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Position
LB
 
Jersey
52
Name  Jon Beason
Born  1/14/1985
Height  6-0
Weight  235
College  Miami-Florida
 
Notes:
Led Miami in tackles in 2006 despite dealing with injuries the second half of the season...Decided to skip his senior year to enter this draft...Began his collegiate career as a fullback before switching to linebacker...Could play the middle at the pro level...A tremendous natural athlete who closes on the ball in a hurry...Plays with a killer instinct and isn't afraid of collisions with much bigger offensive linemen...Understands the game and gets his teammates inposition...Reads plays quickly and can move effortlessly from sideline tosideline...Could be a major force if he is able to add five or 10 pounds of quality weight...One of the most intriguing linebacker prospects in this draft class.

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