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Scouting Report: Nate Allen

Written by Will Spencer on April 20, 2010

Scouting Report: Nate Allen

Nate Allen

Position: S School: South Florida Height: 6’0 1/2" Weight: 207 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: -.– Overall Grade: 6.68 Draft Projection: 2nd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 6 Speed 8 6.5 Quickness/Agility 10 8.5 Strength/Explosion 10 8 Athletic Ability 8 7 Durability 8 7 Character 6 6 Production/Experience 6 5 Toughness 8 7 Potential 10 8.5

Defensive Back Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Ball Skills 10 7 Man Coverage 10 7.5 Zone Coverage 10 8 Tackling 6 5 Run Stopping 6 4.5 Hips/Lateral Movement 8 7 Physicality 6 5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Very fluid athlete. Flips his hips and changes directions with ease. Physical with receivers. Will fight for the ball while it’s in the air. Not afraid of contact and a willing tackler. High quality instincts and (read more…)

Scouting Report: Carlton Mitchell

Written by Will Spencer on April 20, 2010

Scouting Report: Carlton Mitchell

Carlton Mitchell

Position: WR School: South Florida Height: 6’2 7/8“ Weight: 215 lbs Class: RS-Junior 40 time: 4.47 Overall Grade: 5.97 Draft Projection: 3rd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5.5 Speed 8 6.5 Quickness/Agility 10 8 Strength/Explosion 10 5 Athletic Ability 8 7 Durability 8 7 Character 6 6 Production/Experience 6 3 Toughness 8 6 Potential 10 8

Wide Receiver Specific Categories Category Max. Value Grade Route Running 10 6.5 Hands 10 7 Blocking 4 3 Short Routes 8 5.5 Deep Routes 8 5.5 Elusiveness/YAC 8 6

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Explosive athlete with great speed. Very quick and has some shiftiness. Not afraid to work the middle of the field. Can make some acrobatic catches. Does a nice job after the catch and can break some tackles against corners. Great leaping ability. (read more…)

Scouting Report: George Selvie

Written by Will Spencer on April 20, 2010

Scouting Report: George Selvie

George Selvie

Position: DE School: South Florida Height: 6’4 3/8“ Weight: 252 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 4.96 Overall Grade: 5.64 Draft Projection: 4th Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 4 Speed 8 5 Quickness/Agility 10 6 Strength/Explosion 10 7 Athletic Ability 8 4.5 Durability 8 7.5 Character 6 6 Production/Experience 6 4.5 Toughness 8 6 Potential 10 7

Defensive Line Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Run Stopping 8 5.5 Pass Rushing 8 5 Awareness 8 5 Hand Placement 8 6

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Smart and experienced defensive end. Selvie was a four year starter at South Florida. Does a nice job finding the ball and in pursuit. Above average awareness. Good hand placement. Reliable tackler. High motor and high character. Plays with leverage and good body control. Shows the ability (read more…)

Scouting Report: Jason Pierre-Paul

Written by Will Spencer on April 20, 2010

Scouting Report: Jason Pierre-Paul

Jason Pierre-Paul

Position: DE School: South Florida Height: 6’4 3/4“ Weight: 270 lbs Class: Junior 40 time: 4.72 Overall Grade: 6.82 Draft Projection: First Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5.5 Speed 8 7.5 Quickness/Agility 10 9 Strength/Explosion 10 8.5 Athletic Ability 8 8 Durability 8 8 Character 6 6 Production/Experience 6 2.5 Toughness 8 7 Potential 10 10

Defensive Line Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Run Stopping 8 3.5 Pass Rushing 8 7.5 Awareness 8 5.5 Hand Placement 8 7

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Explosive first step. Very quick around the edge. Has a wide array of pass rush moves. Ultra-athletic. Does a nice job extending long arms (34 3/4“) and keeping the blocker at a distance. Changes directions while rushing at ease. High motor. Does a nice job in pursuit. (read more…)

Scouting Report: Syd’Quan Thompson

Written by Rob Engle on April 20, 2010

Scouting Report: Syd’Quan Thompson

Syd’Quan Thompson

Position: CB School: California Height: 5’9 1/4" Weight: 186 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 4.70 Overall Grade: 5.62 Draft Projection: 4th Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 3 Speed 8 7 Quickness/Agility 10 9 Strength/Explosion 10 3 Athletic Ability 8 5.5 Durability 8 8 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 6 Toughness 8 2.5 Potential 10 9

Defensive Back Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Ball Skills 10 6.5 Man Coverage 10 9.5 Zone Coverage 10 7 Tackling 6 3 Run Stopping 6 2 Hips/Lateral Movement 8 7 Physicality 6 2.5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Started all four years at Cornerback and never missed a game. A very talented cover corner with elite coverage skills. Has the speed, quickness, and burst you look for. Can turn and run with anyone. Very good (read more…)

Scouting Report: Tyson Alualu

Written by Rob Engle on April 20, 2010

Scouting Report: Tyson Alualu

Tyson Alualu

Position: DT School: California Height: 6’2 3/8“ Weight: 295 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 4.95 Overall Grade: 6.46 Draft Projection: 1st-2nd Round Fringe

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 4.5 Speed 8 6 Quickness/Agility 10 7.5 Strength/Explosion 10 8 Athletic Ability 8 5.5 Durability 8 8 Character 6 6 Production/Experience 6 5 Toughness 8 8 Potential 10 8

Defensive Line Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Run Stopping 8 6 Pass Rushing 8 7 Awareness 8 5.5 Hand Placement 8 5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Played in a system at Cal that used a 3-4 defense as one of its’ base defenses. Has a relentless motor. A very good pass rusher with strong, heavy hands and good quickness. Very versatile and played at every position on the Cal defensive line. Has good (read more…)

Scouting Report: Danario Alexander

Written by Rob Engle on April 20, 2010

Scouting Report: Danario Alexander

Danario Alexander

Position: WR School: Missouri Height: 6’4 5/8“ Weight: 215 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 4.60 Overall Grade: 5.72 Draft Projection: 4th Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 6 Speed 8 3 Quickness/Agility 10 5 Strength/Explosion 10 8 Athletic Ability 8 6.5 Durability 8 0.5 Character 6 6 Production/Experience 6 5 Toughness 8 7 Potential 10 8.5

Wide Receiver Specific Categories Category Max. Value Grade Route Running 10 7 Hands 10 9 Blocking 4 3 Short Routes 8 5.5 Deep Routes 8 6 Elusiveness/YAC 8 5.5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Terrific height and bulk. Big, strong, soft hands and he rarely drops a ball. Runs very good routes and gets good separation for suc a big WR. Had a lot of YAC and broke a lot of tackle for big gains. Very physical. (read more…)

Scouting Report: David Reed

Written by Rob Engle on April 20, 2010

Scouting Report: David Reed

David Reed

Position: WR School: Utah Height: 6’1 1/8“ Weight: 191 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 4.55 Overall Grade: 5.41 Draft Projection: 4th-5th Round Fringe

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 4 Speed 8 5 Quickness/Agility 10 7 Strength/Explosion 10 6 Athletic Ability 8 4.5 Durability 8 7.5 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 2.5 Toughness 8 4.5 Potential 10 6

Wide Receiver Specific Categories Category Max. Value Grade Route Running 10 8 Hands 10 8.5 Blocking 4 2 Short Routes 8 6.5 Deep Routes 8 3 Elusiveness/YAC 8 6.5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

A good route runner. Natural hands catcher. Very quick and deceptively strong – good after the catch ability. Above average height and bulk for a WR.

Weaknesses

Doesn’t get great separation. Only has 2 years of D1A experience and 1 full (read more…)

Scouting Report: Zane Beadles

Written by Rob Engle on April 20, 2010

Scouting Report: Zane Beadles

Zane Beadles

Position: OG School: Utah Height: 6’4 1/8" Weight: 310 lbs Class: RS-Senior 40 time: 5.65 Overall Grade: 5.71 Draft Projection: 3rd-4th Round Fringe

Non-position specific categories

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

Offensive Lineman Specific Categories Category Max. Value Grade Pass Blocking 10 7.5 Run Blocking 10 6 Awareness 8 7 Hand Placement 6 4.5 Pulling/Trapping/Second Level 6 3 Footwork 8 4.5 Leverage 8 7

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Started 50 career games and was a 4 year starter (3 at LT, 1 at LG) for the Utes. Solid at just about everything. Plays with very good leverage and doesn’t let people under him. Is a very (read more…)

Scouting Report: Robert Johnson

Written by Rob Engle on April 20, 2010

Scouting Report: Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson

Position: S School: Utah Height: 6’2 1/8“ Weight: 197 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 4.58 Overall Grade: 5.76 Draft Projection: 4th Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 3 Speed 8 5.5 Quickness/Agility 10 7.5 Strength/Explosion 10 2 Athletic Ability 8 5.5 Durability 8 7 Character 6 6 Production/Experience 6 5 Toughness 8 6 Potential 10 8.5

Defensive Back Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Ball Skills 10 9 Man Coverage 10 5.5 Zone Coverage 10 7.5 Tackling 6 4 Run Stopping 6 3.5 Hips/Lateral Movement 8 7 Physicality 6 5.5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

A very physical safety with tremendous ball skills. Good change of direction ability and range. Good instincts. Good hip swivel and can run well. Plays faster than he times. Very underrated and has a ton of potential. (read more…)

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