player of the day " its fixed lol since some ppl like him here u go"
Pros: Great size, physical coverage techniques. Good recovery speed when he needs it.
Cons: Was switched to S as a junior, back to CB as a senior and has improved drastically there.
Draft Exchange Analysis:
At Michigan... enters 2004 as an All-Big Ten, All-America and Jim Thorpe Award candidate ... three-year letterman ... has played in 33 career games and made 27 starting assignments ... 2003 Playboy Magazine All-America ... 2002 College Football News All-America first team ... 2002 Associated Press All-America second team ... needs two stops for 150 in his career ... has contributed 148 tackles, seven tackles for loss, one sack, eight interceptions, one fumble recovery and 29 pass breakups during his career ... third place all-time at Michigan in career pass breakups ... set single game (six) and single season (18) pass breakup records in 2002 ... 2002 John F. Maulbetsch Award winner as the freshman football player after spring practice who demonstrates desire, character, capacity for leadership and future success on and off the gridiron ... switched to jersey #3 from #20 prior to 2002 season.
Senior (2004)... co-captain ... Jim Thorpe Award candidate ... started at cornerback and had three tackles vs. Miami (Sept. 4) ... started at cornerback and recorded three tackles vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 11) ... started at cornerback, recorded two tackles, forced one fumble and one PBU vs. San Diego State (Sept. 18) ... started at cornerback, recording two tackles vs. Iowa (Sept. 25) ... started at cornerback and had three tackles including one for loss vs. Indiana (Oct. 2) ...
Junior (2003)... earned third varsity letter ... played in nine contests and made seven starts ... fifth on the team with 50 tackles despite missing four-plus games ... contributed one tackle for loss, one forced fumble, one blocked field goal, two interceptions and four pass breakups ... Big Ten Preseason Defensive Player of the Year ... was a Jim Thorpe Award candidate ... did not see game action vs. Central Michigan (Aug. 30), ending a string of 14 straight starts ... saw time at safety and on special teams vs. Houston (Sept. 6), recording a team-high six tackles, including one tackles for loss and forcing one fumble ... started at safety vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 13), tallying a team-high six tackles ... starting safety at Oregon (Sept. 20), recording five tackles and blocking a field goal that led to a Michigan touchdown ... tied for the team lead with eight tackles vs. Indiana (Sept. 27) ... intercepted his first pass of the season and deflected two passes against the Hoosiers ... started at safety at Iowa (Oct. 4), recording seven tackles and making his eighth career interception ... played in his 30th career game, earning his 25th career starting assignment at Minnesota (Oct. 10) ... recorded six tackles against the Gophers ... did not see game action vs. Illinois (Oct. 18), vs. Purdue (Oct. 25) and at Michigan State (Nov. 1) ... saw time at safety at Northwestern (Nov. 15), recording four tackles ... started at safety vs. Ohio State (Nov. 22), recording four tackles ... started at safety vs. Southern California in the Rose Bowl (Jan. 1), recording four tackles and one pass breakup.
Sophomore (2002)... earned second varsity letter ... College Football News All-America first team ... Associated Press All-America second team ... The Sporting News All-America third team ... CNNSI.com All-America honorable mention ... All-Big Ten first team (coaches and media) ... Jim Thorpe Award (candidate) ... started all 13 games at cornerback ... set single game (six) and single season (18) pass breakup records ... ranked sixth on the team with 51 tackles and tied for seventh with five TFLs ... set school record with six PBUs vs. Washington (Aug. 31) ... added five tackles and one TFL vs. Huskies ... recorded four stops and two PBUs vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 7) ... totaled five tackles, one sack and one PBU while intercepting another pass that he returned for his first career interception touchdown against Notre Dame (Sept. 14) ... had five tackles and one TFL vs. Utah (Sept. 21) ... tallied first career multi-interception game at Illinois (Sept. 28) while adding three stops and three PBUs ... recorded five tackles and one PBU vs. Penn State (Oct. 12), a key breakup on an end zone play in overtime ... matched career high with eight tackles at Purdue (Oct. 19), including one TFL ... recorded four stops and one PBU in back-to-back home games against Iowa (Oct. 26) and Michigan State (Nov. 2) ... tied Michigan's single season PBU record (15) with his breakup against the Spartans ... registered two stops and one TFL at Minnesota (Nov. 9), including the school?s record-setting pass breakup ... made two tackles, forced one fumble and had one PBU vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 16) ... tallied three stops and one PBU at Ohio State (Nov. 23) ... made one tackle vs. Florida in the Outback Bowl (Jan. 1).