Rankings

Player Display Name: 
Tremaine Edmunds

Inside LineBacker
School: Virginia Tech | Conference: ACC
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-4.5 / 253 | 40: 4.54 | DRAFT YR:2018

Rankings

Grade
4.79
Projected Round
1st
Bio: 
Two-year starter who earned Third Team All-America honors and led the Hokies with 109 tackles, 14 tackles for loss and three forced fumbles while tying for the team lead with 5.5 sacks in 2017. Named Second Team All-ACC and tied for the team lead with 18.5 tackles for loss as a junior, making 106 tackles with one interception and one forced fumble.
Pos: 
Big, athletic linebacker with potential in a variety of schemes. Imposing, looks the part and plays to it. Strong at the point, shows a lot of athleticism and plays stout run defense. Fires up the field to fill gaps, squares into ball carriers and easily brings opponents down at the point of attack. Breaks down well and effectively uses his hands. Fast in backside pursuit, attacks assignments and runs ball carriers down. Shows skill in zone coverage, has a nice move to the throw and defeats blocks to get to the action. Forceful and makes a lot of plays behind the line of scrimmage.
Neg: 
Shows some stiffness in his game. Lacks explosive change of direction and the ability to immediately alter his angle of attack.
Analysis: 
Edmunds was a playmaking linebacker the past two seasons at Virginia Tech and has the ability to be a dominant defender. His combination of size, athleticism and sheer force has next-level decision makers salivating. Edmonds offers potential at a variety of linebacker spots and is versatile enough to play in a number of defensive schemes as a three-down player.