The 2013 NFL Draft Class is very deep at Defensive Tackle, especially at the top. This means that at pick number 18 overall the value of drafting a Defensive Tackle could be the best player on the board to fit the Cowboys needs. With that thinking in mind we start out breakdown of the players at this position.
1. Star Loulelei, Utah – 6’2″ 311
Grade – 95 / Overall – 5 / Round – 1
Strengths: Explosive big man with upfield push. Ideal build for an interior defender. Good change of direction. Almost always draws a double team. Always on the field; rarely gets a break. Dominant inside force who is big, thick and quick.
Weakness: Needs to develop more varied pass-rushing moves. AFter cardiac issues at the combine, was cleared for Utah’s pro day and performed well.