Let’s Talk…Montez Sweat
It was widely reported that 6′ 6″ pass rusher from Mississippi State, Montez Sweat, has a pre-existing heart condition. But his agent is doing his best to keep his draft stock way high. It’s a similar condition (and situation) to what happened to this potential first round pick last year who ended up sliding all the way to round 5.
Stephen White, contributor to SB Nation, says that Sweat is a “nearly perfect” defensive end prospect and describes this noise that he hears when watching him rush the passer. White says that despite a less than stellar bench press performance at the Combine, he looks plenty strong on tape. Here are his measurables and NFL comparisons.
Before becoming a Mississippi State star, Sweat was actually kicked out of Michigan State, but he says he’s “matured a lot”.
Here is a good highlight film of his (especially if you like YoungBoy Never Broke Again):