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Noel Devine

Noel Devine
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Running Back

West Virginia


College Position: Running Back
School: West Virginia
Grade: Senior
Height: 5-8
Weight: 180
Birthdate:
Draft Projection: Fifth
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Running Back (15)

Combine Results



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Strengths

  • A playmaking speed back
  • Elusive - dangerous open field runner
  • Good burst and acceleration
  • Instinctive runner - good vision
  • Elite speed - One of the fastest runners in the 2011 nfl draft
  • Displays savvy as a receiver - natural hands
  • Despite lack of size, runs hard and breaks more tackles than expected
     

Weaknesses

  • Undersized - purely a speed back/returner
  • Lack of size limits his ability to run between the tackles
  • Durability - Has been limited by injuries throughout his career
  • Liability as a blocker
  • Sub-par senior season - 886 yards (12/18) vs. 1,465 yards in 2009
  • Inconsistent - big play dependent, dominates some weeks, disappears at times

News

2011 NFL Draft Preview: All In or Fold? - Apr 27 (Fran Duffy)
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 Senior Bowl Report Card: Winners and Losers and Game Evaluation (Doug Lancy) - Jan 29 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl Report Card: Recapping the Weeks Top Stories Includes Stock Up/Down (Chris Maier) - Jan 28 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: Walkthrough Notes - Jan 28 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Four - Jan 27 (Chris Maier & 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 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 2 (Dec 25 - 31) - Dec 22 (Chris Maier)
2009-10 Bowl Game Preview: Gator Bowl - Dec 31 (Dan Wernery)
Feeling a Draft: CJ Spiller Stepping to the Front of the RB Class - Nov 10 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Mount Cody Asserts Himself in Talented 2010 DT Class - Oct 27 (Chris Maier)
College Football 101:Heisman watch:Running Backs - Jun 28 (Josh Moellman)
2010 NFL Draft: Top 10 RB Prospects - Jun 13 (Dan Wernery)
Meineke Car Care Bowl: Draft Stocks to Watch - Dec 25 (Chris Maier)

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