NFL Draft Scouting Report: Tuli Tuipulotu, USC

NFL Draft 2023 Scouting Report: DL/EDGE Tuli Tuipulotu, USC. Younger brother of Philadelphia Eagles player Marlon Tuipulotu, related to San Francisco defensive back Talanoa Hufanga. Southern California's starting lineup player from 2020 to 2022, selected as team captain. Won the Polynesian Player of the Year award last season and the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year Award.

NFL Draft Scouting Report: DL/EDGE Tuli Tuipulotu, USC

Height: 6'4''

Weight: 290 lbs

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Tuli Tuipulotu Stats

46 tackles (22 with loss of yards), 13.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles.

NFL Draft Scouting Report: Strenghts

  • Speedy
  • aggressive hands
  • athletic
  • strong physically
  • hard to knock down
  • can attack through center zone as well as on edges of line
  • versatile, worked in a variety of techniques in college

Related: NFL Draft Scouting Report: Andrew Vorhees, USC

NFL Draft Scouting Report: Weaknesses

  1. Not maneuverable enough to play edge rusher effectively
  2. a bit stiff in his movements
  3. lacks stability
  4. sometimes acts too straightforward

NFL Draft 2023 Scouting Report: Overall

Tuli Tuipulotu is one of the best defenders of last season, very versatile and very productive. Has great potential for further development, primarily in the game against the pass. The best role for him would be as an edge player at the front in a 4-3 scheme. Tuipulotu is capable of interest from any of the 32 clubs in the league, will qualify for a second round draft pick.

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