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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Draft Rewind 2009 - Jairus Byrd - Buffalo Bills

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about JAIRUS BYRD: Oregon, 5101 207 4.50. Junior entry. Three-year starter. Good sized corner that is athletic and instinctive. Plays left corner. Big strong hands and arms long enough to make a difference. Nose for the ball. Excellent recognition of run or pass. Accurate and quick recognition to what he reads. Disciplined, accurate, and dependable. Versatile. May be a safety with corner skills. Good wrap up tackler. Tough on run support. Reacts quickly to run reads. Has the size and strength to string out a play. Sudden to close. Stays on his feet. Can judge and compete for the ball at its highest point. Always in position to make a move on the ball. Has a burst. Good technique in man coverage. Gets and keeps position on his man. Good footwork. Dependable open field tackler that will wrap or run through you with a shoulder hit. Good hands to snatch the ball. Excellent anticipation and closing quicks. Good range. Takes good angles. Can cover hash to sideline. Knowledgeable in zone coverage about position and responsibilities. Good NFL DNA as father, Gill, was a Charger Pro-Bowl defensive back. Highly productive and active. Had 83 tackles, 14 passes broken up, and 5 interceptions. Has 17 career interceptions. Also will contribute on teams as a punt returner. Did not work out at the Combine because of a left groin pull. Second round. (A-32 5/8, H-10 1/8, VJ-DNP, SS-DNP).