Height: 6-5.5
Weight: 276
40: 4.84
Year: 5Sr

Austen Lane

School: Murray State
Position: DE
Bio: Four-year starter awarded All-Conference and All-American honors last season and named OVC Defensive Player of the Year. Finished the season with totals of 64/19.5/11, also intercepting a pass. Junior totals included 63/22/12 when he was initially named as an All-Conference selection. Posted 48/8.5/3.5 as a sophomore.
Positive: Well-built defensive end moving up draft boards. Plays with good lean, quickly gets his hands up to protect himself, and displays a good change of direction. Fast off the edge, immediately alters his angle of attack, and gets a lot of force moving up the field. Displays multiple moves getting off blocks, keeps his feet moving on contact, and chases the action hard.
Negative: Struggles getting off blocks once engaged at the point and handled by large lineman. Possesses a lean build and lacks natural bulk.
Analysis: Lane is a prospect whose game has significantly improved the past three seasons. He showed well in post season at the Senior Bowl and combine and is well thought of in the scouting community. Lane may need time to get accustomed to the speed and athleticism at the next level but offers size, growth potential, and could eventually develop into a very productive defensive end in a four-man front or as a two-gap player.

Updated 4/28
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Mississippi
T3Jr
21stJalen Ramsey
Florida State
CB3Jr
31stJoey Bosa
Ohio State
DE3Jr
41stMyles Jack
UCLA
OLB3Jr
51stDeforest Buckner
Oregon
DE4Sr
61stJared Goff
California
QB3Jr
71stCarson Wentz
North Dakota State
QB5Sr
81stEzekiel Elliott
Ohio State
RB3Jr
91stRonnie Stanley
Notre Dame
T4Jr
101stLeonard Floyd
Georgia
OLB3Jr
111stJack Conklin
Michigan State
T4Jr
121stVernon Hargreaves
Florida
CB3Jr
131stDarron Lee
Ohio State
OLB4Jr
141stKevin Dodd
Clemson
DE4Jr
151stShaq Lawson
Clemson
DE3Jr
161stA'Shawn Robinson
Alabama
DT3Jr
171stLaQuon Treadwell
Mississippi
WR3Jr
181stRobert Nkemdiche
Mississippi
DT3Jr
191stEli Apple
Ohio State
CB3So
201stSheldon Rankins
Louisville
DT4Sr
211stPaxton Lynch
Memphis
QB4Jr
221stMackensie Alexander
Clemson
CB3So
231stReggie Ragland
Alabama
ILB4Sr
241stAndrew Billings
Baylor
DT3Jr
251stWill Fuller
Notre Dame
WR3Jr