Allen Bailey Scouting Report

Allen Bailey

Height: 6’3
Weight: 278
College: Miami
40 Time: 4.75
Class: Senior
Stock: Down
Projected: 2nd-3rd Round

Stats

2010 – 45 tackles, 11.0 TFL, 7.0 sacks
2009 – 34 tackles, 11.0 TFL, 7.0 sacks
2008 – 24 tackles, 9.0 TFL, 5.0 sacks
2007 – 4 tackles

Overview:

Allen Bailey was once rated as a 1st rounder and I was always baffled by that projection. He is the definition of a project. He has all the physical tools you look for and is a true workout warrior. However, his technique is awful and he needs a lot of coaching up. He struggles to get off blocks and his great strength is negated because of his high pad level and his poor hand usage. If he can get coached up and get better at the fundamentals the sky’s the limit. He has a lot of work to do though and an immediate contribution shouldn’t be expected.

Scouting Report:

Positives

– Incredible athlete
– One of the strongest looking people you will ever see
– Great size with long arms
– Good quickness for his size
– Moves well in the open field
– Strong upper and lower body
– Shocks OL with his initial strength and quickness
– Good tackler, athleticism allows him to make plays in the open field
– Nice motor
– Versatile, has played DE, LB and DT
– Can play in both a 3-4 and 4-3
– Works hard in the weight room
– Has a lot of potential

Negatives

– Awful technique
– Struggles mightily using his hands to get off blocks
– Bull rushes 95% of the time
– Plays too upright
– Tremendous strength yet gets stonewalled a lot
– Very slow to react at times off the snap
– Never really produced as much as you’d like
– Might be just a workout warrior
– Doesn’t have a true position
– Needs a lot of coaching

Skills:
1-poor, 2-weak, 3-above average, 4-very good, 5-elite

Strength: 4.0
Quickness: 3.0
Pass Rush: 2.0
Point Of Attack: 1.0
Recognition: 3.0
Motor: 3.0
Pro Potential: 4.0

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