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Michael Bethea
Position: ILB
Class: 4Sr
School: Nevada
Conference: Western Athletic
HT: 6-2
WT: 239
40 Time: 4.95
Biography: Junior college transfer who became a full-time starter as a senior posting 70/5.5/2.5.

Positives: Hard-working, two-down defender who remains disciplined with assignments. Displays a good head for the ball, quickly diagnoses the action, and fights to get involved. Effectively quarterbacks the defense and puts himself in a position to make plays. Effective up the field and wraps up tackling.

Negatives: Lacks lateral speed and is really better playing downfield. Marginal skills in coverage.

Analysis: Bethea is a stout run defender with poor size/speed numbers. He's a two-down defender with potential as a backup in a 3-4 alignment.

Projection: FA
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