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Scouting Report: Montario Hardesty

Written by Will Spencer on April 13, 2010

Montario Hardesty

Position: RB School: Tennessee Height: 5’11 3/4" Weight: 225 lbs Class: RS-Senior 40 time: 4.49 Overall Grade: 5.97 Draft Projection: 3rd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5 Speed 8 6 Quickness/Agility 10 7 Strength/Explosion 10 8 Athletic Ability 8 6 Durability 8 2 Character 6 6 Production/Experience 6 2.5 Toughness 8 8 Potential 10 7.5

Running Back Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Between the tackles 8 7 Outside the tackles 8 6 Receiving 6 4 Ball carrying 8 6.5 Vision 10 9 Elusiveness 8 4.5 Pass Blocking 8 5 Leg Drive 8 7.5 Break Tackle 8 6

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

A very strong runner that keeps his legs moving. Doesn’t go down on initial contact and always seems to fall forward. Good balance and body control. Vision is (read more…)

Scouting Report: Dan Williams

Written by Will Spencer on April 12, 2010

Dan Williams

Position: DT School: Tennessee Height: 6’2″ Weight: 327 lbs Class: RS-Senior 40 time: 5.17 Overall Grade: 6.93 Draft Projection: Mid-Late 1st Round

– Draft Breakdown Red Star Player

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5.5 Speed 8 5.5 Quickness/Agility 10 7 Strength/Explosion 10 9.5 Athletic Ability 8 6 Durability 8 7 Character 6 6 Production/Experience 6 5.5 Toughness 8 8 Potential 10 9.5

Defensive Line Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Run Stopping 8 8 Pass Rushing 8 5.5 Awareness 8 7 Hand Placement 8 7

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Very stout against the run. Keeps his base wide and uses his lower body strength to anchor the defensive line. Rarely is handled with one blocker. Keeps his eyes up and finds the ball carrier. A sound tackler. Has (read more…)

Scouting Report: Crezdon Butler

Written by Rob Engle on April 12, 2010

Crezdon Butler

Position: CB School: Clemson Height: 5’11 3/4“ Weight: 191 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 4.49 Overall Grade: 5.26 Draft Projection: Late Rounder

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 3.5 Speed 8 7 Quickness/Agility 10 8.5 Strength/Explosion 10 4 Athletic Ability 8 6 Durability 8 7 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 5 Toughness 8 4.5 Potential 10 6

Defensive Back Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Ball Skills 10 7 Man Coverage 10 8 Zone Coverage 10 7.5 Tackling 6 2 Run Stopping 6 1.5 Hips/Lateral Movement 8 6 Physicality 6 1

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

A great cover corner with a lot of experience. He saw extensive playing time as early as his freshman year and has been a starter since his sophomore campaign. Great cover corner with good hips, instincts, the (read more…)

Scouting Report: Kavell Conner

Written by Rob Engle on April 12, 2010

Kavell Conner

Position: LB School: Clemson Height: 6’0 1/2" Weight: 242 lbs Class: RS-Senior 40 time: 4.61 Overall Grade: 5.16 Draft Projection: Late Rounder

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 2.5 Speed 8 4.5 Quickness/Agility 10 6 Strength/Explosion 10 7 Athletic Ability 8 3.5 Durability 8 8 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 3 Toughness 8 6 Potential 10 3

Linebacker Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Run Stopping 8 6 Coverage 8 5.5 Pass Rushing 8 3 Tackling 8 7 Instincts 8 6 Hips/Lateral Movement 8 3

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Good instincts. Great tackler and tackling technique. Good in pursuit and takes good angles. A solid run stopper and fights through trash well. Very productive. Durable and tied a Clemson record for never missing a game and playing in 53 games in a (read more…)

Scouting Report: Ricky Sapp

Written by Rob Engle on April 12, 2010

Ricky Sapp

Position: DE School: Clemson Height: 6’3 7/8“ Weight: 252 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 4.66 Overall Grade: 5.68 Draft Projection: 3rd-4th Round Fringe

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 6 Speed 8 7 Quickness/Agility 10 9.5 Strength/Explosion 10 3.5 Athletic Ability 8 7 Durability 8 6.5 Character 6 6 Production/Experience 6 4.5 Toughness 8 4 Potential 10 8

Defensive Line Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Run Stopping 8 3.5 Pass Rushing 8 6 Awareness 8 5 Hand Placement 8 3

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

An extremely fast first step. Very quick and uses it well to disengage from blockers. Constantly in the backfield changing the direction of the play. A lot of experience and started seeing a lot of action in his freshman year despite having first rounder Gaines Adams in (read more…)

Scouting Report: Jacoby Ford

Written by Rob Engle on April 12, 2010

Jacoby Ford

Position: WR School: Clemson Height: 5’8 7/8" Weight: 186 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 4.24 Overall Grade: 5.63 Draft Projection: Fourth Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 1.5 Speed 8 8 Quickness/Agility 10 9.5 Strength/Explosion 10 2 Athletic Ability 8 6.5 Durability 8 5 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 5 Toughness 8 5.5 Potential 10 7.5

Wide Receiver Specific Categories Category Max. Value Grade Route Running 10 7.5 Hands 10 8 Blocking 4 1.5 Short Routes 8 5.5 Deep Routes 8 5 Elusiveness/YAC 8 7

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Has electrifying speed, and is also a great return man. Better hands than advertised. Has great body control and can make the touch catch by contorting his body. Very tough and is a willing blocker, but he isn’t very good at it. Decent (read more…)

Scouting Report: Major Wright

Written by Will Spencer on April 6, 2010

Major Wright

Position: S School: Florida Height: 5’11 1/2“ Weight: 206 lbs Class: Junior 40 time: 4.48 Overall Grade: 5.82 Draft Projection: 3rd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5 Speed 8 7 Quickness/Agility 10 7.5 Strength/Explosion 10 6 Athletic Ability 8 6 Durability 8 7 Character 6 6 Production/Experience 6 4.5 Toughness 8 5 Potential 10 7

Defensive Back Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Ball Skills 10 6 Man Coverage 10 7 Zone Coverage 10 8 Tackling 6 4 Run Stopping 6 3 Hips/Lateral Movement 8 5.5 Physicality 6 4.5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

A true center-field safety that has decent range. Wright has above average ball skills. Good closing speed. Hips appear to be fluid and change of direction is not a problem. Can put a big hit on the (read more…)

Scouting Report: Jermaine Cunningham

Written by Will Spencer on April 6, 2010

Jermaine Cunningham

Position: DE School: Florida Height: 6’3 3/8“ Weight: 266 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: -.– Overall Grade: 5.54 Draft Projection: 4th Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5 Speed 8 6 Quickness/Agility 10 7 Strength/Explosion 10 6 Athletic Ability 8 5.5 Durability 8 7 Character 6 3 Production/Experience 6 4.5 Toughness 8 6 Potential 10 7

Defensive Line Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Run Stopping 8 4 Pass Rushing 8 6.5 Awareness 8 4 Hand Placement 8 6

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Very quick first step. Shows great pursuit and does a nice job chasing down the play. Quick around the corner and knows how to get to the quarterback. Was used to drop into coverage on multiple occasions at Florida and seemed comfortable doing so. Good lateral movement. High (read more…)

Scouting Report: Brandon James

Written by Will Spencer on April 6, 2010

Brandon James

Position: RB School: Florida Height: 5’6 3/8" Weight: 176 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 4.42 Overall Grade: 5.03 Draft Projection: Late round / UDFA

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 2 Speed 8 7 Quickness/Agility 10 8 Strength/Explosion 10 6.5 Athletic Ability 8 7 Durability 8 6 Character 6 6 Production/Experience 6 5.5 Toughness 8 6.5 Potential 10 5

Running Back Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Between the tackles 8 2 Outside the tackles 8 5.5 Receiving 6 4 Ball carrying 8 4 Vision 10 8 Elusiveness 8 6.5 Pass Blocking 8 2 Leg Drive 8 2 Break Tackle 8 2

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

A very speedy back with great abilities as a return man. Good vision. Identifies a seam quickly, plants foot and streaks forward. Good body control. Displayed (read more…)

Scouting Report: Riley Cooper

Written by Will Spencer on April 6, 2010

Riley Cooper

Position: WR School: Florida Height: 6’3 3/8" Weight: 222 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 4.54 Overall Grade: 5.81 Draft Projection: Late 3rd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5 Speed 8 6 Quickness/Agility 10 5.5 Strength/Explosion 10 5.5 Athletic Ability 8 7 Durability 8 6 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 4 Toughness 8 6 Potential 10 7

Wide Receiver Specific Categories Category Max. Value Grade Route Running 10 8.5 Hands 10 8.5 Blocking 4 2 Short Routes 8 7 Deep Routes 8 7 Elusiveness/YAC 8 3

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Not afraid to work the middle of the field and not afraid to take a hit. Doesn’t lose concentration on the ball when the hit is coming. Can make some acrobatic catches and does a nice job getting the ball at it’s (read more…)

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