ORLANDO, Fla. - Georgia linebacker Dannell Ellerbe will be the first to tell you that his senior campaign did not go exactly as planned. Injuries haunted him throughout the year and limited his productivity on the field. His Bulldog career may end in the Capital One Bowl, but he also has the...[details]
The Good: A well-built linebacker with a thick lower half and good base strength. Has a good first step out of his stance and really flies around the field with reckless abandon. Plays with natural leverage and is a powerful tackler on contact. Possesses good closing speed to the ball and exhibits impressive range in coverage. Knows how to set the edge and be stout at the point of attack on the outside. The Bad: Isn't real laterally gifted and struggles redirecting when he takes a false step out of plays. Struggles breaking down in space and consistently taking good angles to the football. Is very aggressive but has a tendency to overrun and take himself out of plays.