2015 NFL Draft Sleepers
7) Davis Tull, Tennessee Chatanooga OLB
Tull is one of those guys that you root for. He’s under sized in all possible measurements, height, weight and arm length, and doesn’t have the explosiveness of most NFL Draft picks.
What he does have is a non-stop motor, unmatched toughness, a high football I.Q., great hands, great leverage and a devastating spin move. Tull had 37 career sacks, 60 tackles for loss, 10 forced fumbles and was the Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Year in his final three seasons.
A high school injury was the reason Tull wasn’t heavily recruited, but he made a big enough impact in the FCS to garner a look from scouts. Most have him being worth a mid-round pick, anywhere from the third to the sixth depending on the scout. I definitely see him being a productive player in the NFL. However, he isn’t a great fit in a 4-3, so he is likely to succeed elsewhere in his career.
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