March 18, 2012

Film analysis: Eddie Vanderdoes

Film review: Eddie Vanderdoes

Placer, California athlete Eddie Vanderdoes is a force on the football field. Ranked as the No. 21 recruit in the nation, Vanderdoes amassed 59 tackles including eight sacks as a junior for the Placer Hillmen.

In addition to bringing down opposing ball carriers from his defensive line position, the 6-foot-4, 285-pound junior exhibited modest potential as a scoring threat, tying senior linebacker Colton Davenport as the team's 16th leading scorer averaging 0.2 points per game for the season.

Duck Sports Authority took a look at the junior film clips of Vanderdoes to bring you these notes and observations.

Hands: Best use of hands from the films reviewed so far from this class. Vanderdoes has certain techniques advanced beyond his years, particularly a D-1 level swim move, a solid rip move and powerful bull-rush. He has very quick and instinctive hands and shows a wide array of moves that both engage or bypass his blocker.

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