Stevenson Sylvester # LB
Height: 6-2 Weight: 231 Age: 26
Born: 7/18/1988 Las Vegas , NV
Experience: 5th season
High School: Valley HS [Las Vegas, NV]
Selected By: Pittsburgh Steelers
Pick (Overall): 35 (166)
Sylvester has been a highly productive player for the Utah defense over the past three seasons. He has a good frame to gain additional bulk and this should help his overall game at the next level. Sylvester is a high energy defender that has excellent instincts and is rarely out of position. He has some trouble taking on large lineman between the tackles and is best when covered up. Sylvester does a nice job maintaining leverage with proper angles and hand use to work through traffic. He has better range than his timed speed would indicate and gets to the pile often outside the hashes. Stevenson has excellent quickness, balance and agility in coverage but needs to improve his ability when in a blitz mode. Sylvester is an excellent collegiate football player that should eventually start in the NFL.