Marcus Lawrence
ILB | (6'2", 243, 4.64) | South Carolina

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Overall: Lawrence is somewhat of a late-bloomer who transferred from Butler County Junior College to South Carolina in January 2003 and wound up taking over as a fulltime starting middle linebacker. Lawrence is somewhat unpolished at the position. He was supposed to play defensive end in 2003 but wound up at MLB for the final two seasons of his collegiate career (2003-'04). He showed improvements in terms of technique and recognition skills as a senior but in all reality he was more of a playmaker in 2003 (99 total tackles, 9.5 TFL and one sack) than he was as a senior in 2004 (57 tackles, two TFL, zero sacks). Lawrence still possesses good natural instincts, size and power. He flies around the field, plays with a chip on his shoulder and is a punishing striker at the POA. However, Lawrence remains inconsistent. He takes some poor angles, makes too many ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
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