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Bruce Miller

Bruce Miller
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Defensive End

UCF


College Position: Defensive End
School: UCF
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-2
Weight: 248
Birthdate: 08-06-1987
Draft Projection: Fourth
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Defensive End (15)
3-4 Linebacker (11)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the San Francisco 49ers in the 7th round with the #8 pick.
C-USA DPOY in 2009 and 2010: Does not wow you physically but a throwback with a knack for disrupting plays in the backfield.

Combine Results



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Strengths

  • Not body beautiful but a throwback football player
  • Relentless motor
  • Has a nose for the quarterback - 34.5 career sacks at UCF
  • Good burst off the line
  • Quick feet
  • Underrated agility - can make plays down the line
  • Looked fluid in the linebacker drills at the combine
  • Shows a good feel for the game - instintive
  • Experienced 4 year starter
  • Gave experienced Georgia line fits in Liberty Bowl
  • Productive  -2010 stats: 63 tackles including a team-high 13.5 tackles for loss, a team-high 8.5 sacks, two INTs returned for TD, two PBU, 18 QB hurries, and 2 FF
  • C-USA Defensive Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010
  • Good upper body strength
  

Weaknesses

  • May lack a position at the next level
  • Undersized for the 4-3 - situational pass rusher only
  • May lack the athleticism for 3-4 (and not a 4-3 OLB)
  • Average straight line speed
  • Lacks ideal height and has short arms
  • Struggles to anchor vs. the run
  • Can get caught up on blocks

News

2011 NFL Draft Recap: NFC West Grades - Jun 5 (Chris Maier)
Chris Maier's 2011 NFL Draft Winners and Losers - May 3 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: Defensive End - Apr 22 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: 10 Players Flying Under the Radar - Apr 20 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Scouting Combine: Who and What To Watch - Feb 22 (Chris Maier)
East-West Shrine Game: Ten 2011 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch - Jan 15 (Dan Wernery)
A Draftniks Guide to the Bowl Games: Week 2 (Dec 25 - 31) - Dec 22 (Chris Maier)
2009-10 Bowl Game Previews: St Petersburg Bowl - Dec 6 (Dan Wernery)

Mock Draft Results


2013-14 Season Fantasy Studs

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RBJamaal CharlesKC295
WRJosh GordonCLE221
TEJimmy GrahamNO211
KStephen GostkowskiNE179
DEFKansas CityKC207
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