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Position
LB
 
Jersey
98
Name  Connor Barwin
Born  10/15/1986
Height  6-4
Weight  268
College  Cincinnati
 
Notes:
Began career as a tight end and made 21 catches for 292 yards and three touchdowns as a backup between the 2005-06 seasons...In 2007, Barwin saw action on both sides of the ball...He posted 31 catches for 399 yards and two scores, while also recording three tackles and a fumble recovery...Emerged as a full-time starter at defensive end in 2008 and finished the season with 53 tackles, including 16 for losses, and 11 sacks...Broke up eight passes and blocked three kicks on his way to First-Team All-Big East accolades...Playedon the Cincinnati basketball team in 2005 and 2006...Possesses ideal height and size...Mobile, with a quick first step...Plays with a mean streak and isn't afraid of contact...Has good closing speed and leaping ability...Versatile...Could stand to improve on lower body strength...Doesn't have many pass rush moves and may be better suited as a linebacker at the next level.

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