Michael Dogbe, DT, Temple #9

6021, 280, 4.87

Notes: From Morris Plains, NJ. Saw spot duty in 4 games, posting 3 tackles, in 2014; redshirted. Played in 11 games with 14 tackles and 1 FF in 2015. Part of defensive line rotation, playing in 13 games, becoming a starter in game 5, posting 43 tackles, 5 TFL, 1.5 sacks and 1 FF in 2016. Played in 12 games, making 6 starts, with 26 tackles and 2 TFL in 2017. Excels in the weightroom, having bench-pressed 505 pounds, with 37 reps at 225, squatting 685 and posting a 9’-7” broad jump. Earned the single-digit jersey No. 9 awarded to the team’s toughest players. Earned his undergraduate degree in strategic communications and is pursuing his masters in innovation management and entrepreneurship. Graduate student.

Positives: Chiseled physique. Quick off the ball. Excellent upper body strength with the tools to control blockers. Highly respected by coaches and teammates. Hard worker. Can line up at end also.

Negatives: Has not has eye-catching productivity to this point. Needs technical refinement.

Summary: Good kid with NFL tools. Worth bringing to training camp and could surprise because of his work ethic and coachability.

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