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Nate Bussey
Round 7, Pick 243
Position: OLB
Class:  4Sr
School: Illinois
Conference: Big Ten
HT: 6-1.5
WT: 215
40 Time: 4.63
Biography: Broke into the starting lineup on a full-time basis as a senior and put up 83/8/5//1 with one interception. Started five games as a junior and had 43 tackles.

Negatives: Marginally instinctive. Easily taken from the action by tight ends or receivers.

Analysis: Bussey is an athletic college linebacker that lacks NFL size. He offers potential as a one-gap linebacker and may even get consideration as a conventional strong safety by a number of teams.

Projection: 7-FA
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