Jeff Luc, ILB

School: Cincinnati  |  Conference: AAC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Port St. Lucie, FL
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 251 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2014 Season
Luc, a First-Team All-American Athletic Conference selection, led UC with 134 tackles, including 10 for a loss, 6.5 sacks, six QB hurries and. He tied for the NCAA FBS lead with six forced fumbles, ranked tied for second nationally with four fumble recoveries and finished in the Top-15 in total tackles, averaging 10.3 stops per game. He had seven double-digit tackle games in 2014, including setting a career-high with 19 stops against Miami (Ohio) and closing out his UC career with a game-high 13 tackles at the Military Bowl.
2012 Season
Joined Cincinnati in the summer of 2012 after playing two seasons at Florida State University ... will sit out the 2012 season due to NCAA transfer regulations.
2011 Season
Played in 19 career games at Florida State, tallying 23 career tackles and three tackles for loss ... in 2011, he played in 11 games and recorded 15 tackles and two tackles for loss ... had a career-matching five tackles against ULM ... added four tackles against Boston College ... in 2010, he played in eight games for the Seminoles mainly on special teams but received some limited snaps on defense.
High School
Registered 103 tackles (14 tfls) as a senior at Treasure Coast after piling up 125 as a junior (22 tfl), when he earned third team all-state honors... led team to the third round of the 6A state playoffs this past season...credited with a 4.67 40 time to go along with a bench press max of 335 and a squat of 700...No. 1 inside linebacker by Florida Times-Union's Florida Super 75...No. 4 on Bill Buchalter's Florida Top 100 list and No. 1 linebacker...No. 2 prospect in area according to Palm Beach Post...FSU topped list of suitors which included Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Miami, LSU, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Southern Miss, Oklahoma, Tennessee and USC.
Player News
01/22/2015 - 2015 Senior Bowl, Thursday: Orchard is technically listed as an outside linebacker for the North, which is good because the rest of the unit hasn't been nearly as impressive. Washington's Hau'oli Kikaha, like Orchard, is much better rushing the passer than he is in coverage, where his lack of balance and fluidity are readily apparent. Hayes Pullard tipped a pass in the end zone that resulted in an interception by fellow Trojan Josh Shaw, but other than this, his greatest contribution has been as an explosive downhill hitter in run support.

While full-on tackling is not allowed in practice, Pullard has consistently rocked fullbacks and pulling guards on his way to "tapping" the ball-carrier. This is the area in which Cincinnati's Leff Luc has excelled, as well, though the muscle-bound 6-foot, 263 pounder has struggled moving laterally and may not possess the straight-line speed to beat backs to the edge. Each look like traditional two-down Mike linebackers at the next level and Day Three prospects at that. - Rob Rang, NFLDraftScout.com


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