Detroit Lions
Name  Bobby Carpenter
Born  8/1/1983
Height  6-2
Weight  250
College  Ohio State
A member of one of the top linebacking corps in the nation, Carpenter earned a Second-Team All-Big Ten selection in 2005...A two-year starter and four-year letter winner, Carpenter finished his career with 191 tackles, including a career-high 93 stops as a junior...Had 49 tackles, including 10.5 tackles for loss and eight sacks in 11 games in 2005...Has good size and good range, and is very physical...Showed versatility by occasionally lining up as a defensive end during senior year...Good speed (4.66 40 time)...Good instincts...Has decent pass coverage skills...Tough player with a relentless attack style...Times blitzes well...According to trainers, he is 90 percent healthy after he broke his ankle on the first play of the Michigan game and sat out the Fiesta Bowl...Needs to use his hands better to shed blocks...Tends to miss tackles by not wrapping up...His aggressive nature causes him to over-pursue at times.