Slimm's 2019 Linebackers (seniors)

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  1. TedSlimmJr

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    1. Germaine Pratt / N.C. State / 6'2", 240

    2. Sione Takitaki / BYU / 6'1", 238

    3. Jahlani Tavai / Hawaii / 6'2", 250

    4. Drue Tranquill / Notre Dame / 6'2", 234

    5. Otaro Alaka / Texas A&M / 6'3", 239

    6. Ryan Connelly / Wisconsin / 6'2", 242

    7. Cody Barton / Utah / 6'2'', 237

    8. Bobby Okereke / Stanford / 6'1", 239

    9. Ty Summers / TCU / 6'1", 241


    10. Nate Hall / Northwestern / 6'2", 225

    11. Terez Hall / Missouri / 6'1", 230

    12. Ben Burr-Kirven / Washington / 6'0", 230

    13. Cameron Smith / USC / 6'2", 238

    14. Blake Cashman / Minnesota / 6'1", 237


    15. Tre Watson / Maryland / 6'1", 241

    16. Josh Watson / Colorado St. / 6'1", 240

    17. Dedrick Young / Nebraska / 6'2", 233

    18. Ulysees Gilbert / Akron / 6'0", 228

    19. Chase Hansen / Utah / 6'3", 222

    20. Gary Johnson / Texas / 6'0", 226


    21. Drew Lewis / Colorado / 6'2", 229

    22. Te'von Coney / Notre Dame / 6'1", 234

    23. Dre Greenlaw / Arkansas / 5'11", 237

    24. Cole Holcomb / N. Carolina / 6'1", 234

    25. Dakota Allen / Texas Tech / 6'1", 232
    26. T.J. Edwards / Wisconsin / 6'0", 230

    27. Deshaun Davis / Auburn / 5'11", 234

    28. Justin Phillips / Oklahoma St. / 6'0", 230

    29. Jordan Jones / Kentucky / 6'2", 234

    30. Jordan Kunaszyk / California / 6'3", 230

    31. Ryan Guthrie / Syracuse / 6'2", 224

    32. Joey Alfieri / Stanford / 6’2”, 235

    33. Kaden Elliss / Idaho / 6'2", 238

    34. Chris Peace / Virginia / 6'2", 238

    35. Darius Harris / MTSU / 6'2", 238

    36. E.J. Ejiya / N. Texas / 6'3", 231

    37. Kyle Rachwal / E. Michigan / 6'3", 237

    38. Del'Shawn Phillips / Illinois / 6'2", 230

    39. Peyton Pelluer / Washington St. / 6'0", 230


    40. Azeez Al-Shaair / FAU / 6'1", 234
    41. Joe Dineen / Kansas / 6'2", 232

    42. Butch Pau'u / BYU / 6'0", 230

    43. Terrill Hanks / New Mexico St. / 6'2", 242

    44. Ben Humphreys / Duke / 6'2", 225

    45. Natrez Patrick / Georgia / 6'3", 242

    46. Juwan Foggie / Charlotte / 6'1", 234

    47. Curtis Bolton / Oklahoma / 6'0", 218

    48. Willie Harvey / Iowa St. / 6'0", 224

    49. Oluwaseun Idowu / Pittsburgh / 6'0", 230

    50. Anthony Wheeler / Texas / 6'3", 235

    51. Brandon Harris / Bowling Green / 6'4", 220

    52. Malik Fountain / C. Michigan / 6'2", 230

    53. Pat Jasinski / UCF / 6'1", 236

    54. Darrell Williams / Auburn / 6'2", 219

    55. Kendall Joseph / Clemson / 6'0", 233

    56. Khalil Hodge / Buffalo / 6'1", 255

    57. Bryson Allen-Williams / S. Carolina / 6'1", 236

    58. Rick Gamboa / Colorado / 5'11", 231















    RUSH:

    1. Justin Hollins / Oregon / 6'5", 248

    2. Christian Miller / Alabama / 6'3", 247

    3. D'Andre Walker / Georgia / 6'2", 251

    4. Andrew Van Ginkel / Wisconsin / 6'3", 241

    5. Emeke Egbule / Houston / 6'2", 245

    6. Nate Harvey / E. Carolina / 6'1", 225

    7. Alex Funches / California / 6'2", 240

    8. Ronheen Bingham / Arkansas St. / 6'2", 242

    9. Koron Crump / Arizona St. / 6'2", 215

    10. Charles Wright / Vanderbilt / 6'3", 240
     
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    28. Brandon Harris / Bowling Green / 6'4", 212

    looks like someone needs to hit the weightroom
     
  3. TedSlimmJr

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    Hybrid safety/linebacker. Plays more of a STUD with 5 DB's on the field. Has fantastic length...can run, cover and hit.
     
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    I had actually googled him to look him up when I saw that weight wondering if he was converted DB or if he just hadn't added any mass since being recruited. I would still think with that frame he would need to add a little bulk unless he moved full time DB, that's seans smith size coming out of college
     
  5. TedSlimmJr

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    It's certainly possible or even likely that he's added weight and may be up around 220 now. These weights are from last spring. We'll know more about his weight after the summer as we get into fall camp.
     
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    no point in us having a long convo about a player that we have no clue what they will look like just cause I mention his size. but anyways as always we always appreciate your draft insight.
     
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    Telvin Smith is only 218. Light LBs are the future. Even the present
     
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    IDK, I tend to think the future is whatever offenses dictate.
     
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    Fair point. I could see the NFL going back to ground and pound. They could own alot of small defenses that way
     
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    Bobby Okereke is one of the most athletic Senior linebackers I've seen in this class with excellent length and wrap up tackling skills. Very similar skillset to Fred Warner in last year's linebacker crop.
     
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    If you want to see some of the best linebacker tape put on so far this season - watch Germaine Pratt vs Boston College. Kid has the hips of a cornerback.
     
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    He's really fun to watch. Was coming here to talk about him, but I see you already have him as the #1 Senior. He's definitely the best that I've seen. Fluid, strong, instinctive - have to love his length, too.
     
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    He's the most fluid linebacker I've seen among the Seniors. Followed by Okereke.

    These other kids like Coney and Edwards are much, much stiffer athletes. They're all like boats trying to change directions in the water compared to those two.
     
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    Definitely agree. Haven't focused on Okereke as much, but his ability to move stands out.
     
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    Loved Josh Allen last year, and he looks even better (noticeably bigger and stronger) in 2018. Don't know of many players doing more for their defenses than Allen - blur off the edge, great motor, can cover.

    Don't know why more people aren't talking about Justin Hollins. Have to agree that apart from Allen, he's the best pass-rushing LB of the Seniors - also like his versatility. Day 2 looks realistic.

    With regard to stand-up LB's, Cal's Jordan Kunaszyk looks good to me. Think his speed (would guess 4.7's) likely keeps him out of the first two days, but he's pretty fluid and sees the field really well - also has a good frame.
     
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