School: Alabama Position: ILB Class: Senior Height: 6-0¼ Weight: 246 lbs Projected Draft Round: 1
“He’s a big-time inside linebacker, and he might have been Alabama’s best linebacker last season. Yes, better than Reggie Ragland, who went in the second round to the Bills in this year’s draft and whom I had as the No. 24-ranked player.” –Mel Kiper
Reuban Foster is a prototypical Nick Saban inside linebacker, that works from sideline to sideline perhaps better than any linebacker in college football. His tackling ability is destructive, but disciplined, utilizing excellent fundamentals that are getting more and more rare in the NFL. Reuban Foster wraps up well, which combines with the ability to take direct angles to ballcarriers. Perhaps a bit over aggressive, he can get manipulated by a savvy quarterback, a problem he will need to correct in the NFL.
Originally posted 2016-10-15 22:11:46. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
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