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Posted July 18, 2010
Ohio State vs. Oregon
8 DeVier Posey
97 Cameron Heyward
51 Ross Homan
70 Bryant Browning
55 Casey Matthews
35 Spencer Paysinger
12:44 1st -
Lacks speed and burst to chase down WR on screen to sideline ... obviously lacks
elite range with this play
11:55 1st - Nice technique and excellent pass breakup ... shows some athleticism here
*:25 1st - Gets easily stiff armed by Pryor on QB keeper and misses tackle
11:51 1st - Beautiful pass from QB but doesn't come down with TD catch ... no excuses
here ... must have lacked concentration
1st 11:31 - Doesn't have very good athleticism or fluidity, but stays with play and makes
downfield tackle on WR screen
1st 11:03 - OT blows assignment and Heyward gets sack ... give no credit here to Heyward it was simply a blown play
Heyward showing a lot of inconsistency in the first half ... I'm waiting for him to make a play and he just appears invisible at times.
Heyward continues to be soft and not make plays in first 5 minutes of 3rd QTR...seems a little soft
Terrible game from Heyward...invisible throughout.
1st 11:17 - Shows solid range and reaction on QB option to speedy RB ... makes tackle
1st 10:35 - Excellent technique ... great footwork and tackle
11:49 1st - Very fluid in coverage and gives RB zero YAC ... nice tackle ... Homan is an extremely active football player and a physical tackler
10:14 1st - Lacks elite agility to make tackle on RB Lamichael James
9:18 1st - Homan seems to lack some instincts ... doesn't react very quickly on this play and
is like a statue
14:27 4th: Good job of shedding block from OG to make tackle
1st 9:30 - Oustanding power and bulk to seal off DT for a big running lane up the middle
1st 9:30 - Doesn't showcase much athleticism or flexibility on this trap block
I like your write up on Trubisky. I also like the gutsy move of Mahomes at #2 especially with Garrett on the board. However, there are glaring mistakes elsewhere. No way, the Saints draft a RB in 1st round after paying Peterson to be the primary back up to Ingram. Plus, they desperately need talent on the defensive side of the ball. Also, the Browns 2nd pick wouldn't be a rush OLB when they are converting to a base 4-3 and have Jamie Collins at the Sam.