Draft Rewind 2012 – Miles Burris – Oakland Raiders

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about MILES BURRIS: San Diego State, 6020 246 4.66. Three-year starter who is a physical hitter in a 3-3-5 defensive scheme. His job is to pressure the quarterback. First step quickness. Off on the snap with good timing. Plays out of control at times and will miss a tackle going for a knockout hit. Good pursuit long and short. Takes good angles and finishes the tackle. Good overall body strength. A quick twitch, high motor, leverage athlete with good range. An open field collision type player. Punishes the ball carrier. Has strength at the point of attack. Can hold and control the line of scrimmage. Versatile enough to be a three down linebacker inside or outside. He is a hitter and a tackler. Uses his hands to avoid a blocker when rushing off the edge. Good timing, anticipation, and vision. Very productive both his junior and senior years collecting 39 tackles for loss and 17.5 sacks. He finished fourth in school history with 19 career sacks. Will be a core special teams’ player. Will need pro skill development as a pass defender dropping into coverage. Can run with backs or tight ends on underneath routes. 2011 stats: 72 tackles, 20.5 TFL, 9.5 sacks, 1 PBU. Did not finish workout at Combine due to right hamstring strain. Fifth/sixth round. (A-31 7/8, H-9 7/8, BP-31, SS-4.12).

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