NFL Draft: Scout's Notebook

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Posted Oct. 20, 2010

Texas vs. Nebraska

Jared Crick

1st - 9:58 - Displays good agility and change of direction ... nice tackle and instincts

Pretty invisible in first half ... not very physical

Prince Amukamara

1st - 9:25 - Terrific coverage on fade route ... doesn't open hips up too early ... shows ability to turn and run ... looks back for football ... average ball skills here and might have been able to break up pass

2nd - 10:09 - LOVE this play from Amukamara ... rest of defenses misses tackles, Amukamara shows great speed and chases down WR from behind to save TD ... love his competitiveness here

Keenan Robinson

1st - 7:33 - Reads and reacts well here ... nice tackle

Chykie Brown

1st - 6:49 - Poor technique (hand use) at LOS and gets pushed off by WR ... too long legged in stance

Aaron Williams

1st - 6:49 - Blown assignment - rest of defense in man doverage, but Williams goes to zone ... sloppy with technique as well if he was hypothetically suposed to be in zone

1st - 3:22 - Way too high and slow in backpedal

1st - 2:23 - Good job getting off block to make tackle

2nd - 15:00 - Blown assignnment

Willing in run support ... but not a very physical hitter

Alfonzo Dennard

1st - 6:33 - Outstanding coverage and notches pass breakup ... press man - Shows elite agility with his ability to stop and go .. very good footwork and isn't fazed by double move ... great instincts

2nd - 4:48 - Off man ... nice break on the ball and gets PBU

Kheeston Randall

1st - 2:53 - Fails to get off 1v1 block ... bad hand use - not phsyical enough

2nd - 13:00 - OL doesn't block Randall ... unimpressive TFL

Niles Paul

1st - 1:37 - Dropped pass ... ball behind him, but got two hands on it and failed to make grab with tons of space to run

1st - 0:51 - Strong runner after the catch ... breaks tackle ... good speed

2nd - 6:10 - Terrible hands ... TD catch if he makes it, but he loses focus and simply can't catch anything that isn't directly thrown right him ... lacks ability to adjust to throws

Chykie Brown

1st - 0:51 - Nice athleticism to close and c.o.d., but misses tackle

Sam Acho

1st - :10 - Blown assignment by OL ... easy route to RB for TFL ... unimpressive play

Pierre Allen

2nd - 14:09 - Bad instincts and didn't read misdirection screen

2nd - 2:15 - Fails to set edge ... doesn't stack and shed

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