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COURTNEY UPSHAW RUMORS

#4: Who is.. Courtney Upshaw?

Courtney Upshaw, OLB/DE Alabama Result (NFL Combine) Ranking (OLB) Height 6' 2" - Arm Length 32" - Weight 272 - Bench Press    22 Reps - Pros Possesses elite-level strength Very strong upper body Sets the edge as well as any 2012 prospect Extremely physical Cons Relies too much on brute strength to rush...
Via Seahawk Addicts
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Courtney Upshaw Big-Game Ability Would Help Patriots' Pass Rush if Concerns Cause Draft-Day Slide

The Patriots need to address the edge of their defensive front in the draft, and they might have an opportunity to do just that by selecting one of the country's premier big-game players. Alabama outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw had three sacks in the team's last two bowl games, and he was dominant in the Crimson Tide's national championship victory against LSU. Yet...
Via NESN.com
April 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Upshaw in a league of his own

When evaluating linebackers, you almost have to divide them into three entirely different skill sets. Obviously middle linebackers will have different skills outside players, and of those outside backers, you must define them as traditional stack 'backers in the 4-3 defense or the newly popular edge rushers in the 3-4. Let's take a look at the best of each of the three linebacker...
Via Fox Sports
April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Upshaw leads Alabama Senior Bowl contingent

Courtney Upshaw doesn't appear to have too much to prove to NFL teams at this week's Senior Bowl. The former Alabama linebacker is a projected first-round draft pick and possible top 10 selection. He says he wanted to play in the showcase game for top senior prospects to ''compete with the best.'' Upshaw is working at defensive end, but says it's not...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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