There are hundreds of stories being told during the planning and anticipation of the 2017 NFL Draft. Today we will be looking at a scouting report for red shirt sophomore Solomon Thomas, Stanford Cardinals.
DT/DE-Solomon Thomas, Stanford 6’3” 273 lbs.
This hybrid defender has climbed up many draft pundits mock drafts. He is a too tall and skinny to play inside on the defensive line for more than a few snaps a game, yet Thomas isn’t fluid enough to play outside backer. Let’s take a look at his talents to see where the former Cardinal will be the most effective. Since I’m a high school football coach and educator by trade, let’s break down what I saw in the seven games I reviewed of the red shirt sophomore play maker: 2016 contests versus Arizona, Kansas State, Colorado, UCLA, North Carolina, Rice, and Washington. Most of these game videos are available via draftbreakdown.com. These are my thoughts: