What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft about ANTHONY HITCHENS: Iowa, 6003, 240, 4.72. Three-year starter. Led the Hawkeyes three straight years in tackles. A productive linebacker with good read and react quickness and instincts. A sideline to sideline player who doesn’t give up on a play. Keeps leverage on the ball. Aggressive in the run game. Breaks up quickly on the ball in front of him. Productive on special teams’ coverage. Needs to work on zone coverage skills, drop and turn ability, body position, and burst after final move. 2013 stats: 95 T, 13 TFL, 2 sacks, 2 FF. Edge speed:left 1.90, right 2.08. OSR:34/ 49. Seventh round/PFA. (A-32 1/2, H-9 1/8, BP-23, SS-4.45).