Biography: Moved into the starting lineup as a senior and posted career numbers of 36/6.5/3. Part-time player prior to 2010.
Positives: "Nice-sized defensive line prospect coming off an outstanding campaign. Plays with good pad level and balance and is rarely off his feet. Quickly changes direction, fluid getting out to the sidelines, and stays with the action. Moves well on his feet, effectively uses his hands to protect himself, and does a solid job holding the point. Flashes ability in pursuit or making plays up the field."
Negatives: Struggles getting off blocks once engaged at the point or engulfed by opponents. Saw limited action before his breakout senior season.
Analysis: "Banks was one of the better defenders on the Michigan defense last season and a player who upside for the next level. Banks is a solid athlete who looks like he has the frame to add additional bulk, and he should only get better in time."
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