2010 NFL Draft: ILB Micah Johnson of Kentucky Is a Potential Dallas Cowboys Pick

February 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As we have said before, the Cowboys may be in the market for a young inside linebacker. Bradie James and Keith Brooking performed well last year, but neither is getting any younger.
The 'Boys also have Bobby Carpenter, whose role is limited, and second-year player Jason Williams, whose work ethic has been called into question.
The team certainly wants to find out what it has in Williams but surely won't pass up the opportunity to draft someone they deem to be a difference-maker at the position.
Kentucky ILB Micah Johnson may be the perfect fit. Unfortunately, Johnson could miss the NFL Combine because of a knee injury. This could be a blessing in disguise for whoever selects him, though, as he figures to provide great value.
Scouting Report
Johnson is a physical freak, appearing to have zero body fat. At 6'2", 254 pounds, Johnson has prototypical size to play inside in a 3-4, though he really fits any scheme. He also has the requisite streng...

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