|National Football League Draft Profile|
|Ross Homan |
|Selection||35 (200 overall)|
|School||Ohio State |
|High School||Coldwater (Coldwater, Ohio)|
|Three-year starter at linebacker and 2010 team captain...First Team All-Big Ten Conference selection...2010 Lott Trophy quarterfinalist, Nagurski, Lombardi, Lott, Butkus preseason watch list...2010 Academic All-Big Ten...2009 Second Team All-Big Ten...Made 29 career starts at Ohio State, compiling career totals of 278 total tackles, 17 TFLs and seven interceptions...In 2009, led Rose Bowl Championship squad with 108 total tackles...High energy player with a real nose for the ball...Adept at stuffing inside runs and also takes appropriate angles in pursuit to prevent big plays in the run game...Quick recovery if fooled on play action...Holds ground in running situations despite lack of ideal size... Avoids cut blocks...Versatile and active pass defender...Big-play ability...Possesses enough speed and agility to stay with slot receivers when needed...Adept in both zone and man coverage...Sure tackler, but lacks explosive hitting ability...Adequate pass rusher, relies on speed and flexibility to attack from the edge...A gamer who has excellent football IQ.|
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