- Extremely aggressive to come up and put his body in traffic to make tackles.
- Savvy cover skills to recognize and anticipate routes. Understands what's coming and has good ball skills.
- Best fit is in a zone scheme considering he lacks the vertical speed to shadow elite receivers.
- Good instincts and anticipation reads and reacts with discipline. Dangerous with the ball in his hands.
- Alert defender for zone coverage, showing good understanding of route progressions occurring behind him and a quick burst downhill to break on underneath passes in front of him.
- Vulnerable to big plays trying to bait the quarterback.
- Needs to tighten his angles in pursuit. Needs to show better tackling technique to consistently finish.
- Inconsistent getting off of blocks. Can be a step slow to react when a quarterback comes back to his side of the field late in progression.
- Needs work on backpedaling to prevent defenders from getting behind him.
- Has suspect instincts in coverage and needs to show better pre snap recognition.
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