Boston College quarterback Matt Ryan may be at the top of the Falcons' shopping list, but will he be available when Atlanta makes the third selection? If not, the Falcons have plenty of other holes to fill in the 2008 NFL Draft. Analyst Frank Coyle breaks down the team needs for Atlanta and the...[details]
The Good: Jackson possesses good size with the quickness and instincts to match up with the nation's top receivers. Despite only adequate speed, he is a fine cover man who displays good ball skills and hands in coverage. He can close to the ball and recover with the quick reactions necessary to break on the ball in the shorter and intermediate routes. He comes out of his break to recover quickly and has excelled at the collegiate level relying on top instincts and an understanding of coverage, routes and reads.
The Bad: He has marginal speed and failed to dispel those concerns at the NFL Combine when he timed at in the mid 4.6s on one sprint while timing a 4.52 tine in the other one both electronically. The last number will get it done in the NFL and acceptable for all zone schemes and most man situations.
This is special to Rivals.com from Frank Coyle. Coyle has written about the NFL Draft in his newsletter for more than...[Complete Bio]