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Rumor Mill: Clinton-Dix Met With Eagles

Posted Apr 23, 2014

According to Aaron Wilson, who covers the Baltimore Ravens for the The Baltimore Sun and the NFL for National Football Post, the Eagles are one of the teams that has met with Alabama safety Ha'Sean "Ha Ha" Clinton-Dix.

Clinton-Dix, who declared for the NFL Draft following his junior season with the Crimson Tide, is considered one of the top two safety prospects and is expected to be a first-round selection. A USA Today High School All-American in 2010, he was a five-star recruit coming out of high school and ranked the No. 1 defensive back in his class. Clinton-Dix emerged as a starter for Alabama as a sophomore in 2012, leading the team with four interceptions and proving to be a crucial component on defense for the BCS National Champions.

In 2013, Clinton-Dix missed two games in October due to a suspension for violating team rules. He finished the season with 51 total tackles and two interceptions and was a First-Team All-SEC selection. Clinton-Dix underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his knee in early December but was healthy in time for the team's Allstate Sugar Bowl matchup against Oklahoma a month later.

Clinton-Dix took part in the NFC Scouting Combine, where he measured 6-foot-1 and 208 pounds with 32 3/8" arms and 9" hands. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.58 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.16 seconds, put up 11 reps on the bench, recorded a 33" vertical jump and 119" broad jump, and was one of the top finishers for his position group in the 20-yard shuttle (4.16 seconds) and 60-yard shuttle (11.63 seconds).

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