Connor Barwin   #98 OLB

Height: 6-4   Weight: 264   Age: 27

Born: 10/15/1986 Southfield , MI

College: Cincinnati

Experience: 6th season

High School: University of Detroit HS [MI]

TCKL

59

SCK

5.0

FF

1

INT

1

Combine 2009

Combine
Stats:

  • Vertical Jump40.5 inches
  • 20 Yard Shuttle4.18 secs
  • 40 Yard Dash4.66 Secs
  • Bench Press21.0 reps
  • Broad Jump128.0 inches
  • 3 Cone Drill6.87 secs

Strengths

Positives: Tall with a well-developed upper body. ... Physical at the point of attack. ... Can get under the offensive tackle's pads and push him into the quarterback. ... Has effective stutter and spin moves. ... Relentless as a pass rusher, he also hustles down the line and chases ballcarriers downfield. ... Good backfield awareness to knock down passes and keep contain on reverses, run plays and bootlegs. ... Uses his hands well to keep blockers away and shed to make tackles. ... Stands up on some plays -- may fit as a 3-4 rush linebacker. ... Very coachable because of his intelligence, work ethic and motor. ... A special teams ace since his freshman year; he blocked three punts in 2008. ... Played power forward for the Bearcats' basketball team for two seasons as a walk-on. Negatives: A bit tight in the hips, is not smooth changing direction or handling coverage in the flat. ... Is not a quick-twitch athlete. ... Although he showed some explosiveness and suddenness off the edge, NFL tackles will be more difficult to beat. ... Inexperienced on defense, played only one season; must continue working on his pass-rushing techniques.

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