Khaseem Greene: Scouting Report, NFL Outlook for Rutgers LB

April 23, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Khaseem Greene made highlights over the duration of his time with Rutgers, and last season was the best defensive player the Big East had to offer as he notched 125 tackles, 5.5 sacks and six forced fumbles. 
Greene continued the hot-streak into the NFL Scouting Combine where he wowed everyone in attendance with his elite athleticism. 
Now that Greene is a sure-fire selection in the first two days of the draft some questions have to be answered. Does he have what it takes to be an every-down linebacker? Where does he fit schematically?
Read on to find out. 
STRENGTHS WEAKNESSES + Excels at tracking ball-carriers. - Not scheme versatile because of size.  + Violent use of hands to create turnovers. - Inconsistent motor.  + Capable in zone coverage. - Over-aggressive and takes himself out of plays. + Excellent blitzer.  - Medical concerns after broken ankle in 2011. 

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