Biography: Senior totals included 30/6.5/2 and one interception after moving back into the starting lineup. Played one game in 2009 before being sidelined with a PCL strain. Started six games as a true junior in 2008 and finished the year with 31/4/1.
Positives: "Somewhat athletic player who's shown the ability to make plays up the field. Displays good movement skills, fluid changing direction and easily gets down the line. Rarely off his feet, works hard, and nicely redirects to ball carriers. Fluid if asked to twist or stunt. Plays smart football and gets his hands up to bat away the throw if he cannot get to the passer."
Negatives: Possesses marginal speed and a minimal burst. Cannot cut off the corners. Lacks strength at the point of attack and easily controlled by a single blocker. Displays minimal moves working to come free from blocks.
Analysis: Kooyman showed ability the two seasons he was fully healthy and has the size to stand up over tackle in a 3-4 alignment at the next level.
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