Written by John Owning on February 17, 2015
Some players are inherently more enjoyable to watch and evaluate than others. At times, watching video after video can get monotonous and downright boring at times. “Grinding through tape” can be an extremely tedious task, but it has to be done.
That’s why it is always beneficial to watch and evaluate a player who can break up that minutiae and really reinvigorate the process.
There may not be a player who personifies that idea more than UCLA linebacker Eric Kendricks. As the little brother to Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks, Eric has high expectation thrust upon him because of his brother’s success in his short, but ongoing career.
At UCLA, Kendricks was one of the most productive linebackers in college football as he compiled over 470 tackles in his four years of playing time with 145 of those coming his senior year. Couple that with 11.5 tackles for loss, four sacks and (read more…)