Carolina Panthers

Name  Doug Hogue
Born  2/1/1989
Height  6-2
Weight  226
College  Syracuse
2010 All-Big East First Team selection...Selected to play in the 2011 East-West Shrine Game...Moved from running back to linebacker at beginning of 2009 spring practice...Started all 12 games in 2009, ranking 21st nationally and second in the Big East in sacks per game (0.79), while leading the Big East and tying for 20th nationally in TFLs per game (1.33)...In 2010, ranked seventh in the league in tackles per game (7.4) and 12th in TFLs per game (0.79), while starting all 13 games...Excels in space and covers well fromsideline to sideline...Adeptly covers both running backs and tight ends...Recovers well when deceived with misdirection or play action...Good closing speed...Speed rusher...Has trouble staying upright at times...Below average strength at point of attack...Has difficulty disengaging from blockers...Underwent arthroscopic surgery on right MCL/meniscus after injury in 2010 spring game...Still developing skill set...Room for growth and will at least supply capable special teams play early in pro career.

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