Rankings

Player Display Name: 
Caleb Kidder

Defensive end
School: Montana | Conference: D-IAA
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-5 / 269 | 40: 4.72 | DRAFT YR:2017

Rankings

Grade
3.21
Projected Round
FA
Bio: 
Two-year starter who was awarded All-Big Sky honors in both his junior and senior seasons. Spent every year but 2016 at defensive tackle. Ranks 11th in school history with 29.5 tackles for loss. Finished his career with 194 tackles, 14 sacks, one interception and three fumble recoveries.
Pos: 
Explosive defensive lineman with an underrated game. Fires off the snap with a quick first step, breaks down well and effectively uses his hands to protect himself. Bends off the edge, slides down the line of scrimmage and gives effort working to make plays. Sells out or flies around the action, uses his hands to protect himself and pursues ball handlers with speed. Occasionally stands up over tackle and effectively gets up the field to disrupt the action.
Neg: 
Despite his 40 time possesses an average closing burst. Will struggle defending the run at the next level.
Analysis: 
Kidder is an athletic defensive line prospect who plays with a special-teams mentality. He has all the underlying ability to make an active roster as a designated pass rusher and special-teams player.