Saturday, February 11, 2012
By proscoutdan Posted at 7:00 AM
ERIC WEDDLE: Utah, 5112 203 4.56. Four-year starter that has experience at both safety and corner. Intense and aggressive playmaker. Good instincts to read and react. Smooth in his back pedal. Plays with good knee bend. Smart in zone coverage. Can pattern read and adjust to routes in his area. Makes plays when he gets close to the receiver. Will knock the ball down, strip or intercept it. Ability to adjust to the ball in flight. Can play the ball down the field. Closes on the receiver after he makes his final move. Takes direct line to the ball. Good hands to reach and extend for the ball. Knocks down catchable balls. Out of control as a tackle at times. Outstanding ability to read and react. Pattern reads and anticipates quickly. Good body control, loose hipped, smooth transition. No wasted motion. A physical take-on player that uses his hands to shed. Stays on his feet and plays off blockers in the open field and makes a tackle. Competitive, physical and tough. A playmaker that has been productive over his career. Tough and durable. Also played running back on the goal line during 2006. Third/fourth round. (A-30 5/8, H-9 5/8, SS-DNP, VJ-35).