Biography: Four-year starter awarded varying degrees of All-Conference honors since his freshman season. Totals last year included 29/1/9 when he played in just nine games because of a leg injury. Junior numbers included 39/4/11.
Positives: Solid cover cornerback with good underlying skills. Displays excellent route recognition, has opposing quarterbacks throwing away from him and works hard to make plays. Willingly come up the field to defend screen passes or running plays. Physical, and battles receivers throughout the action. Displays a nice move to the ball and very effective facing the action.
Negatives: Struggled with injuries the past two years. Does not display a quick or fluid backpedal. Marginal quickness in his game. Lacks the great burst to the ball.
Analysis: Early in his college career, Lindley looked like a big-time NFL prospect, but his game has leveled out the past two seasons. Likely best in a zone system, he's a mid-to-late round choice who could surprise at the next level if he gets his game back on track.
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