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Buffs Welcome Newest Commit S Willie Kennedy

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Measurables:

Safety
Gastonia (NC) Ashbrook
Ht:
5-foot-11
Wt: 180 lbs
Forty: 4.6 secs

Strengths: Hard hitter, speed, likes to play aggressive, playmaker

Weaknesses: Needs to add weight, become a better technique tackler, don't know how he is in coverage, grades might be an issue

 

From yesterday's post:

Some thoughts on Willie from a two minute highlight tape on Rivals:
He looks pretty explosive. You can tell he needs to add some size being only 180 lbs. Likes to play aggressive and isn't afraid to play at the line of scrimmage. It almost looks like he played the rover position in high school. He probably projects better as a cornerback than a safety due to his size. Has a propensity to arm tackle which will need to be corrected at the next level. He either takes aim and nails the guy will his shoulder or he reaches for tackles never having that full wrap up tackle. He has good speed at 4.6 and it shows on film. Has the ability to play in the opposing teams backfield and doesn't seem apprehensive about getting himself in a position to make a play. The 2* star rating looks about right.