2018 Guide: What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about JOSEY JEWELL: Iowa, 6010 234 4.85. Three-year starter from Decorah, IA. Played in 50 games over his Hawkeye career. Permanent team captain who gets the defense lined up. He led the Big 10 in tackles and was fourth nationally with 11.3 tackles per game. Recorded over 115 tackles per year for three straight seasons and had 437 for his career. Was a 2017 consensus All-America choice and the Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of the Year in the Big 10. Academic All-Big 10 for three years running and the Butkus-Fitzgerald Big 10 Linebacker of the Year. Jewell is an instinctive linebacker who is always around the ball. Quick to read and react with good fits at the inside gaps and range to get to the perimeter. Strong downhill player with good lateral movement and adjustment in space. Physical attacking blocks with good shed ability. Relentless in pursuit with good leverage on the ball. Physical and punishing tackling skill with explosion as the end game. Takes deep drops with a good understanding of zone coverage. Awareness in zone seeing threats and closing voids. Better in zone than man-to-man as he struggles to mirror cuts off a shifty back. Gives a great effort and has good fundamentals in all aspects of coverage. He will occasionally get hung up in transition but his hustle and instincts more than compensate. Also has experience on punt coverage teams. 2017 stats: 136 T, 13.5 TFL, 4.5 sacks, 11 PBU, 3 QBH, 1 FF, 2 INT. Edge speed:left 1.91, right 1.90. OSR:16/22. Fourth/fifth round. (A-32, H-10, BP-18, SS-4.27).