Cowboys Draft Breakdown – Safeties

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Jan 02, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; Louisville Cardinals running back Jeremy Wright (28) is tackled by Florida Gators defensive back Matt Elam (22) as his helmet comes off during the second half of the Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. defeated Florida 33-23. Mandatory Credit: Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports

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.

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  • Juanito Juanito

    .the thing here who are the playmakers

  • brandon

    Elam doesn’t play for lsu