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Myles Garrett Compared Favorably To Clowney By Scout

Myles Garrett is expected to be one of the defining stars of the 2016 college football season. The Texas A&M defensive end has had two huge seasons to start his career. As a sophomore, Garrett racked up 59 total tackles (19.5 for loss), 12.5 sacks, and an impressive five forced fumbles. That followed up a phenomenal freshman campaign, during which he recorded 49 tackles (12.5 for loss) and 11 sacks.

Heading into his junior year, the pass rusher who has been called college football's biggest "freak" by FOX Sports and NFL.com is already making NFL scouts salivate.

Bleacher Report's Matt Miller spoke to one scout from an AFC West franchise, who compares Myles Garrett favorably to former South Carolina star Jadeveon Clowney, the 2014 first overall pick, and Nebraska's Randy Gregory.

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Clowney's young NFL career has suffered due to numerous injuries, while Gregory entered the league with concerns over his drug use. Earlier this week, news broke that Gregory would miss the start of camp after checking into a treatment facility.

Meanwhile, Garrett is a workout maven and has an impeccible diet. While attempting to bulk up to 270 pounds for the next level, here is what the Aggie star told FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman about his workout routine, and his gaudy goals.

The junior has off-the-charts workout numbers. He told me this month he power cleans 440 pounds and bench-presses 485 — staggering when you consider he also has a 40-inch vertical and his fastest 40 time at A&M, he said, is 4.45. “If I could dip into the 4.3s, that’d be great,”

Potential 4.3 speed coming off the edge, with the explosion to clean 440 pound? Yeah, we get the infatuation from the NFL scout.