2012 NFL Undrafted Free Agents – AFC North – Cincinnati Bengals

Tony Dye, S, UCLA – 5116 201 4.55 Three-year starter who is a strong run support player. Strong physical tackler with good body control. Will cut block, or wrap tackle. Quick to read his keys. Willingness to force the action. Plays with strength to contain the edge. Aggressive when playing off blocks. Attacks the line of scrimmage. Productive and active in his play. Good instincts to break and undercut a route. Plays the ball to slap away or intercept. Has the awareness, anticipation, vision, range, and ball reactions to play halves coverage. Competes for the ball in the air. Good position on receiver and plays ball with good timing and leaping ability. Was the co-defensive MVP winner in 2010 at UCLA. Played ice hockey in high school. Could be interchangeable as a strong or free safety. Led the team in 2010 with 96 tackles, and had 9 passes broken up and one interception. Appeared in seven games with five starts in an injury-filled 2011 season. Started the year with 10 tackles in the opener versus Houston. He injured his neck and sat out seven games. On his return against Colorado he turned his ankle. His report was written off of 2010 tape. He registered 207 tackles in his career. Was on all the preseason “watch” lists to start the season. Extent of neck injury is unknown to us at press time. He was a 2nd round choice off of 2010 tape. Our 4th round grade is to keep him alive on our board. 2011 stats: 23 tackles, .5 TFL. Not invited to the Combine. Fourth/fifth round. (A-31 1/8, H-10 1/2, VJ-32.5, SS-4.29).

Ben Bojicic, OL, Bowling Green

Derrius Brooks, DC, Western Kentucky

Vontaze Burfict, LB, Arizona State

Bryce Davis, TE, Central Oklahoma

Bubba Forrest, DC, New Mexico

Tyler Hansen, QB, Colorado

Justin Hilton, WR, Indiana State

Grant Hunter, LB, Butler

Brandon Joiner, DE, Arkansas State

Julian Miller, DE, West Virginia

Kashif Moore, WR, Connecticut

Trevor Robinson, OG, Notre Dame

Taveon Rogers, WR, New Mexico State

Mike Ryan, OG, Connecticut

Rodney Stewart, RB, Colorado

Landon Walker, OT, Clemson

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