|National Football League Draft Profile - Perry Riley Jr. |
|Selection||5 (103 overall)|
|High School||Stephenson (Stone Mountain, Georgia)|
|2008 Butkus Award Finalist...2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl Defensive MVP...Most productive as a senior when he recorded 92 tackles...An over achiever who can play either the inside or outside linebacker position...Played against tremendous competition in the SEC and was dominant at times...Has a nose for the football and enjoys clashing helmets...Does bit on play-action fakes at times and can overpursue, but is certainly in the right spot more often than not...Makes tackles in the open field, wrapping his arms routinely...As a pass rusher, limited in regard to technique...Relies on the bull rush quite a bit...Only marginal in regard to pass coverage, especially against the most athletic of tight ends and slot receivers. |
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