Biography: Three-year starter who was awarded all-Conference honors as a junior. Played in just seven games as a senior and posted 25 tackles. Had a career-high 91 tackles as a junior before suffering a season-ending knee injury 12 games into the campaign. Had 56 tackles as a sophomore.
Positives: "Stout run defending linebacker who has struggled returning from the knee injury suffered in 2009. Disciplined with assignments, wraps up tackling, and drives through ball carriers. Effective when the action is in front of him, shows ability in zone coverage, and is fluid changing direction or altering his angle of attack. Breaks down well."
Negatives: Shows minimal quickness in his game. Often looks indecisive. Marginal burst to the action.
Analysis: Lloyd was justifiably rated as one of the better middle linebackers in the nation coming into the season but never fully regained his prior form after the knee injury as a junior. Possesses the skills and playing style to be a reserve on the inside if he's able to get back to full health sometime soon.
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