Posted On: 02/10/21 12:53 PM

The art of the pass rush is one of the most sought after commodities in the modern game and requires a tremendous amount of skill.  Take a look below to see how the mechanics and fundamentals of Iowa’s best lead to pressures, hits, and sacks.  These quarterback hunters know how to execute and cause nightmare scenarios for an opposing offense.

Kyson Van VugtKysonVan Vugt6'7" | DLWestern Christian | 2022StateIA, Western Christian, hudl, Twitter

DE, 6’7, 225

One element of becoming a premier pass rusher is knowing and playing to your natural strengths and abilities, Van Vugt does just that.  He has a massive frame that lends well to a couple of very important characteristics that are essential to getting to the quarterback: use of hands and a big first step.  Van Vugt has exemplary stance mechanics that compliment the amount of ground he can naturally cover.  He has increased stagger, he coils his body to load the joints, and puts a lot of weight on his hand.  Doing this allows him to accentuate his stride to get to the hip of a setting offensive linemen and force his opponent out of good technique.  The second part of what

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