Draft Rewind 2014: Anthony Barr, Minnesota Vikings

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about ANTHONY BARR: UCLA, 6047 255 4.59. Two-year starter. Plays with excellent timing. Good combination of length, long arms, and take off edge speed. Moved to linebacker in the spring of 2012 after playing running back and Pistol fullback for two years. Projects as a 3-4 right outside pass rushing linebacker. Can beat an offensive tackle with his athletic ability. Sets the edge in the running game. Plays with knee bend and leverage. Gets under a tackle’s pads and can run him back to the quarterback. Has the speed to run down screen passes from behind. Plays square, locks out, and skates down the line of scrimmage. Explosive and sudden quickness off the ball on a speed rush. Can bend the corner. Has a burst to the quarterback after he gets off the block. Quick change of direction in space. A four down linebacker who is effective dropping into coverage or breaking up on check downs. 2013 stats: 66 T, 20 TFL, 10 sacks, 3 INT, 4 FF. Edge speed:left 1.64, right 1.88. OSR:8/49. First round. (A-33 1/2, H-9 3/8, BP-15, SS-4.19).

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