Draft Rewind 2011 – Marcus Gilchrist – San Diego Chargers

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about MARCUS GILCHRIST: Clemson, 5100 195 4.45. Two-year starter. A free safety with corner skills. Good foot quickness with some hip tightness in his turns. Possesses short area reactions and quickness. Competitive and productive over his career. Was in on 107 tackles as a junior. Good ball skills and functional speed. Understands zone concepts. Physical in the run game. Smart and alert. Good anticipation to get a jump on the ball. Good football intelligence. Has quickness off the turn with acceleration and catch-up speed. Can run with receivers. Good leaping ability and range. Closes quickly on the ball. Physical and aggressive tacklers. Depending on the scheme could start as a press corner or either safety position. Only one career interception is a concern. Will contribute on the return game and on special teams coverage. 2010 stats: 66 tackles, 10 PBU, 1 INT. BTR:left 4.75, right 4.74. OSR:13/34. Third/fourth round. (A-31 5/8, H-9, VJ-38.5, SS-4.12).

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