Daniel Te’o-Nesheim was the all-time leader in sacks at the University of Washington. Phillip Hunt led the CFL in sacks with 16, so the Eagles are giving him a look. Brandon Graham had 10, 10, and 8 his last 3 years at Michigan. Chris Gocong set a 1-AA record with 23.5 in one season at Cal Poly. Bryan Smith had 10.5 and 13.5 his last 2 years in college. Andy Studebaker led all of NCAA with 17.5 his senior season. Trent Cole had 8.5 his senior season. I could go on.
What's the point here? The Eagles seem to value pass rushers that put up big numbers in college, or in Hunt's case... Canada. I compiled the sacks for the last 2 years for each of the Top 250 DE's as rated by CBS, and a few OLB's that could also project as a 43 DE in the pros. Here are the results - Do with them what you will:
|Player||2010 sacks||2009 sacks||Last 2 years|
|Greg Romeus||0 (2 games)||8||8|