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Robert Alford - NFL Draft Profile

TeamAtlanta
Round2
Selection28 (60 overall)
PositionCornerback
SchoolSE Louisiana
YearSR
Born11/01/1988
Height5-10
Weight186
High SchoolHammond (Hammond, Louisiana)
Named Second-Team All-American at the Football Championship Subdivision level by The Sports Network as a senior...A finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award, which is presented to the top defensive player in the FCS...Selected to the Associated Press FCS All-America team and First-Team All-Southland Conference in 2012 after delivering 39 tackles and tying for the league lead with four interceptions for SE Louisiana...Named 2011 All-Southland Conference Second Team as he started all 11 games for the Lions and posted five interceptions and seven pass breakups to rank second and fourth in the league,respectively...Logged eight pass breakups and five tackles behind the line of scrimmage in 2012...Granted a medical redshirt after missing all of 2010 with an injury...Also missed the 2008 campaign...Competitive in press coverage...Good speed and willingness to tackle...Can get beat by bigger receivers due to a lack of size.


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