Chimdi Chekwa Scouting Report
Chimdi Chekwa
Chimdi Chekwa - Ohio St. (HT: 6-0 - WT: 190)
Combine 40: N/A - Pro Day 40: N/A - Position Rank: 15 of 40

Positives: Has a good frame for the position, height is a little above average... Has good physicality and is a solid tackler with good wrapping abilities... Has adequate speed to play the position... Has solid leaping ability, can content with taller receivers in jump-ball situations... Plays above-average zone coverage, does a good job reading quarterbacks and jumping short routes, best at making plays on receivers on underneath routes... Is pretty quick to locate the ball in the air and make a play on it, does not drop a lot of sure picks... Has a good amount of physicality, is not afraid to take on blockers or help in the running game.

Negatives: Keeps his eyes in the backfield a little too long at times to key in on plays, can get beaten on the first step... Instincts are below average, takes too long to recognize routes... Inconsistency may drive some teams crazy, can disappear at times... Hips are a little quicker than feet, can be a little slow to change directions... Not really a big playmaker, is more likely to be recognized breaking up passes with his body than for making big interceptions... Gets a little too high in the backpedal, is best suited playing away from defenders at the snap... Battled some minor injuries throughout his career, durability may be a slight concern.

  145 115 30 5 1 2 6 0 0
2007 Ohio St.   30 27 3 2 0 0 1 0 0
2008 Ohio St.   30 28 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
2009 Ohio St.   43 26 17 0 0 0 1 0 0
2010 Ohio St.   42 34 8 3 1 2 3 0 0

(February 8, -- The official roster of players invited to this year's scouting combine, which takes place from February 23 - March 1 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. has been announced. Refer to the tabs in the navigation bar for the combine participants by position. Overall, a total of 330 players have been invited to this year's combine, three more than last year. Sideline Scouting will be posting complete weigh-in and testing results daily.

*A.J. Green
WR, Georgia
*Nick Fairley
DT, Auburn
Von Miller
LB, Texas A&M;
*Da'Quan Bowers
DE, Clemson
*Cameron Newton
QB, Auburn
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