Brandon Boykin Scouting Report

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Brandon Boykin Patriots Draft (Photo: ICON SMI)

Brandon Boykin, CB, Georgia

Height: 5’9 1/4″
Weight: 183
Grade: 7.0H (Grading Scale)

Hands: 9 3/8″    Arms: 31 1/2″

40: N/A Bench: N/A Vert: N/A Broad: N/A 3-Cone: N/A

Film Room Notes: vs Boise State, vs Tennessee, vs LSU

Strengths: Explosive athletic player who has returned kicks, carried and caught the ball during his time at Georgia – Could be a plus return specialist, finds holes in return coverage and weaves through them seamlessly – Extremely physical player down at the Senior Bowl who showed he can play press coverage as well as anyone in this draft class – Plays well in zone coverage as well reading the quarterback and reacting quickly with agility and athleticism – Played out of the slot a lot and rarely thrown on – Has legit 4.4 speed – Can turn and run smoothly and has second gear against faster WRs – Showed some ability blitzing out of the slot, gets off the line quickly and generates nice pressure.

Weaknesses: Doesn’t always take the best angle, especially in the running game – small in stature at 5’9 1/4” 183 lbs, but has long arms and wingspan – Doesn’t always attack in the running game – Can improve his tackling – Can come off the snap from the slot with lazy technique, stays too high – Footwork can be raw at times – Not a real ballhawk, but showed off good hands on offense – Suffered leg injury at Senior Bowl.

Last Updated: February 29th, 2012

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