Karl Klug, DL
- Height: 6-foot-4
- Weight: 270 pounds
- School: Iowa
Klug, who wasn't on Iowa's depth chart heading into the 2007 season, has the chance to appear on one for an NFL team four years later. A second-team All-Big Ten performer after posting a team-best 5 1/2 sacks and 13.0 tackles for loss as a senior, he also led Hawkeyes' defensive linemen with 57 total tackles. After not appearing on that initial depth chart following a redshirt season, Klug had one tackle as a freshman. He eventually started 26 consecutive games for Iowa and had finished his career with 140 tackles. Sixty-five of those tackles and four sacks came in his first full season as a starter in 2009. In part because of that production, he was invited to the Shrine Game and the combine. Without some growth, Klug - who is currently undersized for a defensive tackle - might have to try to make it in the NFL as a defensive end. However, there are questions about whether he has the speed to be a consistent edge rusher. He has demonstrated a drive to improve.
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