Biography: Three-year starter who registered 29 tackles and broke up four passes as a senior when he played in 10 games, missing three with an arm injury. Junior numbers included 30 tackles with five pass defenses.
Positives: Smallish cornerback with good athleticism. Flips his hips off the line transitioning to run with opponents, displays a burst of closing speed and explodes to the ball out of his plant. Plays with good quickness, effectively locates the pass in the air and works hard to get off blocks and make plays. Reads the receiver?s eyes and gets his head back around, then positions himself to defend the throw.
Negatives: Tentative defending the run and not a reliable tackler. Does not display timing in pass defense. Average ball skills.
Analysis: Madison possesses the speed necessary to play at the next level and has flashed ball skills the past two seasons. He projects as a dimeback at the next level but will only make a roster if he stands out on kick and punt coverage units.
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