The highly regarded Alabama OLB Courtney Upshaw is now a Baltimore Raven, a great compliment to any team's defense and should pay dividends early.
Let's take a look at our breakdown prior to the draft:
60 Max Videostat Profile: OLB Courtney Upshaw, 6’2, 265 lbs
Upshaw was one of the top players on the best defenses in college football. He’s the prototype OLB in a 3-4 defense. He led his team in tackles for loss with 17 and 9.5 sacks. He also forced had two fumbles. One of the top 3-4 outside linebacker prospects in the country, Upshaw has good size at 6'2'' and 265 pounds. He has been timed as fast as 4.65 in the 40-yard dash, and also has plenty of game experience, having played in 27 games as a freshman and sophomore. Upshaw has been a full-time starter and has shown he’s ready for the next level.
Upshaw will enter the next level with no flags of any kind and is expected to go off the board during the first round.