Alfie's Player Ranking 27 out of 100
Projected Round: 1-2
Today continues my countdown to the Top 100 draftable players of the 2011 NFL Draft. We move on to my 27th ranked player, Ohio State defensive end Cameron Heyward.
PROS: Started at both defensive tackle and defensive end in 2010. Can play all over the line of scrimmage in a 4-3 or a 3-4 scheme. Father played running back in the NFL, good bloodlines. Powerful player who attacks the point. Knocks down passes at the line of scrimmage, aggressive and a good tackler. Looks comfortable dropping back into zone coverage.
CONS: Inconsistent player. Shows up in big games, but isn’t always productive. Doesn’t posses many pass rush moves outside of a bull rush. Not a great pass rusher, not really a "sacker". Best fit is as a defensive end in a 3-4 defensive line.