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Delone Carter

Delone Carter
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Running Back

Syracuse


College Position: Running Back
School: Syracuse
Grade: Senior
Height: 5-10
Weight: 215
Birthdate: 06-22-1987
Draft Projection: Fourth
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Running Back (10)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the Indianapolis Colts in the 4th round with the #22 pick.
A undersized back who plays with a low center of gravity, the compact Carter is a guy that excels between the tackles and runs with toughness and power. He's got good quickness, above average acceleration and displayed his potential in the Shrine Game.

Combine Results



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Strengths

  • Short, compact but tough runner
  • Strong runner inside - displays power and has a good body lean
  • Follows his blockers
  • Good vision - finds creases in traffic
  • Accelerates through the hole
  • Has carried the Syracuse offense at times
  • Productive - rushed for 1,000 yards in 2009 and 2010
  • Projects as power back in a two back system
  • Two year starter   
 

Weaknesses

  • Lacks burst and breakaway speed
  • Not a lot of wiggle - not going to make people miss
  • Does not break a lot of tackles
  • Struggles with blitz pickup
  • Doubtful that he measures 5'10
  • A non-factor in the passing game (19 catches the past two years)  
  • Arrested for misdemeanor assault in April 2010

News

Week 8 Pickups of the Week - Oct 23 (Brian Bailey)
Dynasty Rookie Big Board - May 8 (Zach Bohner)
Fantasy Football: Free Agency Quick Hits - Day 1 - Mar 14 (Zach Bohner)
Fantasy Football Week 10 Running Back Rankings - Nov 11 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 9 Running Back Rankings - Nov 6 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 8 Running Back Rankings - Oct 28 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football 101: To Start or To Sit Week 7 - Oct 22 (Dan Carey)
Fantasy Football Week 7 Running Back Rankings - Oct 20 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 6 Running Back Rankings - Oct 13 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 5 Runningbacks Rankings - Oct 7 (Doug Lancy)
2011 NFL Draft Recap: AFC South Grades - May 10 (Jared Counterman)
Chris Maier's 2011 NFL Draft Winners and Losers - May 3 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: Making Sense of a Crowded Running Back Class - Mar 31 (Chris Maier)
A Draftniks Guide to the Bowl Games: Week 2 (Dec 25 - 31) - Dec 22 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results


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