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Prospect Profile: Bjoern Werner

Posted Apr 1, 2013

Learn more about defensive end Bjoern Werner out of Florida State.


In order to familiarize fans with some of the top names in the 2013 NFL Draft, Chargers.com will be highlighting a different prospect each weekday leading up to the first day of the draft on April 25th.

We continue the series with a scouting report of Florida State defensive end Bjoern Werner.

Name: Bjoern Werner
School: Florida State
Height: 6-foot-3
Weight: 266 LBS
Position: Defensive End

Photo Gallery: Bjoern Werner in action | More Photos

Watch any game that features Bjoern Werner and you won’t find anyone on the field with more heart or hustle than the Florida State defensive end.

As a result, Werner is poised to pay immediate dividends as a rookie for whatever team drafts him.

After earning the ACC Defensive Player of the Year Award by recording 42 tackles, 18 for a loss and 13 sacks, he decided to forgo his senior season and declare for the NFL Draft. Overall, he finished his three-year collegiate career with 99 tackles, 35 for a loss, 23.5 sacks, 18 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

Even though he’s a naturally instinctive athlete, possesses a high-football IQ, has a quick first step and is a heavy hitter, Werner’s best attribute is his non-stop motor.  A true lunch pail player, he gives every ounce of energy on each snap.  That attitude helps him overcome his lack of elite athleticism and endears him to his teammates, coaches and fans alike.

Werner’s best fit in the NFL is as a defensive end in a 4-3 defense, so most NFL experts predict a team that deploys one to select him in April’s draft.

Combine Metrics
40-yard Dash: 4.83
Bench Press: 25
Vertical Jump: 31.0 inches
Broad Jump: 111.0 inches
3-Cone Drill: 7.30

 

The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed above do not represent the opinions or policies of the San Diego Chargers’ front office staff, coaches or executives.


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