Biography: Awarded All-American and all-conference honors as a senior with totals of 13 tackles/6 interceptions/4 pass breakups and averaged 38 yards on 6 kick returns with one TD. Did not play in 2010 due to academic suspension. All-conference selection in 2009 with totals of 14/2/8. Will be 25 years old in June.
Positives: Physically talented small school cornerback with top ball skills. Fluid pedaling in reverse, displays good footwork in every direction and is very quick. Smooth flipping his hips off the line, stays with receivers out of breaks and displays a nice sense of timing in pass defense. Cognizant of what's happening on the field, keeps the action in front of him and stays with assignments. Mixes it up with receivers throughout the route and shows good route recognition. Runs with opponents everywhere on the field.
Negatives: Not physical against the run and not the first volunteer to put his helmet into the pile. Shows hesitation in his game. Does not consistently play to his size.
Analysis: Haulcy-Bateman was a solid small school corner who is also a game-breaking return specialist. He needs to turn up the intensity defending the run yet has all the skills necessary to line up as a dime back/special teams player in the NFL.
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