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Bucs trade into second round, pick LB David

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continued to rebuild a porous defense by selecting Nebraska linebacker Lavonte David in the second round of the NFL draft. David was the 58th overall selection, and the Bucs moved up to get him Friday night by pulling off yet another trade. The team traded down two spots Thursday before selecting Alabama safety Mark Barron in the first...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 25 Players Left on Draft Board for Round 2

After stealing David DeCastro yesterday the Steelers now are poised to make another good move.  Many of the big names fell and after the first round they are still on the board.    Here are my top 25 guys left on the board. Top 25: Amini Silatolu- G Midwestern State Stephen Hill- WR Georgia Tech Jerel Worthy- DT Michigan State Coby Fleener- TE Stanford Courtney Upshaw- OLB Alabama...
Via Bleed Black & Gold
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Elder – Lavonte David scouting report

Lavonte David/LB/Nebraska:   Great athlete, has excellent speed and is able to really chase people down. Consistent tackler who possesses good power when delivering hits. Doesn’t always work through traffic as well as I’d like. Thrives when he has space and is able to flow freely. Great against outside runs and in A-gap blitzes where [...]
Via The Extra Point
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles 2012 Draft Prospect: Nebraska Linebacker Lavonte David

The Eagles made a huge upgrade to the middle linebacker position when they traded for DeMeco Ryans. However, they can still use some help on the outside and will more than likely look to the draft to do so. A solid option to do this would be Nebraska linebacker Lavonte David. At 6-1 and 233 pounds, one of the biggest knocks against David is his size. However, based on looking...

Lavonte David May Be Undersized, But Skills, Athleticism Promise Big Impact if Patriots Need Extra Help on Defense

Nebraska outside linebacker Lavonte David looks like one of the best pure football players in the 2012 draft class, but he's really undersized for his position, which means he'll be lucky to crack the first round. The team that takes him probably won't regret it, so long as they've identified a purpose for him. David is a great example of how scouting departments...
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

The Lowdown on Lavonte David

Prospect Name: Lavonte David School: Nebraska Position: Outside Linebacker Height: 6’0” Weight: 233   Combine Numbers: 40-Yard Dash: 4.65 seconds; Bench Press: (225 lbs.)- 19 reps; Vertical Jump: 36.0 inches   Strengths: David is incredibly agile and athletic.  Reads and reacts quickly and gets to his landmarks fast.  Opens his hips fluidly and can run with receivers:...
Via Football Nation
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Who Ya Gonna Draft? - Lavonte David

PJD is on vacation. During this time, we've decided we'll take a quick look at potential Minnesota Vikings draft picks for the second or later rounds. With so many needs and so many draft picks to get this team back to a place where we can at least pretend they are respectable, we'll have plenty of ground to cover. Let us know what you think of each prospect in the comments...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Lavonte David scouting report

Lavonte David OLB Nebraska #4 Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 225   Strengths: An impressive natural athlete. Looks very fluid in coverage; quick footwork and impressive change-of-direction ability for a linebacker. Plenty of experience dropping into man coverage. Has the speed and athleticism to stick with most running backs and tight ends. Occasionally lines up vs slot receivers. Above...
Via DraftAce
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Lavonte David is 'tackle machine'

Nebraska's Lavonte David makes so many tackles that his teammates jokingly complain he never gives anyone else a chance to make a play. Nebraska's Lavonte David is 'tackle machine'
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Nebraska's Lavonte David is 'tackle machine'

Nebraska's Lavonte David makes so many tackles that his teammates jokingly complain he never gives anyone else a chance to make a play. David laughs at them and says, ''You gotta beat me to it.'' The 6-foot-1, 225-pound senior from Miami plays very big for a linebacker who showed up at Nebraska last year a bit undersized. He's made 229 tackles in 22 games...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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