40 Time: 4.85
Biography: Two-year starter awarded All-Conference honors as a senior after totals of 107/2/1 when he also intercepted two passes. Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a junior after totaling 130 tackles. Posted 127 tackles as a sophomore. Named to several All-American teams after his sophomore and junior seasons.
Positives: Hard-working and productive college linebacker who lacks the size and speed to play at the next level. Flows well to the action, quick up the field defending the run and wraps up tackling. Picks up assignments in zone coverage, remains disciplined and shows skill in space. Possesses a burst to the action and adequate speed to the sidelines.
Negatives: Easily slowed by blocks or knocked from his angle of attack. Outmatched by tight ends and struggles staying downfield with running backs.
Analysis: Roman is a good football player who lacks the size and speed to be anything other than a backup on an NFL level. He possesses a special teams mentality, which could help him make a roster this fall.
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