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2011 Denver Broncos Draft Cameos: Allen Bradford

Running Back - Allen Bradford, USC

Height:  5'10
Weight:  242
40yd:  4.53

Interest Level:

Private Workout:  Yes
Private Visit to Team Facility:  No
Attended Proday:  Yes
Other: -

Quick Take:

Strong between the tackles runner, lots of lower body strength and knows how to get behind his pads and punish a defender.  Has good agility for a larger back, knows how to reverse a field or shake a defender.  Uses a sitff arm and spin move consistently.  Very patient runner letting blocks set up and will be an excellent zone runner or screen receiver.  Plays well without a lead blocker, and can make room for himself in the hole.  Has a lot of energy and endurance, gets upfield and falls forward.  Was recruited as a DB/LB and still has that physical punishing attitude.  Impact player on STs the last two years, and is ready to transition to the NFL.

Where He Goes in the Draft:

Top of the 4th round

What is Denver's Interest In Him?

Denver appears to be shopping for RBs in the drought period of the draft, so that may be where they feel the most value can be had.  With that said, a trade for a fourth rounder may be aimed at picking up a falling value at RB,a nd Bradford may qualify.

Position, Name

CB Patrick Peterson

DT Marcell Dareus

QB Blaine Gabbert

Top OLB/DE Von Miller
DE Robert Quinn

DT Nick Fairley

QB Cam Newton

Middle OT Nate Solder
OT Anthony Costanzo
DE Da'Quan Bowers
DE Aldon Smith

Bottom DT/NT Phil Taylor
DE Adrian Clayborn
OG/C Danny Watkins
OLB Akeem Ayers


QB Jake Locker
QB Christian Ponder
DE Jabaal Sheard
QB Ryan Mallett
CB Brandon Harris
QB Andy Dalton

2 Middle RB Mikel LeShoure
OLB Bruce Carter
ILB Quan Sturdivant

Bottom OT Ben Ijalana
RB Daniel Thomas
DE Allen Bailey
DT Marvin Austin

Top QB Colin Kaepernick
LB Dontay Moch
3 Middle WR Greg Little
FS Quinton Carter

Bottom RB DeMarco Murray
WR Edmund Gates
RB Kendall Hunter
DT Kenrick Ellis
SS Jaiquawn Jarrett

Top RB Allen Bradford
4 Middle

5 Top



[Note:  All players in the table are ranked by overall grade within their round grouping, however, the round groupings are based on where this player will likely be drafted based on where teams are currently selecting in the draft.  Therefore a player is ranked within a group by his level of ability, but players in nearby groupings may have higher or lower actual grades, despite being in a different group.  Confusing enough for you? --Styg]