Taco Charlton
Round 1

Taco Charlton

  • Year: Senior
  • Height: 6-6
  • Weight: 277
  • 40-Yard: 4.92
  • Arm: N/A
  • Hand: N/A

Strong Points

Program guy who showed improvement every year. Excellent height and length. Has the frame to carry another 15 pounds. Quick snap reaction and get-off. Hand use has improved. Can be explosive off the edge with bend. Closes quickly. Good instincts, shows awareness for screens and draws. Has upside. Very good athlete with speed and change of direction.

Weak Points

Needs to improve pass rush moves and learn some counter moves. Can get tall at times. Needs to add strength and bulk. Overall play is up and down.

The Way We See It

Came on strong in 2016, showing improvement from beginning of season to end. Had a dominant game in the Orange Bowl vs. Florida State. Has great height and length and a frame to get bigger. He is a real good athlete with quickness, speed and body control. Needs to get stronger. Can easily be a 4-3 DE, might grow into being a 5-technique in a 3-4 and might be able to play OLB in a 3-4. Has great upside, just needs to get stronger and improve his overall techniques. Solid late-first, early-second-round pick who could even go a shade higher because of very high ceiling.