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Thursday, March 8, 2012
Scouting S Mark Barron

By James Walker

The AFC East blog continues its look at top draft prospects who are potential targets for the division.

Mark Barron
Safety Mark Barron rates above average in ball skills and run support, according to Scouts Inc.
On Wednesday we took a look at Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Thursday, with the help of Scouts Inc., we will look in-depth at Alabama safety Mark Barron. The New York Jets, Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots all have needs at safety.

"I like making plays, period," Barron said at the NFL combine. "I would say the interception (is best) because that's more of a game-changer. That affects the game more. I like hitting and making interceptions."

Here are a few takeaways from Scouts Inc.'s report on Barron:
Scouts Inc. graded Barron a 94, which 12th among all college prospect. I think Barron's skills are a good fit for the AFC East. Agree or disagree?