Biography: Two-year starter used on the defensive line and at linebacker. Senior totals included 28 tackles/6 tackles for loss/3 sacks when he primarily lined up in a three-point stance. Posted 48 tackles and five tackles for loss the prior year.
Positives: Nice-sized college defender who's flashed skill the past two years. Plays with good lean, gets leverage on opponents and shows a burst of speed. Quick off the snap out of a three-point stance and can immediately alter his angle of attack or change direction. Easily redirects to plays, fluid moving in every area of the field and is a solid run defender. Aggressive in all aspects and wraps up when tackling.
Negatives: Lacks top sideline-to-sideline range and is late getting to the flanks. Often taken from the action by a single blocker. Marginal speed in pursuit.
Analysis: Abreu has shown skill throughout his college career yet never really stood out in any aspect of the game. He possesses the size and playing style to line up at middle/inside linebacker and also comes with a special teams mentality.
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