C.J. Spillman   #27 DB

Height: 6-0   Weight: 199   Age: 28

Born: 5/6/1986 Louisville , KY

College: Marshall

Experience: 6th season

High School: Central HS [Louisville, KY]

TCKL

25

SCK

0.0

FF

0

INT

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Combine 2009

Combine
Stats:

  • 60 Yard Shuttle11.27 secs
  • 3 Cone Drill7.07 secs
  • Broad Jump122.0 inches
  • 20 Yard Shuttle4.33 secs
  • Vertical Jump41.5 inches
  • 40 Yard Dash4.5 Secs

Strengths

Positives: Solid free safety prospect with adequate size and good speed. Good backpedal, stays low and shows quick feet. Has fluid hips and short-area quickness to handle man coverage when needed. Can make a play in the air, high-pointing the ball. Comes downhill to hit receivers coming over the middle. Closes quickly on ballcarriers from the deep defensive backfield. Willing to take on fullback block to force play inside. Forces fumbles by putting a shoulder on the ball or stripping after the ballcarrier is held up. Gunner on special teams due to his size, speed and toughness. Negatives: Will take false steps on play-action, but recovers adequately. Willing to hit a receiver off the line, but doesn't always use his hands to win the physical battle. Doesn't get off receiver blocks often enough. Must improve his hands for making an interception. More of a hitter than a form tackler, although he can wrap up on occasion. Will freelance, losing discipline to stay deeper than the deepest receiver.

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