2017 Free Agency Profiles: Kawann Short

2017 Free Agency Profiles  

Kawann Short

Defensive Tackle

Team Carolina Panthers  
Age (On Draft Day) 24.24  
Height 6-3  
Weight 305  
Arm Length 34.75  
Hand Size 9.75  
Age Percentile 6.89  
MSA Percentile 66.81  
Solo Tackle Market Share Score 73.52  
Sack Market Share Score 95.18  
TFL Market Share Score 92.01  
Explosive Lower Body Strength Score 25.44  
Speed Score 40.60  
Flexibility Score 60.95  
Bench 29  

 

Prospect CHECKLIST

 No All-Pro and Pro Bowl Age Percentile: 67 or Higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl DTs Since the 1995 NFL Draft Class were in the 67 Percentile or Higher of age ranked from youngest to oldest
 Yes All-Pro MSA Rating: 85 or Higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro DTs since the 1990 NFL Draft Class were in the 85 or Higher Percentile of MSA
 Yes Long-term Starter MSA Rating: 50 or Higher 95% of 64 Start or More starters since the 1990 NFL Draft Class were in the 50 Percentile or Higher of MSA
 No All-Pro Solo Tackle Market Share Score: 87.19 or Higher 100% of multiple All-Pro DTs since the 1989 NFL Draft Class had a solo tackle market share score of 87.19 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl Solo Tackle Market Share Score: 72.31 or Higher 100% of multiple Pro Bowl DTs since the 1989 NFL Draft Class had a solo tackle market share score of 72.31 or higher
 Yes All-Pro Sack Market Share Score: 50.98 or Higher 100% of multiple All-Pro DTs since the 1989 NFL Draft Class had a sack market share score of 50.98 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl Sack Market Share Score: 30.74 or Higher 100% of multiple Pro Bowl DTs since the 1989 NFL Draft Class had a sack market share score of 30.74 or higher
 Yes All-Pro TFL Market Share Score: 60.06 or higher 100% of multiple All-Pro DTs since the 1989 NFL Draft Class had a TFL market share score of 60.06 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl TFL Market Share Score: 50.87 or higher 100% of multiple Pro Bowl DTs since the 1989 NFL Draft Class had a TFL market share score of 50.87 or higher
 No All-Pro Height: 6-4 or Taller 75% of Multiple All-Pro DTs since the 1990 NFL Draft Class were 6-4 or Taller
 Yes Pro Bowl Height: 6-1 or Taller 100% of Multiple Pro Bowl Edge Rushers since the 1990 NFL Draft Class were 6-1 or Taller
 Yes All-Pro and Pro Bowl Arm Length: 32’ or Longer 100% of multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl DTs since the 1999 NFL Draft class had 32’’ or longer Arm Length
 Yes All-Pro and Pro Bowl Hand Size: 8 7/8’’ or Bigger 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl DTs since the 1999 NFL Draft class had 8 7/8’’ or Bigger
 No All-Pro Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 66.96 or higher 86% of Multiple All-Pro DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 66.96
 No Pro Bowl Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 51 or higher 90% of multiple Pro Bowl DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 51 or higher.
 Yes Starter Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 4.64 100% of 64 start or more DTs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 4.64 or higher.
 No All-Pro Speed Score: 71.41 or higher 100% of All-Pro DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a speed score of 71.41 or higher
 No Pro Bowl Speed Score: 42.03 or higher 100% of Multiple Pro Bowl DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a speed score of 42.03 or higher
 Yes Starter Speed Score: 11.41 or higher 100% of 64 start or more DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a speed score of 11.41 or higher
 Yes All-Pro Flexibility Score: 40.83 or higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a flexibility score of 40.83 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl Flexibility Score: 25.74 100% of Multiple Pro Bowl DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a flexibility score of 25.74 or higher
 Yes Starter Flexibility Score: 11.13 or higher 100% of 64 start or more DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a flexibility score of 11.13 or higher
 No All-Pro and Pro Bowl Athleticism Score: 80.46 or higher 100% of multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had at least one athleticism score (explosive lower body strength, speed, flexibility) of 80.46 or higher
 Yes All-Pro and Pro Bowl Bench: 21 reps or more 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had at least 21 reps on the bench press
 Yes Starter Bench: 16 reps or more 100% of 64 start or more DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had at least 16 reps or more on the bench press

*MSA Rating: The average score of a prospect’s market share production, strength of schedule and age percentile scores

*Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s vertical, broad jump and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

*Speed Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s 40-yard dash and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

*Flexibility Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s short shuttle, 3-Cone and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

NFL Market Share Production

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Metric Recommendation: Kawann Short’s production from college translated to the NFL, but his age makes him suspect to continued dominance. He also lacks elite athleticism traits. I’d view Short as someone who is hitting their peak now. Who will likely not be consistently dominant in the future if he leaves the environments he’s in now. He has some flexibility that can be useful, but I’d worry about Short’s future dominance based on age and athleticism traits.

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