Jared Crick represents the type of player that is undervalued but equally important in the grand scheme of things. He might not make the flashy play or accumulate double-digit sacks, that really isn't the point.
The former Nebraska standout is an all-around talent that fits perfectly into the mold of what some of the best defenses in the National Football League have built over the course of the last few seasons.
There will not be a lot of buzz surrounding Crick in the week leading up to the draft because he isn't that "sexy" prospect. However, his contributions to the team that selects him are going to be huge.
This article is going to focus on five traits that make Crick an ideal defensive end at the next level.