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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Draft Rewind 2007 - Marshawn Lynch - Seattle Seahawks

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about MARSHAWN LYNCH: California, 5111 215 4.50. Junior entry. Two-year starter. Runs inside with power or outside with speed and burst. Explosive player with quick cuts in the hole. Breaks tackles with strength. Elusive in the open field. Good run after catch ability. Follows and cuts off blockers. Size, speed, and strength for the position. Quick feet to hop cut in the hole. Runs with balance and agility. Elusiveness with a burst. Can break away for the long run. Strength in his lower body. Extra effort runner. Cuts without a loss of speed. Runs and cuts for daylight. Does not go down easily. Will compete. Change of pace runner. Not heavy legged. Off field red flags. Ankle problems most of 2006. Runs high. Fumbles in open field. Takes a lot of hits with running style. Talented and tough. Good balance. Rushed for Cal record of 17 100-yard games and over 3000 yards in his career. Productive catching the ball out of the backfield. Catches the ball in his hands and out away from his body. Size and speed for position. Ability to make people miss. Screen off type blocker that will cut on blitz pickup. Basically a north/south runner that runs out of the spread formation and finishes his runs. Unique and productive running style. Not easily tripped up. Lateral quickness and moves. First round. (A-31 1/8, H-9 1/4, SS-4.57, BP-20). (Lynch was originally drafted by Buffalo.)