- Possesses a short, squatly build to slip through gaps quickly. Legitimate NFL-caliber instincts
- A bit stiff but makes the clean open-field tackle. Good effort in pursuit.
- Being under six feet without the speed to transition outside, he has to scratch out a role in the 4-3 as an undersized producer. His instincts, burst and reliable open-field tackling give him a chance to do precisely that.
- Good lateral agility to avoid blockers. Reliabe \ open-field tackler with some explosiveness as a hitter. Willing to take on the fullback.
- An aggressive run defender, filling run lanes hard, and won't shy from contact. Plays with violence to fight off blocks, flashing a physical nature. An intense, powerful hitter who willingly gives up his body.
- Saught looking into the backfield occasionally instead of getting to the receiver in the flat. Leaves his feet at times while tackling, and NFL backs will take advantage of that.
- Slips off too many ballcarriers and needs to complete tackles - will go for the big hit instead of consistently wrapping up.
- Lacks the strength to blow up fullbacks and bulk/length to prevent getting engulfed by better linemen at the second level.
- Considered too short to be a MIKE linebacker and too slow for the weak side, earning a starting role in the NFL will likely prove difficult for him.
- Doesn't have enough speed, power or bulk to fit any LB position perfectly in the NFL.
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