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CB Amari Spievey Scouting Report

CB Amari Spievey, Iowa
Pos. Rank: 11 Grade: 3rd Round Height: 5-11 Weight: 195 40: 4.52 Year: 4-Jr.

The Good: Developing cornerback with a large degree of upside potential. Jams opponents at the line of scrimmage and physical throughout the route. Fluid pedaling in reverse, displays a burst of speed to the action and can run downfield with opponents. Displays a nice break to the ball out of his plant and effectively positions himself against opponents to defend the throw. Consistently has opposing quarterbacks throwing away from him. Works hard to get off blocks and make plays against the run.

The Bad: Must develop a better sense of timing. Gets turned and does not play with great balance. Inefficient.

The Verdict: Spievey has been a terrific player at Iowa the past two seasons and has the skills necessary to develop into a second cornerback on the NFL level. He's a top-100 pick who should see action in nickel packages as a rookie in the NFL as he completes his game.

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