Devin Bush Scouting Report

STRENGTHS: Devin Bush can cover a ton of ground in a short period of time…a playmaker…a high IQ football player…work ethic is strong…plays to the whistle every down…great intangibles and leadership…raises the level of play of the teammates around him…processes the play quickly…reads and reacts…excels in pass coverage—can match up with offensive weapons where others in this class cannot…a fluid athlete who can transition platform to platform seamlessly…an underrated pass rusher…

WEAKNESSES: Devin Bush is a limited linebacker prospect—purely based on his measurables at 5’11 220…some will look at him more like a safety than a linebacker…despite is smallish stature—he doesn’t blow you away with his quickness or explosiveness…against bigger, more physical blockers at the NFL level—the fear is that he will be engulfed…does not have the length of some of his contemporaries, and that lack of length will cause him to not make tackles, that others would…

COMP: Shaq Thompson

OVERALL: Devin Bush is a prospect that has a role in the modern day NFL—where years ago, he would not have…very smallish—Devin Bush would have been pushed back to the Safety position 5-10 years ago…Devin Bush can develop into a plus player at the NFL level in pass defense, and in a league where it is more pass-happy than ever—this skill set will be coveted…that being said, he is limited physically due to his stature, and will likely never develop into an asset in stopping the run…a great locker room guy who brings the attitude teams are looking for…Devin Bush is shaping up to be a late 1st-early 2nd round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.

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