Zaviar Gooden, outside linebacker, Missouri Tigers
Weight: 234 pounds
40 Yard Dash: 4.47
Bench Press: 27
Vertical Jump: 34″
Broad Jump: 131″
Good tackler, even in space vs. receivers
92.3 tackling %. Third-highest by any draft-eligible linebacker.
Good pursuit. Will pursue plays deep down the field.
Takes good angles to ball-carriers.
Good initial burst out of his stance.
Great quickness. Never looks stiff.
Consistently gets good leverage while keeping his pad-level low.
Good lateral movement. Can get from sideline to sideline and stuff outside runs.
Versatile: Played all three linebacker positions at times.
Projected as a SAM backer
Good in pass-coverage. Stays with tight ends well and occasionally is even asked to cover receivers.
Great character. Named team captain in 2012