Scouting Report: Donovan Warren
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Warren is a very experienced CB with a lot of talent. He has seen extensive action since his freshman season. He has very good hips and can turn and run with any receiver. Excels in zone coverage but still plays well in man situations. Gives a good effort as a run defender. Excellent athletic ability. Above average instincts. Good height and length. Shows good technique when tackling.
A little thin and could add a few pounds. A little timid to lay a big hit and didn’t play a lot of press coverage. Didn’t get beat deep a lot, but he did allow a lot of plays in front of him. Doesn’t have huge potential, but could still be a solid corner in the league for many years.
One of the top corners in this class, he has the potential do be a solid number 1 corner, but probably never a shutdown player. Should play in a system where they play a lot of Cover 3 and don’t leave corners on an island too often.
Warren has playing experience in all three years and has started since his sophomore season. Warren also started one game at free safety for the Wolverines. Warren started in 34 of his 36 career games.
Awards and Honors
2009: All Big-10 First team (media), 2nd team (coaches).
2007: Sporting News Freshman All-American team, Big 10 Defensive Freshman of the year, and All Big-10 team. College Freshman All Big-10 team.
Kinesiology major at Michigan.
Warren’s father, Alvin, played at New Mexico State and his uncle, Chuckie Miler, played for the Indianapolis Colts.
Warren only missed one game in 2008.
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