Danny Vitale   #40 FB

Height: 6-1   Weight: 245   Age: 24

Born: 10/26/1993 Wheaton , IL

College: Northwestern

Experience: 3rd season

High School: Wheaton-Warrenville South HS [Wheaton, IL]

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Combine 2016

Combine
Stats:

  • 3 Cone Drill7.12 secs
  • 20 Yard Shuttle4.12 secs
  • Bench Press30.0 reps
  • Vertical Jump38.5 inches
  • 40 Yard Dash4.6 Secs
  • Broad Jump123.0 inches
  • 60 Yard Shuttle11.36 secs

Strengths

Utilized at versatile "superback" position during his time at Northwestern. Has shown ability to line up in slot, from behind center and all points in ­between. Runs better routes than many of the wide outs in this draft. Able to catch throws in traffic and take the hit. Shows no hesitation to stick his nose in the hole and into his intended target as a blocker. Generally solid radar as a blocker. Consistently lands his strikes inside the framework of defender. Team-oriented and highly coachable leader.

Weaknesses

Might be considered a too small for teams looking for a classic lead blocker. Thickly muscled and maxed out frame with little room for additional, functional mass. Missing length and overall mass to get into defender and control him throughout the rep. Not a true thumper as iso ­blocker. Slows feet at point of contact rather than accelerating through his intended target with force. Lacking desired athleticism outside of his frame to sustain as move blocker. Despite his plus route running, doesn?t have quickness out of breaks to gain separation as a receiver.

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