Friday, February 3, 2012
By proscoutdan Posted at 7:00 AM
DEVIN MCCOURTY: Rutgers, 5108 193 4.47. Three-year starter. Good athletic ability and finish speed. Fluid hips. Can turn and run. Active in run support. Can stick his foot in the ground and drive quickly on the ball in front of him. Shorter than ideal, but can leap and has good timing. Plays smart and aggressive. Good recognition and reaction to run/ pass. Instinctive with good anticipation. Thinks on his feet and can make quick adjustments. Quick reactions to play off blocks and wrap tackle. Productive in his play. Has 245 career tackles. Has only 4 interceptions though, so question his ball skills at times. Good foot quickness and burst. Consistent, durable, and reliable in his play. Will contribute on all special teams. Had seven blocked kicks and plays a gunner on punt coverage. He also returned a kickoff for a touchdown against Connecticut. Twin brother Jason plays for the Tennessee Titans. Stats in 2009 include 80 tackles, 7 1/2 tackles for loss, 1 interception, and 10 passes broken up. BTR:left 4.50, right 4.59. OSR:4/29. First/second round. (A-32, H-9, VJ-36, SS-4.07).