Ross Homan Scouting Report
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Colts tight end Dwayne Allen said last month that he is ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
When the Eagles open their 2014 season at home against the Jaguars, wide receiver Jeremy Maclin will be ready to go. Heck,... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden are expected to provide the Raiders with an interesting one-two punch out of the ba... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Bill Lazor has replaced Mike Sherman as the Dolphins' offensive coordinator this year, and one of the differences between ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
As expected, the Raiders unloaded quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday. Less expected is that they actually got something ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Marquess Wilson has some more competition in his... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said Sunday that quarterback Sam Bradford is doing really well as he rehabs from reconstructiv... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
A wide majority of NFL teams begin their offseason program this week. One of those teams is the Dallas Cowboys, who actual... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
NFL Draft > 2011 Prospects > OLB > Ross Homan

Ross Homan Scouting Report

Position: OLB
Conference: Big10
School: Ohio State Buckeyes
Year/Status: Drafted
Jersey Number: #51
Height & Weight: 6'0 - 227 lbs.
Drafted 6.35 in 2011 by MIN

2011 NFL Combine Results
40-Yard Dash4.68
Bench press32
Vertical jump35.5
Broad jump9'3
Three-cone drill7.21
20-yard shuttle4.34
60-yard shuttle11.76

2011 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:
person

Ross Homan, OLB, Ohio State

Ohio State Buckeyes outside linebacker Ross Homan is a three-year starter with a high motor, good football IQ and plays sideline to sideline with intensity. The knock on Homan right now is his speed and size. As the NFL has become more and more athletic over the last 10 years, defenses are simply looking for bigger and faster players across the board. Homan, listed at 6'0 and 227 pounds, is undersized for the position despite being one of those players who is said to have a "nose for the football".

Homan's speed is also a question mark. Given his size, the fact that he's listed as having run a 4.75 40-yard dash is a concern. In all likelihood, after being drafted, he would be asked to bulk his body up which would only take away his speed.

With those negatives in mind, the kid can flat-out play at the college level. He plays tough, is an excellent tackler and can diagnose plays very quickly. Homan can sometimes get eaten up by blockers if he gets sucked into the trenches, but he maintains a good path to the ball carrier by playing well with good quickness and quality pursuit angles.

If Homan were a few inches taller with an extra 20 pounds of muscle on his body while maintaining his speed, he could easily be a mid-second round prospect.

Chris Homan currently projects as a fourth to fifth round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.

Last Updated Nov-22-2010 by Matt De Lima

0 Comments | Add Yours
There are no comments on this prospect yet.

Most Popular
2014 NFL Draft Prospects
Scouting Reports

  1. Teddy Bridgewater
  2. Sammy Watkins
  3. Marqise Lee
  4. Carlos Hyde
  5. Mike Evans
  6. Tre Mason
Prospect Profile Search:
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties