Jay Tufele typically aligns in the 3-technique, but has also aligned in a 4i and the 1-shade in the exposures I graded. He has very good athleticism, as evidenced by his outstanding body quickness and “get off” on the snap. In the run game, he commands a double team due to his ability to disrupt the protection. However, he has shown instances of losing the football and misidentifying blocking schemes. In the passing game, he has explosive hands and typically defeats single blocks. He will get his pad level high which hinders him, to some degree, but this player is explosive, disruptive, and can play on all three downs.
Ideal Role: He is a three-down IDL for most defensive fronts.
Scheme Fit: Schematic versatility to play in a single-gap penetrating scheme or he can two-gap if necessary.
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