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Friday, February 24, 2012
Combine defensive cheat sheets
By Matt Fortuna
Scouts Inc. has offered some more cheat sheets for this week's NFL scouting combine, which features three Notre Dame players on the defensive side of the ball.
is the most notable of the group, and the former Irish captain grades out well. Among safeties, Smith
is second in instincts/recognition and No. 1 in run support
. He is listed as the fifth-most draftable prospect among secondary players.
comes in at No. 3 among cornerbacks in run support, and he is the 25th-most draftable prospect among secondary players.
Among outside linebackers,
No. 2 in take-on skills and No. 23 overall among draftable linebacker prospects