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A bit shorter than scouts would like, but a well-built athlete with room for additional mass. ... Instinctive defender who flows to the ball quickly. ... Athletic enough to elude blockers and make plays at or near the line of scrimmage. ... Reliable open-field tackler. ... Breaks down well and can drive the ballcarrier into the ground. ... Good awareness and speed in coverage. ... Gets good depth on his drops. ... Reads the quarterback's eyes and closes quickly. ... Excellent special teams player. ... Tough and plays through pain. ... Solid week of practice at the Senior Bowl.
A bit smaller than scouts would like. ... Likes to avoid blockers rather than facing them up and struggles in disengaging. ... Lacks the bulk to hold up when targeted in the running game. ... Athletic in coverage, but seems content to allow the reception to be made and make a secure tackle, rather than breaking on the ball. ... Has struggled with durability
2005: Missed the rest of the season after suffering a knee injury vs. Miami (Oh.) in the season opener (9/03), as he developed staph infection that prevented him from returning to the field. 2007: Underwent arthroscopic knee surgery after the season to repair a meniscus tear. 2008: Hampered during parts of the season with a recurring ankle sprain.
Campus: 4.51 in the 40-yard dash
1.55 10-yard dash
2.59 20-yard dash
4.08 20-yard shuttle
6.66 three-cone drill. Combine: 4.67 in the 40-yard dash
1.56 10-yard dash
2.68 20-yard dash
4.12 20-yard shuttle
6.98 three-cone drill
37-inch vertical jump
9'5" broad jump
Bench pressed 225 pounds 30 times
30 3/4-inch arm length
9 1/8-inch hands.
Attended Wayne (Huber Heights, Ohio) High School, where he was rated as one of the top three overall prospects in Ohio as a senior
Earned Parade All-American honors that season
The four-year starter was also a two-time All-Ohio first-team selection
As a senior, he recorded 127 tackles, four sacks, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries
Also totaled 152 tackles, including 29 behind the line of scrimmage, and eight sacks as a junior
In addition to lettering in football, he competed in the 4x100-meter relay and threw the shot and discus for the school's track team.
Graduated in December, 2007 with a degree in Sport & Leisure Studies
Two-time Academic All-Big Ten Conference selection, adding CoSIDA Academic All-District honors in 2008 with a 3.35 grade point average as a graduate student
Son of Chong and Michael Freeman
His mother and father met in Korea when the latter was in the Air Force
Resides in Huber Heights, Ohio.
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