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2013 NFL Draft Preview: Linebackers

Posted Apr 9, 2013

A look at some of the top linebacker prospects in the 2013 NFL Draft.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- In the weeks leading up to the 2013 NFL Draft, DenverBroncos.com is taking a look at the draft prospects position-by-position.

We will devote a week to each group, looking back at some of the Broncos' previous picks at the position and showcasing some of the top prospects through top stories, blogs and Broncos TV videos.

This week: linebackers.

Below you will find five of the top prospects at the inside and outside linebacker positions.

TOP PROSPECTS AT THE POSITION:

KHASEEM GREENE
• POSITION: Outside Linebacker
• COLLEGE: Rutgers
• HEIGHT: 6'1"
• WEIGHT: 241
• CAREER STATS: 387 tackles, 11.5 sacks, 12 forced fumbles, 7 interceptions
• COMBINE: 4.71 40-yd. dash, 17 bench reps, 116 in. broad jump
On his preferred linebacker spot:
"I could play anything. If a coach told me to punt the ball, I’d learn how to do it, just to be successful and make a team. I can see myself playing Sam, Mike, Will — whatever coach needs me to do or wants me to do, I’m going to work my hardest to be the best at it."
Player
JARVIS JONES
Player • POSITION: Outside Linebacker
• COLLEGE: Georgia
• HEIGHT: 6'2"
• WEIGHT: 245
• CAREER STATS: 168 tackles, 45.5 tackles for loss, 28 sacks, 9 forced fumbles
• COMBINE: Did not participate
On his skill as a pass-rusher:
"I’m a student of the game. I prepare well. I know what’s going on. I recognize formations. I find tendencies. I look at the small things that help me to play fast, play 100 percent the whole game and be relentless and just get after the ball. Letting the game come to me. Once you understand formations and recognize personnel, it allows you to play faster."
KEVIN MINTER
• POSITION: Inside Linebacker
• COLLEGE: LSU
• HEIGHT: 6'0"
• WEIGHT:246
• CAREER STATS: 206 tackles, 18.5 tackles for loss, 5 sacks, 1 interception
• COMBINE: 4.81 40-yd. dash, 25 bench reps, 119 in. broad jump
On his style of play:
"I'm one of those tough guys. Pretty intense when I'm on the field. Passionate about what I do. I feel like I play the game the way it's meant to be played. I get into it. I enjoy the game. You can tell when I'm out there playing."
Player
KEVIN REDDICK
Player • POSITION: Inside Linebacker
• COLLEGE: North Carolina
• HEIGHT: 6'1"
• WEIGHT: 243
• CAREER STATS: 309 tackles, 43.5 tackles for loss, 13 sacks, 17 quarterback hurries
• COMBINE: 4.72 40-yd. dash, 23 bench reps, 113 in. broad jump
On why he loves football:
"Because it's all I know. i've been playing since I was 6. I love football. I just like going out there and being nasty. I like being a student of the game, getting more knowledge, trying to learn how to be a great player."
MANTI TE'O
• POSITION: Inside Linebacker
• COLLEGE: Notre Dame
• HEIGHT: 6'1"
• WEIGHT: 241
• CAREER STATS: 437 tackles, 34 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, 7 interceptions
• COMBINE: 4.82 40-yd. dash, 33 in. vert. jump, 113 in. broad jump
On the challenges of the NFL:
“The game gets even faster, a lot more complex. What I have to do as a player is I have to remember why I’m playing this game. It’s the same game I played when I was a little kid on the streets, same thing, football’s still the same shape. Obviously people are going to be professionals. This is where the best play. But as long as I don’t stray too far from who I am and what I believe in, I think the journey will be worth it."
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