Written by Ryan Lownes on February 25, 2011
One player that is gaining momentum going into the draft process is Arizona defensive end, Brooks Reed. Ryan Lownes sits down with the pass rusher before the NFL Scouting Combine.
Lownes: What is your accurate height/weight? Reed: 6′ 1/2 260lbs
You’re an NFL scout with the task of breaking down Brooks Reed, what are the pros/cons? Pros: hard working, hard playing, instinctive, pass rusher Cons: undersized as a 4-3 DE, played limited stamd up backer is college
Since you stepped on campus at Arizona, in what area have you experienced the greatest improvement? My instinctiveness, speed, and strength.
Many are projecting you to make the switch from college Defensive End to NFL Linebacker. Why is this a good fit for you? In a 4-3 front, do you think you function well as a two-down Strong-side LB and third down edge-rusher at DE? I have prototypical size (read more…)