The Saints first round draft pick Kenny Vaccaro is certainly distinguishing himself on the field this training camp with his aggressive style. The former Texas Longhorn says it's all about defining himself and playing with an edge.
"I'm just real physical. That's the way the game should be played. I think I have an old school style," says Vaccaro.
The VitalsNFL Team: New Orleans SaintsPick No: 15Player Name: Kenny VaccaroPosition: SafetySchool: TexasHeight/Weight: 6”, 214 pounds How is the fit?When you give up more yards than any other team in NFL history, drafting a defensive player is a no-brainer.Vaccaro is a safety with solid coverage abilities with a knack for run support. His ability to cover tight ends should also...
With the 15th pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints selected Kenny Vaccaro, strong safety, Texas. Given the abundance of elite defensive tackle talent still on the board, this may prove to be one of the most controversial picks of the first round. Bio Vaccaro played four years with Texas, starting 32 games [...]The post New Orleans Saints select Kenny Vaccaro, SS, Texas...
1.15 New Orleans Kenny Vaccaro, S, Texas, (6-0, 214)
The Saints were plentiful as far as team needs go this year, with the secondary being one of the top needs. In a division where passing is dominant with the Buccaneers, Panthers and Falcons, the Saints shored up the secondary with a physical Vaccaro.
Vaccaro has a few concerns being able to keep up with the quicker receivers in...
PICK: Kenny Vaccaro, S, TexasANALYSIS: It pretty much came down to Jarvis Jones or Kenny Vaccaro here, and I'm really OK with either one. Both are playmakers and the best available at their position. Their defense was so awful last year, that anything here would be an upgrade. Vaccaro I think is pretty underrated and can be a key player in their secondary for years to come....
Texas safety Kenny Vaccaro
Green Bay Packers NFL Draft prospect profile: Safety Kenny Vaccaro
Kenny Vaccaro, Safety, University of Texas, 6’0″, 214 pounds Hometown: Brownwood, TX
40 time: 4.63
225-pound bench: 15 reps
News and Notes:
Considered by many to be this year’s top safety prospect and a sure first round pick …...
Every year, several top draft prospects are flown out to New York City to be on hand at Radio City Music Hall. Some consider it an honor to attend the festivities, while others politely decline the trip and remain home with their closest family and friends.
Count Kenny Vaccaro in the former group.
The ex-Longhorn received an invitation to appear at next month's draft,...
Triple Shot: St. Louis Rams
By Eric Judd
St. Louis Rams
Major Need: Safety
Best Shot: Kenny Vaccaro S Texas While Kenny Vaccaro might not make it to 16 for St. Louis, he would be an immediate upgrade to the Rams’ defense. Vaccaro is exactly what teams look for as a last line of defense in the secondary. Vaccaro is a strong run defender and covers...
The 2013 NFL Draft boasts yet another intriguing defensive back from the University of Texas; this time coming in the form of free safety, Kenny Vaccaro. Vaccaro is an impressive athlete with prototypical size and athleticism for both the free and strong safety positions, standing at 6’1″ and weighing 215 pounds.
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The Texas Longhorns are trailing Oregon State at halftime of the Alamo Bowl but at least one member of their defense came out fighting. Literally.
Safety Kenny Vaccaro took the time to punch Oregon State wide receiver Kevin Cummings. It is assumed that the referees missed these punches as Vacarro remained in the game.
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