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Sergio Kindle

Sergio Kindle
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Outside Linebacker

Texas


College Position: Outside Linebacker
School: Texas
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-4
Weight: 240
Birthdate: 09-20-1987
Draft Projection: Mid First
Overall Rank: 14
NFL Draft Position (Rank): 3-4 Linebacker (1)
Outside Linebacker (1)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2nd round with the #11 pick.
An explosive athlete who can play on his feet in a 3-4 scheme. Upgrades the Ravens pass rush.

Strengths

  • Versatile athlete - good combination of size, speed and strength
  • Ideal size for a rush linebacker - strong and well built
  • Tremendous hip movement. Moves well laterally and looks comfortable dropping into coverage
  • Explosive first step - nice burst off the ball and gets upfield quickly - 16 sacks and 28.5 TFL the past two years
  • Plays best going downhill and making plays in the backfield or in space
  • Position versatility - Starting experience as a defensive end and outside linebacker
  • First player ever selected as a finalist for both the Butkus (nation's best linebacker) and Hendricks (nation's top defensive end)
  • High upside - has the physical tools and playmaking ability to be an elite rush linebacker
  • Two year starter

 

        

Weaknesses

  • Struggles to shed blockers. More comfortable chasing than playing gap control. Must improve in this area if drafted to play 4-3 OLB
  • Lacks the bulk to play 4-3 DE. Will likely play OLB in either a 3-4 or 4-3
  • Below average awareness and anticipation - can be overaggressive and is overly reliant on athleticism
  • Coverage awareness is a work in process

News

Fantasy Football 101: 2010 Defense/Special Teams Rankings - Jul 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Grades: AFC North - Apr 29 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: At First Glance - Winners and Losers - Apr 24 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Winners, Losers and More Through Day Two - Apr 23 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for NFC Teams (Day Two) - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for AFC Teams (Day Two) - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Round 2 Mock Draft - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: 20 Bold Predictions For Day Two - Apr 23 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Day One Winners, Losers and More - Apr 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Raul Colon's Mock Draft - Final Edition - Apr 21 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for AFC Teams - Apr 6 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft Debate: What Should Miami do with the 12th pick? - Apr 4 (Dan Wernery and Chris Maier)
Raul Colon's 2010 NFL Mock Draft - Post Combine - Mar 7 (Raul Colon)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine Buzz: DT, DE and LB - Mar 1 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine: Who and What To Watch - Feb 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Pre-Combine Sleepers - Defense - Feb 15 (Chris Maier)
2009-10 Bowl Game Preview: BCS National Title Championship Game - Jan 7 (Chris Maier)
2010 Post-Thanksgiving Mock Draft - Two Rounds - Nov 28 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Mid Season Mock Draft - Oct 24 (Dan Wernery)
Feeling a Draft: Sam Bradford at a Crossroads - Oct 20 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Ndamukong Suh a Candidate for #1 Overall? - Oct 13 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Mock Draft - An Early Look - Sep 30 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Top 10 LB Prospects - Jul 27 (Dan Wernery)
Conference Previews:Big 12 - Jul 19 (Josh Moellman)
2010 NFL Mock Draft - A First Look - May 19 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results


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