A.J. Hoffler

  • Pos DL
  • Height 6-4
  • Weight 250

Prospect Info

Clemson Tigers

  • Jersey #99
  • Class SO
  • Age 19

As a Prospect

  • Class 2023
  • Committed 6/21/2022
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H.S. Scouting Report

Evaluated 02/24/2022

Cooper Petagna National Recruiting Analyst


4-7 Round Day 3

Possesses ideal size at 6-foot-5 and 245-pounds, possesses a thick lower half and growth potential to add additional weight to his frame. Displays above average athleticism at the five technique.

Exhibits above average knee bend and hip flexibility in and out of his stance. Flashes a good first step off the line of scrimmage, but has a tendency to be a little late off the ball. Demonstrates good initial foot and body quickness off the line of scrimmage. Wins with speed and quickness in his pass-rush. Will need to continue to develop play strength and ability to play through his frame at the point of attack at the next level. Flashes a high motor and good back side pursuit ability. Appears to be adequate in the run game.

Projects to a five-technique defensive linemen in a base 4-3 defense, already 245-pounds, has the ability to add significant weight to his frame at the next level. Possesses a speed and quickness pass-rush foundation but will need to develop more consistency in his ability to play the run and win with play strength to become a complete defender. Long developing defensive lineman that has the ability to develop into a high level multi-year starter at the Power Five level.

H.S. Athletic Background

AJ Hoffler is a 6-4, 251-pound Weak-Side Defensive End from Atlanta, GA.

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