Houston Texans
Position
LB
 
Jersey
58
Name  Brooks Reed
Born  2/28/1987
Height  6-2
Weight  250
College  Arizona
 
Notes:
2010 First Team All-Pac 10...Entered 2009 campaign on Hendricks Award and Lombardi Award watch lists...Honorable Mention All-Pac 10 in 2008...Four-year letterman, started 34 career games for Arizona, compiling 114 career tackles, and 17 career sacks...Tallied a career-high 47 total tackles in 2010, including 10 TFL and 6.5 sacks...Combines a high motor with quickness off the ball to rate as a gifted pass rusher...Good leverage and balance...Pursues from sideline to sideline...Deceptive power enables a consistently effective bull rush...Sound tackler who is capable of laying a big hit...Possesses intangibles such as vocal, spirited leadership and high football IQ...Needs to improve flexibility in hips and ability to change direction...Limited pass rushing techniques...Has trouble disengaging from blocks and can be overwhelmed by upper echelon athletes...Lacks experience in pass coverage...Fits into tweener category...May get looks as 4-3 end or 3-4 outside linebacker.