Slimm's 2019 Linebackers (seniors)

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  1. TedSlimmJr

    TedSlimmJr Hartselle Tigers (15-0) 5-A State Champ

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    1. Germaine Pratt / N.C. State / 6'3", 240

    2. Bobby Okereke / Stanford / 6'3", 234

    3. T.J. Edwards / Wisconsin / 6'1", 244

    4. Te'von Coney / Notre Dame / 6'1", 240

    5. Kendall Joseph / Clemson / 6'0", 235

    6. Otaro Alaka / Texas A&M / 6'3", 240

    7. Deshaun Davis / Auburn / 5'11", 246

    8. Terez Hall / Missouri / 6'2", 230

    9. Nate Hall / Northwestern / 6'2", 231

    10. Ryan Connelly / Wisconsin / 6'3", 237

    11. Tre Watson / Maryland / 6'2", 236 (Transferred from Illinois)

    12. Sione Takitaki / BYU / 6'2", 230

    13. Darrell Williams / Auburn / 6'2", 244

    14. Terrill Hanks / New Mexico St. / 6'3", 235

    15. Cameron Smith / USC / 6'2", 250

    16. Josh Watson / Colorado St. / 6'2", 240

    17. Rick Gamboa / Colorado / 6'0", 240

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

    19. Dre Greenlaw / Arkansas / 6'0", 229

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

    21. Joe Dineen / Kansas / 6'2", 235

    22. Chase Hansen / Utah / 6'3", 230

    23. Chris Peace / Virginia / 6'2", 250

    24. Jordan Kunaszyk / California / 6'3", 235

    25. Drue Tranquill / Notre Dame / 6'2", 235

    26. Jordan Jones / Kentucky / 6'2", 221

    27. Ben Burr-Kirven / Washington / 6'0", 221

    28. Dakota Allen / Texas Tech / 6'1", 235

    29. Gary Johnson / Texas / 6'0", 230

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

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

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

    33. Bryson Allen-Williams / S. Carolina / 6'1", 230

    34. Jahlani Tavai / Hawaii / 6'4", 245

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

    36. Ty Summers / TCU / 6'2", 242

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    44. Ulysees Gilbert / Akron / 6'1", 230

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

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

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

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    48. Blake Cashman / Minnesota / 6'2", 235

    49. Khalil Hodge / Buffalo / 6'1", 235

    50. Azeez Al-Shaair / FAU / 6'2", 228

    51. Kaden Elliss / Idaho / 6'3", 222

    52. Fermin Silva / FIU / 6'2", 234















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    1. Josh Allen / Kentucky / 6'5", 260

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    2. Justin Hollins / Oregon / 6'5", 242

    3. Christian Miller / Alabama / 6'4", 244

    4. D'Andre Walker / Georgia / 6'3", 245

    5. Emeke Egbule / Houston / 6'4", 240

    6. Andrew Van Ginkel / Wisconsin / 6'4", 236

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

    8. Gerri Green / Mississippi St. / 6'4", 255

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

    10. Koron Crump / Arizona St. / 6'3", 222

    11. 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

    TedSlimmJr Hartselle Tigers (15-0) 5-A State Champ

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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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