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2011 Denver Broncos Draft Cameos: Dontay Moch

Defensive End/Outside Linebacker - Dontay Moch, Nevada

Height:  6'1"
Weight:  248
40yd:  4.44

Interest Level:

Private Workout:  Yes
Private Visit to Team Facility:  No
Attended Proday:  No
Other: -

Quick Take:

A poor man's Von Miller, Moch is a productive, undersized edge rusher who had his hand down in college in a 4-3, but lacks the size to stay down in the NFL.  Tremendous athletic ability, good speed, but lacks the strength to be at the point of attack in the running game.  Needs to be protected behind a DL at the next level, and will lack effectiveness pressuring the inside shoulder of NFL tackles.  Currently a one trick pony with a bull rush/speed package off the end, and will need to take on a lot of coaching.  Shows surprising lack of abilty to change directions, very stiff, for a guy who measures as athletically as he does.

Where He Goes in the Draft:

Top of the 3rd round

What is Denver's Interest In Him?


Moch will end up falling in the no man's land between #67 and #186 that Denver needs to endure between picks in the middle of the draft.  He is not a starter, and is a project at Sam, or heaven forbid DE, so #67 will come and go without Moch getting on Denver's short list.  A trade for a fourth rounder could, however, bring his name back into the conversation.

Position, Name

CB Patrick Peterson

DT Marcell Dareus

QB Blaine Gabbert

Top OLB/DE Von Miller
DE Robert Quinn

DT Nick Fairley

QB Cam Newton

Middle OT Nate Solder
OT Anthony Costanzo
DE Da'Quan Bowers
DE Aldon Smith

Bottom DT/NT Phil Taylor
DE Adrian Clayborn
OG/C Danny Watkins
OLB Akeem Ayers


QB Jake Locker
QB Christian Ponder
DE Jabaal Sheard
QB Ryan Mallett
CB Brandon Harris
QB Andy Dalton

2 Middle RB Mikel LeShoure
OLB Bruce Carter
ILB Quan Sturdivant

Bottom OT Ben Ijalana
RB Daniel Thomas
DE Allen Bailey
DT Marvin Austin

Top QB Colin Kaepernick
LB Dontay Moch
3 Middle


4 Middle

5 Top



[Note:  All players in the table are ranked by overall grade within their round grouping, however, the round groupings are based on where this player will likely be drafted based on where teams are currently selecting in the draft.  Therefore a player is ranked within a group by his level of ability, but players in nearby groupings may have higher or lower actual grades, despite being in a different group.  Confusing enough for you? --Styg]