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Pat Angerer
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Inside Linebacker

Iowa


College Position: Inside Linebacker
School: Iowa
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-1
Weight: 235
Birthdate:
Draft Projection: Fourth
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Inside Linebacker (5)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the Indianapolis Colts in the 2nd round with the #31 pick.
Underrated athlete who is an ideal scheme fit for the Colts. A tackling machine with good awareness and coverage skills.

Strengths

  • Underrated middle linebacker prospect
  • A tackling machine - 145 tackles as a senior
  • Fundamentally sound
  • Fluid in coverage
  • Displays excellent coverage skills esp. in zone (5 INTs in 2008)
  • Good tackler who packs some punch
  • Makes plays down the line
  • Two year starter
  • Good instincts and awareness - diagnoses plays quickly
  • Showed better than expected athleticism at the combine

Weaknesses

  • Not a fit for the 3-4
  • Lacks ideal bulk for a middle linebacker
  • Needs to get stronger - can be dominated by blockers
  • Does not make game changing plays just 5 TFL in 2009
  • More solid than spectacular - limited upside

News

2010 NFL Draft Grades: AFC South - May 2 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: All Overrated and All-Underrated Team - Defense - Apr 18 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Fire & Ice Report: Brandon Spikes Tumbling - Apr 1 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine Buzz: DT, DE and LB - Mar 1 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results


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