BIOGRAPHY: Two-year starter who spent his junior season at cornerback after playing safety the prior year. Numbers last season were 37/2/2 after 59 tackles the year before.
POSITIVES: Large, imposing defender who looks the part yet rarely plays to it. Strong, defeats blocks and has a physical nature to his game. Gets upfield defending run or screen plays. Hard hitter who aggressively lays his shoulders into opponents.
NEGATIVES: Stiff pedaling in reverse, struggles with assignments and loses his man in coverage. Lacks instincts, takes improper angles to the action and is slow locating the ball.
ANALYSIS: Best making plays up the field, Gaddis offers potential as a strong safety or as a backup in a zone system.