Da'Norris Searcy Scouting Report
Da'Norris Searcy
Da'Norris Searcy - North Carolina (HT: 5-10⅝ - WT: 223)
Combine 40: 4.58 - Position Rank: 11 of 35

Positives: Has above-average bulk for the position... Showed excellent speed for a safety at the combine... Pretty good production in coverage the last two years (five interceptions, one returned for a 46-yard touchdown)... Returned punts and some kickoffs in 2009 and 2010, took one to the house in 2009, may get some looks as a returner in the NFL... Has some experience playing a hybrid S/LB position, is physical enough to play tough in the box and get to the football... Is a prototypical in-the-box strong safety, will find playing time on special teams because of hitting ability... Is a fairly strong wrap-up tackler... Has stepped it up in some big games, recorded 10 tackles and two sacks in North Carolina's 2008 bowl game against West Virginia.

Negatives: Missed the first three games of 2010 due to NCAA rules violations... Plays a little stiff in coverage, does not have very fluid hips or quick feet... Not a solid cover safety, has decent ball skills, but needs to improve on change-of-direction skills... Range is marginal, is much more of a deep-half safety in coverage.

  106 64 42 5 2 0 5 0 1
2007 North Carolina   9 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 North Carolina   25 14 11 2 2 0 0 0 0
2009 North Carolina   35 25 10 1 0 0 1 0 0
2010 North Carolina   37 21 16 2 0 0 4 0 1

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