Vinny Cerrato: GM Scouting Report – Barkevious Mingo
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Former NFL GM & co-host of The Vinny & Rob show on 105.7 The Fan breaks down this years draft probables. Today’s scouting report: OLB LSU, Barkevious Mingo
Barkevious Mingo 6’4 241lbs 4.58
33 ¾ arm 9 /8 hand 37” VJ 6.843 cone 4.39ss 10’7” BJ
2010 1st start 35 TT 5.5 TFL 2.5 sacks
2011 46 TT 15 TFL 8 sacks
2012 38 TT 8.5 TFL 4.5 sacks
Strength: Good take off- good strike with hand. Good athlete. Fluid-shows outside speed. Good athlete–good balance. Quick to slant inside. Height. Better in chase vs run. Shows spin move in pass can bend corner. Flashes pass rush- can run. Shows some awareness. Plays both sides. Quick, fast, explosive.
Weakness: Jumps and falls off tackles- must be hands better in pass-production. Needs strength. Raw-not power in bull rush. Must play lower vs base block. Not much strike-lunges and misses a lot. No punch-lock out shed vs the run. Can’t play head up gets locked on- will work in clips. Alternates-will get to high a lot. High cut little tight in hips.
Summary: this kid has a good frame that he must add bulk and strength. Right now is a situational rusher that shows outside speed and ability to bend and a spin move which he shows good balance. He is raw he struggles versus run he falls off too many tackles. He doesn’t produce as well as his numbers at combine. This is all projection with athletic ability coach must go work him out. He did show some mistakes, he will need shot of work in pass drops. He has quick hands lot of skill to develop.