Delone Carter scouting report

Delone Carter RB Syracuse
Ht: 5’9″

Wt: 222

Strengths:
Small, compact built makes him tough to bring down. Does a nice job lowering his shoulder and delivering a hit to defenders. Excellent footwork; shiftier than you would expect for a guy his size. Thick, strong legs allows him to fight for extra yardage.
Weaknesses:
Lacks the speed to bounce runs to the outside with consistency. Runs too upright. Running style invites a lot of hits, and he comes with a decent amount of wear and tear. Suspended in 2010 offseason for punching a student during a snowball fight. Missed 2007 season with dislocated hip. Re-injured his hip in 2010 but did not miss any games.
Comments:
Carter has the size to be a workhorse at the next level. He’s a classic north/south runner who can handle the pounding of 20+ carries per game. He lacks the speed and overall athleticism to be considered an elite prospect, but he should come off the board in the 3rd or 4th round and at least be given an opportunity to win a starting job down the road. He’s a very safe mid-round pick who should contribute in some capacity immediately.
Posted on by Ryan McCrystal in Scouting Reports - 2011 Comments Off

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