DeMarvin Leal is a defensive lineman for the Texas A&M Aggies and has proven to be one of the more versatile defensive lineman in the all of college football. He has the frame (6-foot-4, 290-pounds) to play on the inside, but also brings a hefty amount of explosiveness off the edge. It’ll be interesting to see how the Aggies use him this upcoming season after moving him all over the line-of-scrimmage last season, but one could expect the same type of movement from a guy with his versatility.
- Versatility, can play multiple techniques, can operate out of a two point stance.
- Easy mover, good lateral agility.
- Gap penetrator/shooter. Strength at the POA.
- Dropping shoulder and getting around the edge.
- Keying on backfield as a run defender, two-gapping.
- Raw power, ability to push the pocket. Relentless pass rush.
- Push-pull and bull-rush. Balance, can always find his feet.
- Disrupts QB, gets in passing lanes, brings consistent pressure.
- Works inside move, wins.
- Explosive out of his stance.
- Chases down ball-carriers from back side.
- Lacks a plan as a pass rusher.
- Hand counters, can often find himself getting stuck on blocks.
- Pad level gets high, allowing OL to get hands on his chest and control the POA.
- Converting pressures to sacks.
18 solo tackles, 19 assisted tackles, 37 total tackles, 7.0 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, 3 pass deflections, and 1 interception.
7.38 – First Round