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Topic subjectMike Davis, South Carolina (5'9, 223)
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2406803, Mike Davis, South Carolina (5'9, 223)
Posted by will_5198, Mon Jan-05-15 01:33 AM
He's a speed back who's merely average in the passing game. Although he's not the big-play hitter that Gordon and Coleman are, he can outrun angles and has impressive acceleration. Too bad he's addicted to making a dozen cuts on every run. He jukes himself into so many tackles when a single, hard cut would've been much better -- in the NFL you get the one chance to make your move past the line of scrimmage. It's annoying to watch, especially since he doesn't break a ton of tackles once he's corralled.

His profile screams out third-down back, but he's got to improve his consistency as a receiver (drops easy swing passes and his routes could be tighter). The strength of his position class is going to knock him into the fourth or fifth round, although I can see a team over-drafting him if he runs well.

+ Darting, hard-to-target runner with a burst
- Dancing, hard-to-find-a-straight line runner too often