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David Irons
SI Grade
N/A
Position:
CB
Class:
Sr
School: Conference: Ht., Wt.:
5-10, 190
40 Time:
4.57

BIOGRAPHY: Junior college transfer awarded All-Conference honors the past two seasons. Senior totals were 42/2/12 after 48 tackles and 11 pass break-ups as a junior.

POSITIVES: Nice-sized cornerback with an improving game. Jams opponents at the line, is physical throughout routes and positions himself to defend the pass. Stays with receivers anywhere on the field, displays an explosive break to the throw and flies around the field.

NEGATIVES: Prefers to side-shuffle down the field and is a little tight in his backpedal. Occasionally struggles with his back to the ball, and is better facing the action.

ANALYSIS: A developing prospect who had opposing quarterbacks throwing away from him last season, Irons finished off a terrific campaign in .06 with an outstanding showing at the Senior Bowl. Durability issues from the past must be checked out, yet the arrow is pointing upward.

PROJECTION: Late Third Round

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