George Rooks

  • Pos DL
  • Height 6-4
  • Weight 260

Prospect Info

Michigan Wolverines

  • Jersey #54
  • Class SO

As a Prospect

247Sports Composite®

0.9070
  • Class 2021
  • Committed 1/27/2021
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H.S. Scouting Report

Evaluated 10/12/2018

BrianDohn
Brian Dohn National Recruiting Analyst

Projection

4-7 Round Day 3

Comparison

Rodney Gunter Arizona Cardinals

Wide-shouldered frame and lean. Carries 260 pounds like 240. Can play 3-technique in 4-3 or defensive end in 3-4. Natural athlete. Fires off low. Gets upfield quickly. Has refined swim move. Upper body flexibility allows him to turn and get though gaps. Can re-direct down line of scrimmage. Able to stack and disengage to make tackle. Strong work ethic. Being consistent with his burst at the snap is a needed. Has to work on backside pursuit. Adding upper body strength important. Sometimes gets upright too quickly. Has to work on staying low against run. Multi-year starter at Top 20 program.

Athletic Background

2019: Helped St. Peters Prep to an 11-1 record and the New Jersey Non-Public Group 4 championship as a junior.

Connections

  • George Rooks Father

    Syracuse defensive lineman from 1988-91. Big East Co-Defensive Player of the Year in 1991.

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