle in college football.

No defensive tackle was more essential to their team’s run defense than Jarran Reed. He had the highest stop percentage in the country at 13.4 percent. That would have been tops in 2014 as well. At the combine, Reed will need to show quickness and agility if he wants to be viewed as a three-down tackle at the NFL level. His college production points to him being a run-stopping specialist..

 

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