3. Matt Elam – LSU – 5’9 7/8″ 208
Grade – 88 / Overall – 34 / Projected – Round 1/2
Strengths: Aggressive on ball in the air. Brings the hammer when blitzing the quarterback. Physical in play. Ability to stay on feet and take on blockers. Competitive wrap up tackler. experience in both halves and single high safety. Has important corner skills.
Weakness: Shorter than ideal. Match up problems with taller receivers.