Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Draft Rewind 2007 - Leon Hall - Cincinnati Bengals
LEON HALL: Michigan, 5112 193 4.41. Has started for three-and-a-half years. Excels in man coverage with speed and quickness. Smooth in transition. Good change of direction. Physical player that is aggressive forcing the run. Wrap tackler. Instinctive. Good ball skills. Effective in man to man, zone, or press man coverage. Smooth in back pedal. Fluid. Can stick his foot in the ground and drive on the ball quickly. Good recovery on double moves. Can track the deep ball and stay with receiver. Has catch up speed and burst. Good range. Top end ball skills. Sudden to support the run. A complete player at corner. Productive and plays smart and hard. An active playmaker. Durable. Good technique player. Will contribute on special teams. Outstanding athlete. Can make the mental adjustment on his feet with sudden reactions. Quick feet in man-to-man coverage. Sudden stop and start quickness. Sudden plant and drive, has a burst to close on the ball. No false steps. Loose hips for a smooth turn with acceleration and catch-up speed. Keeps position on receiver. Good timing, leaping ability. Can track and trail, takes good angles, is tough-minded, and accepts a challenge. Good tackler that will wrap up. Tough, competitive, and aggressive. First round. (A-33 3/8, H-9, SS-4.08, VJ-37.5).