Emmanuel Acho Scouting Report
|Height & Weight:||6'2 - 245 lbs.|
|Draft Prediction:||Fourth Round|
2012 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:
Emmanuel Acho, ILB, Texas
With a long frame, it looks as though Acho could still be growing into his body. Defenses that like to have their linebackers sit back in zone coverage will greatly appreciate his ability to tackle in open spaces and flow to the ball with ease. Acho doesn't have great speed, but he takes good angles, makes good decisions and is sound in his assignments. Moving forward, he's going to need to bulk up, especially if he wants to play inside.
When blitzing, his long arms help him fend off blockers well and create leverage. Since NFL offenses are working the middle of the field more often due to the league's rule changes, Acho's coverage skills make him an ideal strong-side linebacker who can also be used as a blitzer.