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Monday, October 3, 2011

2012 Draft Nuggets - Markelle Martin, Oklahoma State, FS

Markelle Martin, Oklahoma State, 6006 202

Three-year starter who is interchangeable as a free or strong safety. Has the ability to key and diagnose a play quickly. Reads patterns and anticipates with quick reactions. Explosive hitter when he breaks up on the ball. Runs through the receiver. However he is not always under control and gets some untimely penalties and will take bad angles at times. A physical enforcer in the secondary. Receivers know where number 10 is at in the secondary. Long arms with good jumping ability. Can cover tight ends and backs out of the backfield. Can stick his foot in the ground and drive quickly on a ball in front of him. Quick burst. Has some hip tightness. Plays the ball. Takes a direct line to the receiver. Has the speed and range to overlap the corner down the field. A confident and daring safety who will undercut a route to make a big play.