Two-year starter at Stanford before entering the portal and transferring to Michigan as a graduate student. High football IQ, Nugent makes excellent adjustments and is adept at coming off to pick up a stunt. Solid mobility he can get to the second level off a double team and block in space. Tenacious to stay with blocks he shows outstanding second effort. Solid zone blocker, he’s quick to get to the next man over and lock on. While a tenacious one-on-one blocker he’s inconsistent in pass protection as he can allow a defender to get around him. At times it’s a powerful initial strike and then loses the defender. Punch and mirror are inconsistent but he flashes. He has solid tools and a chance to develop in the right setting.
Declared for the 2024 NFL Draft. (1/14/24)