Rankings

Player Display Name: 
Daniel Wise

Defensive tackle
School: Kansas | Conference: BIG 12
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-2.5 / 281 | 40: 5.28 | DRAFT YR:2019

Rankings

Grade
3.29
Projected Round
7th
Pos: 
Undersized, marginally athletic three-technique tackle who gets the most from his ability. Fires off the snap with a quick first step, plays with terrific pad level and effectively works his hands to protect himself and get off blocks. Focused on by opponents and attracts double-team blocks when lined up inside. Gets a lot of momentum going up the field, gives great effort and plays smart, tough football. Very explosive, keeps his feet moving and can redirect to the ball carrier.
Neg: 
Struggles to get off blocks once engaged at the point. Occasionally lined up at defensive end in a three-man line last season and showed limited potential. Performed poorly at the combine.
Analysis: 
Wise is a hard-charging defensive tackle perfectly suited for the three-technique position based on his quickness off the snap and his ability to play with leverage and change direction. He'll be a late pick in April's draft, and Wise will surprise in the right system at the next level.