Draft Rewind 2005 – Kevin Burnett – Miami Dolphins

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about KEVIN BURNETT: Tennessee, 6027 239 4.59. Two-year starter. Missed 2002 with a left knee injury. Voted captain the past two years. Maintains leverage on blockers. Instinctive to find ball and make adjustments. Plays square to the line of scrimmage. Explosive edge blitzer in a three-point stance. Has the range, lateral quickness, and speed to cover sideline to sideline. Good agility in traffic and takes the proper pursuit angles. Has a second gear to close on ball carrier. High tackler on goal line. Gets pad under pad and holds ground on plays at him. Plays with functional strength and knee bend. Hard hitting explosive tackler. Athletic in pass coverage. Good vision, quick feet, recognition reacts, and drop in zone coverage. In man-to-man coverage he can run with tight ends and backs. Smooth in turns. Improved ball reactions and overall coverage. Catches the ball in his hands. Can accelerate off a block. Every-down type player. Originally drafted by Dallas.

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