|National Football League Draft Profile - Alterraun Verner |
|Selection||6 (104 overall)|
|High School||Mayfair (Lakewood, California)|
|First-Team All-Pac-10 and Third-team All-American in 2009...Lott Trophy semifinalist...Second-Team All-Pac-10 in 2008...Freshman All-American in 2006...Tied for second in the Pac-10 with five interceptions last season, despite defending only nine passes on the year as opposing QBs steered clear of his direction...Also notched 72 tackles and scored two TDs, once on an interception return and the other on a blocked field goal return...Four-year starter who finished his career with 279 tackles, 56 pass breakups, 13 interceptions and five defensive touchdowns...Big-time playmakingability...Lacks top-end speed but makes up for it with his instincts...Improved in making reads each year at UCLA...Voted team captain in 2009...Dedicated student who tutored on his free time and went on to earn Academic All-Pac-10 honors...Never missed a game.|
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