ESPN NFL Insider Jon Gruden believes the way edge rusher Owamagbe Odighizuwa was used at UCLA renders his evaluation difficult.
An NFL scout says UCLA edge rusher Owamagbe Odighizuwa has good instincts and strength but wonders "how much better is he going to get?"
UCLA edge rusher Owamagbe Odighizuwa "is very similar to [MSU's Preston] Smith in that he is a strong run defender who could play either left defensive end in a 4-3 front or 5-technique in a 3-4 defense," writes ESPN's Todd McShay.
UCLA edge rusher Owa Odighizuwa is visiting the Saints next week after taking a trip to see the Cowboys, according to Aaron Wilson.
The Dallas Cowboys are hosting UCLA edge rusher Owamagbe Odighizuwa for a visit on Tuesday, according to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport.
NFL Media analyst Charles Davis notes that UCLA edge rusher Owamagbe Odighizuwa will "flash on tape but then won't pop up again for a while."
NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein compares UCLA edge rusher Owamagbe Odighizuwa to Sam Acho and writes that the Bruin "has some scheme versatility, but he's not necessarily a versatile player."
Seahawks GM John Schneider told Peter King the team has only graded 16 prospects as first-round talents in the 2015 class.
NFLDraftScout.com's Frank Cooney predicts UCLA edge rusher Owamagbe Odighizuwa will go "probably in the first round of the draft."
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler wrote that the "only aspect of [UCLA edge rusher Owamagbe] Odighizuwa's draft evaluation that could keep him out of the first round is long-term durability concerns."
UCLA edge rusher Owamagbe Odighizuwa said he's been told his stock is in the "first-round area."
ESPN's Steve Muench believes UCLA edge rusher Owamagbe Odighizuwa "projects as a second-round pick because he is strong against the run, has a nonstop motor and has above-average upside as a pass-rusher."
UCLA edge rusher Owamagbe Odighizuwa "should go in the second-round range," ESPN's Todd McShay thinks.
One AFC National scout does not believe a team can rely on UCLA EDGE Owamagbe Odighizuwa for pass rushing productivity.