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Mason Foster

Mason Foster
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Outside Linebacker

Washington


College Position: Outside Linebacker
School: Washington
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-2
Weight: 244
Birthdate: 03-01-1989
Draft Projection: Second
Overall Rank: 47
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Outside Linebacker (4)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Round 3 with the #20 pick.

Combine Results



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Strengths

  • Instinctive outside linebacker
  • Shows above average recognition skills - diagnoses plays quickly
  • Always around the football - excellent pursuit skills
  • Plays with infectious energy
  • Times blitzes well - underrated pass rusher
  • Good size
  • Displays zone awareness
  • Leader on the field - led a tremendous defensive effort in the Holiday Bowl
  • Reliable tackler
  • Three year starter
  • Could warrant a look as a rush linebacker
  

Weaknesses

  • Does not display the athleticism to play the weak side
  • Lacks the speed to make plays sideline to sideline
  • Lacks range in coverage
  • Does not display lateral agility and change of direction
  • Could struggle to run with running backs and tight ends in coverage

News

2011 NFL Draft Recap: NFC South Grades - May 17 (Jared Counterman)
Chris Maier's 2011 NFL Draft Winners and Losers - May 3 (Chris Maier)
Fran Duffy's Winners and Losers from Draft Weekend - May 2 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft - Winners and Losers Through Day 2 - Apr 29 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft: 10 Players to Watch on Day Two - Apr 29 (Jared Counterman)
2011 NFL Draft: Doug Lancy's 2nd Round Mock Draft - Apr 29 (Doug Lancy)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: All In or Fold? - Apr 27 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: Outside Linebacker - Apr 21 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft: All Underrated Team - Defense - Feb 16 (Fran Duffy)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day Four - Jan 27 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day Three - Jan 26 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: Player/Team Observations - Jan 25 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day One - Jan 24 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Team Heights Weights and More - Jan 24 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: Confirmed Players - Jan 6 (Chris Maier)
A Draftniks Guide to the Bowl Games: Week 2 (Dec 25 - 31) - Dec 22 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results

Live Interactive Draft Coverage Pick Analysis

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