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DT | Louisville | Houston Texans
Ht: 6011 / 6' 01" | Wt: 305 | Upd: 09/11/2023


Birth Date: 04/02/1994
Age: 29
Original Team: NO
NFL Entry: 16 01 012
NFL Exp: 8
Depth Chart Key: U/NYJ
Team History: NO NYJ HOU

Player History

05/16 NO D/C signed
09/16 NO IR
10/16 NO IR-7/DFR
11/16 NO activated 9
01/19 NO IR 20
12/19 NO IR 15
11/20 NO IR 9
11/20 NO IR/DFR 12
12/20 NO activated 13
03/21 NO UFA
03/21 NYJ UFA signed
03/23 NYJ UFA
03/23 HOU UFA signed
07/23 HOU NFI
07/23 HOU activated

Ourlads' Profile:

2016 Guide: What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about SHELDON RANKINS: Louisville, 6011 299 5.03. Two-year starter from Covington, GA. Received All-ACC honors the past two years. Has first step suddenness to get penetration or gain advantage up the field. Has the ability to explode and unlock his hips with force. Plays with a good low power base and knee bend to hold the point. Stout inline player who has the strength to play versus the run. Can line up shaded on the nose or outside at end. He lacks the ideal length to play outside, but has good lateral quickness to get out of trouble. Presses the pocket from the inside and gives upfield pressure. A disruptive talent with quick hands. Plays on his feet like a linebacker. Senior Bowl notes: A short but explosive interior defender. Sudden off on the snap. The most consistently explosive player of the interior defenders. Active and explosive hands with a shock punch. Tough to single block. Disruptive player. Good flexibility. Rushes with power and sets up counters. 2015 stats: 58 T, 13 TFL, 6 sacks, 1 PBU, 7 QBH. Edge speed:left 2.02, right 2.22. OSR:5/28. First round. (A-33 3/8, H-9 3/8, BP-28, 10-1.73).