Patrick Willis Scouting Report
|Height & Weight:||6'2 - 240 lbs.|
2007 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:
Patrick Willis, ILB, Mississippi
Patrick Willis is one of the most athletic and explosive linebackers at the collegiate level. He has incredible instincts to "sniff out" the ball carrier and solid tackling skills. Willis has good speed and quickness and can cover a lot of ground sideline to sideline. He is strong and powerful and delivers the big hit to his opponents. Willis brings great leadership on the field and contributes extensively to the community off the field. He has the versatility to play inside or outside linebacker in the NFL. Willis has decent coverage skills to cover running backs and tight ends downfield. He has a great work ethic and determination along with his tremendous skills to be a premier linebacker in the NFL. Willis led Mississippi with 137 tackles which ranked him sixth in the nation. He was also the 2006 Butkus Award winner, which is presented annually to the best linebacker in college football. Willis' tremendous talent and strong character make him a solid choice in the first round. With solid workouts, look for Willis to be the first linebacker selected around the middle of the first round.
Last Updated Jan-21-2007 by Dave Thompson
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