Ronnell Lewis 2012 NFL Draft Scouting Report
Name: Ronnell Lewis
Ronnell Lewis was a true freshman at Oklahoma, playing some outside linebacker and was on kickoff and punt coverage teams.
As a sophomore in 2010, he was moved to a defensive end/outside linebacker hybrid and started the final four games. His junior season he played primarily defensive end and recorded 5.5 sacks on his way to being named First Team All-Big XII.
Lewis has exceptional speed and possesses a good first step off the ball. Solid tackling skills and a hard hitter at the point of attack. Wraps up very well, showing great fundamentals. Good acceleration. Non-stop motor, never giving up on the play.
Strength is adequate and can set the edge. Smart player that does a nice job of staying home and keeping contain.
Lewis lacks elite pass rushing moves, relying mostly on his speed instead. Average use of hands. Can be overpowered off the ball in run defense. Lacks technique in coverage, but definitely has the athleticism for it.
NFL Comparison: Von Miller
Potential Suitors: Baltimore, Dallas, Green Bay, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh