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Robert Francois
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School: Conference: Ht., Wt.:
6-2.5, 246
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BIOGRAPHY: Moved into the starting lineup midway through his senior season, and posted 82/7/1.5, while also intercepting a single pass. Junior totals included 40/2/.5. Started seven games as a sophomore and posted 52 tackles.

POSITIVES: Fran�ois took advantage of his starting opportunity last season, and he raised a lot of eyebrows in the scouting community. He offers potential at a number of linebacker positions, and he�s a late round pick/practice squad player with a good degree of upside.

NEGATIVES: Struggles moving in reverse and lacks the fluid backpedal. Marginal skills in coverage.

ANALYSIS: Athletic prospect who may just be hitting his stride on the football field. Fluid scraping laterally, collapses down the line, and wraps up tackling. Holds his ground against blocks, or defeats them altogether. Solid job anticipating or diagnosing the action and stays with assignments. Physical, works to make plays against the run, or jams tight ends at the line of scrimmage, slowing their release off the snap.


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