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Derrick Locke
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Running Back

Kentucky


College Position: Running Back
School: Kentucky
Grade: Senior
Height: 5-9
Weight: 190
Birthdate:
Draft Projection: Fifth
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Running Back (13)

Combine Results



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Strengths

  •  Elite balance, rarely goes down without being wrapped up
  • Great burst and acceleration, uses two or three steps to hit fifth gear
  • One of the draft's best pass catching backs, accels at simple out routes from the backfield.
  • Soft hands.
  • Ultra competitive guy, handles media well
  • Above average vision, improved every season.
  • Good vision, reacts to blocking well.
  • Three year starter in the SEC
  • Has experience playing on special teams coverage units

Weaknesses

  • Smaller compact build, won't be able to carry the load for seasons on end.
  • Struggled to stay healthy consistently.
  • Tends to try to bounce things outside to often.
  • Not the type of runner to lower his shoulder and get the first down on 3rd down.
  • Willing but does not excel in pass protection

News

SEC Preview - Aug 8 (Doug Lancy)
2011 NFL Draft: Top 10 Undrafted Players - May 8 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: Making Sense of a Crowded Running Back Class - Mar 31 (Chris Maier)
2011 Scouting Combine: Quarterback, Running Back and Wide Receiver Recap - Feb 27 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Scouting Combine: Who and What To Watch - Feb 22 (Chris Maier)
2011 Scouting Combine: The Underwear Olympians - Offense - Feb 16 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl Report Card: Winners and Losers and Game Evaluation (Doug Lancy) - Jan 29 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Two - Jan 25 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Team Heights Weights and More - Jan 24 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: Confirmed Players - Jan 6 (Chris Maier)
A Draftniks Guide to the Bowl Games: Week 3 (Jan 1 - 9) - Dec 31 (Doug Lancy)

Mock Draft Results

Live Interactive Draft Coverage Pick Analysis

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WREric DeckerNYJ28.10
TECoby FleenerIND17.60
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