Vernon Broughton

  • Pos DL
  • Height 6-4
  • Weight 300

Prospect Info

  • High School Cy Ridge
  • City Houston, TX
  • Exp 2020 - ...

Texas Longhorns

  • Jersey #45
  • Class SR
  • Age 22

As a Prospect

  • Class 2020
  • Committed 7/17/2019
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H.S. Scouting Report

Evaluated 11/02/2018

Gabe Brooks 247Sports Scouting Analyst


4-7 Round Day 3

Reminds Us Of

Chris Wormley Pittsburgh Steelers

Big-bodied defensive lineman with potential to fit multiple positions depending on scheme. Broad-shouldered and possesses terrific height. College-ready size with frame space to easily get north of 300 pounds with good weight. Has predominantly played four-man end, but likely best fits four-man tackle or odd-front end in college. Flashes impressive quickness off the ball relative to size. Solid tackler who wraps and drives. Shows noticeable close-quarters power on tape. Active defender with a high motor. Engaged and aware vs. the run. Athletic enough to track down plays from behind in backside situations. Does a great job minding pad level and playing with leverage. Shows a promising inside spin move, but will need to expand pass-rushing repertoire. Can improve arm extension and consistency with hands, in both placement and violence. Athletic build for his size, but a bit top-heavy. Power 5 starter and potential all-conference player who should hear his name called in the NFL draft.

H.S. Athletic Background

2018: Was a first-team all-district selection as a junior....2017: Played his sophomore season at Houston Spring Woods

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