2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Auburn Defensive End Corey Lemonier

March 26, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Auburn football program has fallen on hard times just two years removed from a national championship season led by the first overall pick of the following NFL Draft. That didn't stop Corey Lemonier from showing what he had for the pros on teams that were often on the wrong end of big deficits. Why should NFL teams be willing to spend a top 50 pick on this bright spot in a down year for the Tigers?
Lemonier is a power player with a terrific motor. He plays with fight and determination, along with being a natural finisher. Even though he is not an outstanding athlete, Lemonier can bend and turn the corner, and he engulfs quarterbacks with his long arms, jarring the passer and causing fumbles on contact. Lemonier also plays with great awareness, diagnosing and adjusting to the play on the fly, including nipping a screen in the bud or following the right player on an option run.
Slow-footed and not very explosive, Lemonier is just not a qui...

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