Deunta Williams scouting report

Deunta Williams S North Carolina
Ht: 6’2″

Wt: 205

Impressive size/athleticism combination. A good all-around athlete; came to UNC as a receiver but switched to safety in the fall of his freshman year and was immediately named a starter. A four-year starter with 46 career starts under his belt. Gives a solid effort in run support. Reliable tackler. Good ball skills (12 career interceptions).
Suspended for the first four games of 2010 season for his involvement in North Carolina’s academic scandal. Suffered a broken leg in final collegiate game. Rarely asked to line up in man coverage and does not look fluid when doing so. Will struggle when lined up against receivers and athletic tight ends at the next level.
Williams is one of the more physically gifted safeties in this year’s class, however his injury in the Motor City Bowl significantly hurts his stock as teams will not be able to see him workout at full strength prior to the draft. He primarily lined up at free safety at North Carolina, but may be better suited to play strong safety in the pros. His experience and production throughout his career makes him a fairly safe pick. He’s a safe bet to develop into a reliable backup, but also has the upside of a potential future starter.
Posted on by Ryan McCrystal in Scouting Reports - 2011 Comments Off

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