BIOGRAPHY: Two-year starter awarded all-Conference honors as a senior after totaling 32/3/8. Totaled 80 tackles as a junior, when he
also broke up 14 passes.
POSITIVES: Palmer is a feisty defensive back with a good feel for the position. His awareness on the field, coupled with a lack of top-end
speed, makes him best suited for a zone system.
NEGATIVES: Lacks top playing speed and consistently a half-step behind in deep coverage. Struggles facing large opponents, and he tends
to do a lot of face guarding.
ANALYSIS: Average-sized cornerback with a good head for the game. Tough, remains aware of assignments and helps out run defense. Quickly
diagnoses the action, keeps plays in front of him, and effectively reads the quarterback's eyes. Fights hard to defend the