2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: EDGE Michael Boykin

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Michael Boykin is a well-traveled defensive prospect as he originally signed with Mississippi Gulf Coast in 2017 prior to signing with Louisville in 2018. After playing one season there, he then transferred to Tennessee State, where he would only play in one game during his lone season there. He was then on the move again. This time, he transferred to North Alabama where he played during the team's four-game season in 2020.

Ideal Role: Developmental 3-technique in a four-down front.

Scheme Fit: 3-technique in an attacking 4-3 or 4-2-5 defense. 

Written by Jordan Reid

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Jordan Reid

Senior NFL Draft Analyst

Jordan Reid is a Senior NFL Draft Analyst for The Draft Network. Gaining experience from various lenses of the game, he has previously served as a college quarterback, position coach, and recruiting coordinator at North Carolina Central University. He now serves as a Color Commentator for FloSports, covering both high school and college football games around the country while also being the host of The Reid Option Podcast.

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