Biography: Senior totals included 41 tackles/2 interceptions/2 pass breakups this is an. Also averaged 27.1 yards on 27 kick returns with one touchdown. Broke into the starting lineup as a sophomore as a receiver.
Positives: Athletic prospect who's developing as a defensive back. Effectively diagnoses the action, displays a burst of closing speed and is reliable tackling in the open field. Can drive to the ball out of his plant. Is aggressive and has solid overall quickness. Keeps the action in front of him. Explosive kick returner who sets up blocks and follows them.
Negatives: Must improve the consistency of his backpedal. At times plays back on his heels and is hesitant.
Analysis: Powell showed major strides in his game the last two seasons after moving to the cornerback position. He's a terrific athlete with return skills as well as the ability to line up in dime packages at the next level.
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