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    Cowboys Safety Battle Physicality
    Brenton Butler | July 23, 2014
    http://cowboysnation.com/2014/07/cowboys-safety-battle-physicality.html



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    “The hard-hitting Ahmad Dixon plays more like a linebacker than a safety. By providing great run support and above-average length, the former Baylor Bears prospect can provide immediate depth to any team’s back-end.”-FF Toolbox

    “Athletic and aggressive safety best defending the run. Quick up the field, chases hard to make plays and looks to intimidate ball carriers. Effectively reads and diagnoses the action, displays good range, and makes plays up the field or outside the numbers. Remains disciplined with coverage assignments. Possesses a terrific closing burst to the action.” – Draft Insider

    “Leadership, aggressiveness and play making ability make Keith Smith a draft diamond. He may not get lots of publicity due to how the year is going in San Jose, but when you average 17 tackles a game (71 tackles through 4 games) the public will take notice.” NFL Draft Diamonds

    “As you’d expect, J.J. Wilcox is an outstanding athlete; he moves fluidly and shows excellent lateral quickness. Despite little experience at safety, Wilcox is a good tackler. He doesn’t wait for ball-carriers to reach him, but instead attacks the line and breaks down well in space.” -Blue Star...

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