Markus White Scouting Report
Markus White
Markus White - Florida St. (HT: 6-3½ - WT: 266)
Combine 40: 4.93 - Position Rank: 23 of 55

Positives: Good initial quickness... Good first step... Bends reasonably well... Pressures the pocket... Good swim and spin moves... Reasonably long arms... Plays with good leverage... Good closing speed... Plays the run reasonably well... Good lateral mobility... Flows down the line and makes the play... Sets the edge well... Chases the action... Pursues well... Plays low... Good effort... Good motor... Animated... Dedicated... Will get looks as a 3-4 OLB... Looks comfortable in his drops... Can contribute on special teams... NJCAA player of year at Butler Community College in 2007, had 24.5 sacks and six forced fumbles in 12 games.

Negatives: Not very explosive... Marginal arsenal of moves... Lacks weight room and on-field strength... Not very violent... Overruns the pocket... Can be pushed past the action... Loses containment too often... Loses stamina as the game moves on... Did not enroll with Rutgers in 2006 due to academic issues, started his career at the junior college level, will be 24 by draft day.

  131 81 50 28½ 11 3 1 0 1
2008 Florida St.   29 20 9 1 1 0 0 0
2009 Florida St.   38 21 17 10½ 2 1 1 0 1
2010 Florida St.   64 40 24 12½ 8 1 0 0 0

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