Draft Scout Snapshot: DS Rating on 1/19/10: #2 Junior DE, Projected Rd: 1 for the 2011 NFL Draft
2008: 14 GP; 2 GS; PR: 1-12-12-0; 21 Sol-39 TT, 13.5 TFL, 9.5 SK, 1 PBU, 7 QBH, 2 FR, 1 FF, 3 BLK; Played in all 14 of the Gators’ games during the season, securing starts against Hawaii and Ole Miss…Tallied 39 tackles, including 21 solo and 18 assisted, while racking up a team-leading 13.5 tackles for loss and 9.5 quarterback sacks…Blocked three punts in 2008, the most of any player under Coach Meyer…Additionally blocked an Oklahoma field goal in the 2009 FedEx BCS National Championship Game…Named the Defensive MVP of the National Championship Game, where he recorded four tackles, 1.5 tackles for a loss of four yards and half a sack to compliment his blocked field goal…An AP Second-Team All-SEC selection…Also garnered CollegeFootballNews.com Second-Team All-Sophomore accolades…Ranked first in the SEC in sacks and fifth in tackles for loss…Tied a career-high with two quarterback sacks against Florida State…Named the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week for his effort against FSU…Rallied for two quarterback hits as the Gators defeated Alabama in the 2008 SEC Championship game…Graded out a champion against Miami…Recorded his first career start against Hawaii. 2007: 13 GP; 0 GS; 6 Sol-7 TT, 2 TFL, 1 SK, 1 PBU, 2 QBH, 1 FF, 1 BLK; One of the top freshman defensive lineman on the team…Saw action in all 13 games primarily as a pass rusher…Also saw action on special teams…Did not start any contests…Finished the season with seven tackles, six solo and one assisted.
Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Bengals' picks: Round 2/54 -- Carlos Dunlap, DE, 6-6, 277, Florida, Should help bolster the pass rush, which struggled over the second half of the season. He has the versatility to play as an outside edge rusher on first and second downs and move to the inside on third down. - by The Sports Xchange