Stanford - Cardinal
Delano Howell - #26 - SS
|Event||Ht||Wt||Hand||Arm||Wing||Wonderlic||40 yard||BP||BJ||VJ||20s||60s||3 Cn|
|03/22/2012 Stanford Pro Day||5-10 7/8||201||9 1/8||31||75 3/8||4.51||10'1"||4.20||11.50||7.00|
|02/29/2012 Combine||5-10 7/8||210||9 1/4||31 1/4||74||4.64||21||10'0"||33||4.15||6.98|
|03/15/2011 Junior Pro Day||5-10 3/4||191||9 1/4||31||74 5/8||4.60|
Standout running back who also ran track as a California prep. Recruited as a running back, he missed the first three games of the 2008 season with a sprained knee. Recorded 16 carries for 59 yards (3.7-yard average) and a touchdown with nine receptions for 94 yards (10.4) and zero touchdowns in nine games. Added 11 kickoff returns for 284 yards (25.8). Lack of depth in the Cardinal secondary prompted a move to strong safety in ’09 when he started 11-of-12 games in which he played and produced 78 tackles, three pass breakups and two interceptions with two tackles for loss and a forced fumble. Did not start against Oregon State and did not play against Arizona (quad). Started all 12 games in which he played in ’10, logging 60-5-5 with 1 1⁄2 tackles for loss, one sack and a forced fumble. Did not play against Washington State (left hand/wrist). Recorded 52-4-0 with one forced fumble in 10 starts at strong safety in ’11. Missed three midseason games with a hand injury.Positives:
Has good size and is well-built with a pumped-up upper body. Fills the alley. Throws his weight around and doesn’t shy from contact. Good hands to pull in interceptions. Experienced, three-year starter. Intelligent.Negatives:
Average athletic ability, instincts and diagnostic skills. Tight hips. Struggles in man coverage and range is limited. Leaves his feet to tackle. Not a playmaker. Has been dinged up.Summary:
Lean, muscular, experienced, tough strong safety with unsudden movement. Will have to make his mark in the box and on special teams.
Delano Howell's Draft Stock
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