Four years ago, we ranked the top twenty-five Virginia Tech athletes playing professional. The list featured then Denver Broncos receiver Eddie Royal at the top of the list and included anyone from Brandon Flowers to Joe Saunders to Ace Custis. Today, we update the list with plenty of changes. [details]
The Good: Brown has the size, mobility, smarts and strength NFL scouts seek. He has rare straight line speed, fine arm length and good footwork necessary for holding up when pass blocking on the edge. His good footwork can handle a speed rush, and his mobility helps when blocking on the second level.
The Bad: A converted tight end, Brown is still learning the line position and growing into the size needed for the rigors of the NFL. His drive blocking is inconsistent and he tends to play up and down to the competition. His technique is inconsistent, which negates his footwork and good functional strength. He gets beat too often when not using proper leverage.
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