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Ahmad Black

Ahmad Black
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Safety

Florida


College Position: Safety
School: Florida
Grade: Senior
Height: 5-9
Weight: 189
Birthdate: 12-12-1989
Draft Projection: Fifth
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Safety (11)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Round 5 with the #20 pick.

Combine Results



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Strengths

  • Excellent coverage skills
  • Tackling machine with 107 tackles (72 solo) in 2010
  • Good awareness and anticipation - always around the football
  • Instinctive in coverage - 13 INTs and 15 PBUs the past three seasons
  • Fills hard against the run - 10 TFL in 2010
  • Named MVP of 2011 Outback Bowl (6 tackles, 2 INT, 1 TD)
  • Hard worker and three year starter -  played in 48 games and made 39 starts
  • Solid in man coverage - Could play some nickel; played corner his freshman year

Weaknesses

  • Extremely small for a safety - may be too short for the next level and does not have frame to add much more weight
  • Lack of size is especially apparent when covering tight ends
  • Average speed, but has a good burst
  • Needs to get stronger to take on NFL running backs and wide receivers

News

Chris Maier's 2011 NFL Draft Winners and Losers - May 3 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft: 10 Day Three Players To Watch - Apr 29 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: Safety - Apr 27 (Jared Counterman)
2011 Scouting Combine: Cornerback and Safety Recap - Mar 2 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl Report Card: Winners and Losers and Game Evaluation (Doug Lancy) - Jan 29 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Three - Jan 26 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Two - Jan 25 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day One - Jan 24 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Team Heights Weights and More - Jan 24 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What to Watch - Jan 22 (Chris Maier)
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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