Biography: "Three-year starter awarded all-Conference honors after his senior and junior seasons. Led Pittsburgh in tackles as a senior, posting 94/5/2. Junior totals included 88/3/3."
Positives: "King-sized safety who plays the game like a linebacker. Explosive up the field in run defense, is a strong tackler, and easily brings opponents down at the point of attack. Aggressive in all aspects of the game, effectively diagnoses the action, and flashes cover skills between the numbers. Takes on blocks and defeats them getting to the action."
Negatives: "Possesses marginal coverage skills, lacks a great burst to the ball out of his plant, and struggles in man coverage. Lacks great range and struggles to make plays outside the numbers."
Analysis: DeCicco has been very productive in the Pittsburgh system since his sophomore season and has ability to contribute at the next level in a zone system or as a traditional strong safety. Should also be an asset on special teams.
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