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Morgan Burnett
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Safety

Georgia Tech


College Position: Safety
School: Georgia Tech
Grade: Junior
Height: 6-1
Weight: 210
Birthdate: 01-13-1989
Draft Projection: Second
Overall Rank: 39
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Safety (3)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the Green Bay Packers in the 3rd round with the #7 pick.
Hard hitting safety with good ball skills, above average range and has a nose for the football.

Strengths

  • Tremendous ball skills and a nose for the football - 14 career INTs
  • Excellent range in coverage
  • Nice combination of size, speed, strength and agility
  • Can play strong or free safety
  • Big hitter over the middle
  • Physical in run support
  • Reads plays well and shows good anticipation
  

Weaknesses

  • Inconsistent - dominates one week and disappears the next
  • Needs to improve as a tackler - does not always wrap up
  • Not a lot of experience in man coverage - played like more of a rover in college
  • Overaggressive - a bit of a freelancer who often gambles for the big hit or big play instead of making the smart play

News

2010 NFL Draft Grades: NFC North - May 1 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Green Bay Packers Draft Grade - Apr 25 (Raul Colon)
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: Five Players Who Will Be Drafted Later than Expected - Apr 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Debate: What Should Kansas City Do with the 5th Pick? - Mar 9 (Dan Wernery and Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine: Who and What To Watch - Feb 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft - Unofficial Declared Underclassmen List - Jan 15 (Chris Maier)
2010 Post-Thanksgiving Mock Draft - Two Rounds - Nov 28 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: CJ Spiller Stepping to the Front of the RB Class - Nov 10 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Mid Season Mock Draft - Oct 24 (Dan Wernery)
Feeling a Draft: Week Two of the 2009 College Football Season - Sep 14 (Dan Wernery)
Conference Previews:ACC - Aug 22 (Josh Moellman)

Mock Draft Results


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