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Thread: How about Ricky Sapp as an OLB for the Jets?

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    How about Ricky Sapp as an OLB for the Jets?

    Defensive End | Clemson | SR Ricky Sapp
    Height: 6-3⅞ | Weight: 252 | 40-Time: 4.70

    Official Bio

    Outstanding athleticism --- A lanky frame with really long arms --- Fast and explosive with a burst --- Agile with great change of direction and balance --- A terror bending off the edge --- Excellent range --- Does a terrific job in pursuit and closes in a hurry --- Uses his hands well --- A reliable tackler and powerful hitter --- Smooth with fluid hips and is comfortable in space --- Offers both positional and schematic versatility.

    Doesn't have the bulk that you look for --- Inconsistent and motor runs hot and cold --- Obvious strength deficiencies --- Does not hold up well against the run --- Struggles to disengage from blocks --- Can be too aggressive --- Questionable instincts --- Doesn't have much experience dropping in coverage --- Wasn't overly productive --- Durability issues.

    Was a three-year starter for the Tigers --- Named 2nd Team All-ACC as a senior, the first time he garnered all-conference notice --- Was also a track and basketball standout in high school --- 2008 season ended prematurely when he tore the ACL in his right knee and was hampered by other injuries throughout his college career --- Backed up the late Gaines Adams early on and was expected to follow in his footsteps but never quite lived up to that potential --- Talented prospect who may be a better athlete than football player --- Classic 'tweener whose best fit might come as an outside linebacker in a 3-4 front --- Could be better pro than college player if the light comes on and he is utilized properly.

    Career Statistics
    2006 13 20 6.0 4.0
    2007 13 44 9.5 6.0
    2008 10 25 9.5 2.5
    2009 14 60 15.0 5.0
    Totals 50 149 40.0 17.0

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    See thread "Clemson OLB Sapp Set to Visit Jets"


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