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National Football League Draft Profile
Lawrence Wilson

TeamCarolina
Round6
Selection1 (166 overall)
PositionLinebacker
SchoolConnecticut
YearSR
Born11/16/1987
Height6-1
Weight229
High SchoolPaul W. Bryant (Cottondale, Alabama)
2010 First Team All-Big East Conference selection...2009 First Team All-Big East selection...2007 Second Team Freshman All-American...League-leading 123 total tackles in 2010, including 10.5 TFLs and 3.5 sacks...Led Connecticut with 140 tackles on 2009...73 total tackles good for second on team in 2008...Started all 13 games as freshman in 2007, registering 113 tackles...Aggressive and instinctual...Good recovery skills...Sound fundamentals, gets low and applies leverage...Lacks size to overpowerblockers...Excels in man-to-man coverage...Utilizes speed and quality footwork to stay with backs, tight ends and receivers...Changes direction well and is fluid in space...Has closing speed to chase down mobile quarterbacks when rushing off the edge...Lacks leadership qualities and has a questionable motor.


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