Alec Ogletree, LB, Georgia Bulldogs: 2013 NFL Draft Player Profile

November 24, 2012; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Alec Ogletree (9) celebrates a tackle for a loss in the second half against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Sanford Stadium. Georgia won 42-10. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

Height: 6’2″

Weight: 242 pounds

Position Rank: 1

Drafted By: St. Louis Rams (1st round, 30th overall)

40 Yard Dash: 4.70

Bench Press: 20

Vertical Jump: 33.5″

Broad Jump: 122″

2012 Statistics

Tackles
G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
10 63 48 111 11.10
Tackles For Loss
G TFL TFL Yards TFL/G
10 11.5 39 1.15
Sacks
G Sacks Sack Yards Sacks/G
10 3.0 18 0.30
Misc. Defense
G Passes Broken Up QB Hurries Fumbles Forced Kicks/Punts Blocked
10 5 5 1 0

Career Highlights (via Georgia athletics site)

2011: Earned one of the team’s David Jacobs Awards as a player who, by example, portrays courage, spirit, character and determination. 
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Appeared in eight games making eight starts recording 52 tackles including 7.5 TFL, three forced fumbles and six QBPs; Suffered a broken foot in season opener vs. No. 5 Boise St. and missed the next seven games.
*In Outback Bowl vs. No. 12 Mich. St., recorded a career-high and team-best 13 tackles including a two TFLs and two PBUs.
*In SEC Championship vs. No. 1 LSU, led team with six tackles including a 17-yard sack.
*Led the team with a career-high 11 tackles, including 10 solo stops, at No. 21 Ga. Tech.
*Led the team with eight tackles, including two TFL, vs. Kentucky.
*Six tackles including two TFL and a forced fumble vs. No. No. 24 Auburn.
*Recorded five tackles and a forced fumble vs. Florida.
*Recipient of the Don Leebern, Jr. & Don Leebern, III Scholarship.

2010: Named to SEC Coaches’ All-SEC Freshman Team.
*Earned team’s Newcomer of the Year Award on defense.
*Appeared in 12 games making five starts recording 34 tackles.
*Had a career-high 10 tackles, with seven solo stops, at No. 2 Auburn.
*Start at SS for the first time and recorded three tackles, a pass break-up and blocked a punt vs. Idaho State.
*Recipient of the Leon Farmer Athletic Scholarship.
*Earned Athletic Director’s Honor Roll distinction for summer semester.

Scouting Report/Player Notes

**Arrested for DUI prior to Scouting Combine**

Ogletree has been a star since he stepped on campus. I love this note I found at the Georgia athletic site: “Earned one of the team’s David Jacobs Awards as a player who, by example, portrays courage, spirit, character and determination.” Those are important attributes to me in a player. Was the SEC defensive freshman of the year as a strong safety, and now is ranked by many sites as the top inside linebacker in the entire country. Broke his foot in the season opener last year against Boise State, missed seven games, came back and played in/started seven games where he recorded 52 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, two passes broken up, and two forced fumbles. Excellent speed and athletic ability and is a guy who can really make an impact when he is on the field. If his teammate Jarvis Jones is the best linebacker in the country in 2012, he might be the second best. He is a player who is able to be used in a variety of different ways, as a traditional inside linebacker as well as off the edge, but because of his experience as a defensive back, he has really good speed and athletic ability. Capable of blowing up plays in the backfield with elite first step, and if he reads plays correctly he is nearly unblockable, especially with that defensive line in front of him like he has at Georgia. Ideal inside linebacker prospect for any scheme. Should be one of the first players off the board at his position, though ILBs are not valued all that highly on draft day unless they have really special skills. See: Kuechly, Luke. Does a great job of breaking down and delivering big hits.

Video Highlights (via YouTube)

Topics: 2013 Nfl Draft, Alec Ogletree, Georgia Bulldogs, St. Louis Rams

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