Casey Hayward, CB, Vanderbilt
Grade: 7.1 (Grading Scale)
Hands: 8 7/8″ Arms: 30 1/4″
40: 4.53 Bench: 19 reps Vert: 34″ Broad: 9’11″ 3-Cone: 6.76
Film Room Notes: vs South Carolina
Strengths: Plays bigger than he is, takes on big WR’s with ease – Good, not elite speed – Incredible ball skills, is an interception machine – Has the ability to fight off blocks and make a tackle – Reads plays quickly, gets a great jump on the ball – Smooth backpedal and fluid hips – Feisty competitor, can lay a good hit on a WR – Smart kid on and off the field.
Weaknesses: Much better playing off than in press – Doesn’t have great recovery speed, has to cheat a bit so he doesn’t get beat deep – Will get called for some interference penalties, gets a bit physical – In run support, tends to avoid blockers rather than shedding them.
Last Updated: March 1st, 2012