Height: 6-3 Weight: 244 Age: 28
Born: 7/1/1986 Aberdeen , MD
- Vertical Jump31.0 inches
Positives: Well-built athlete. ... Chiseled frame with room for additional growth. ... Good key and diagnosis skills. ... Reads the action quickly and puts himself in position to make a play on the ball. ... Aggressive to attack the line of scrimmage. ... Good lateral quickness to break down in space and make the secure open-field tackle. ... Good speed to the flanks. ... Can beat the running back to the edge. ... Good in pursuit. ... Protects his knees and avoids the trash while keeping his head up. ... At least adequate feel for coverage. ... Good overall athleticism. ... Has shown the ability to bounce back from major surgery with no loss of speed or aggression. ... Has improved throughout his career and appears to be an ascending player. ... Good bloodlines. ... Brother, E.J. ... a former two-time All-American for Maryland, now a starting linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings. ... Negatives: Has struggled with injuries throughout his career. ... Torn ACL in his left knee caused him to miss the entire 2005 season. ... Missed only one game, but was held out of practice (only playing on Saturday) in many more games this season after tearing the meniscus and spraining the ACL in the same knee. ... Relies too much on his athleticism to evade blocks, rather than physically confronting them.