Michael Boley
LB | (6'2", 236, 4.63) | Southern Miss

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Selected by: Atlanta Falcons
Round: 5
Pick (Overall): 24(160)
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Overall: Boley absolutely dominated the mid-major level of competition in college. He was a fulltime starter in each of his final three seasons at Southern Miss (2002-'04). He was a three-time first team All-Conference USA selection, producing 26.5 sacks and 53.5 tackles for loss over that three-year span while chipping in with more than 100 tackles in each of those seasons. Boley played SLB in college but is more of a WLB prospect for the NFL. He has adequate but not great size and he needs to improve his strength, especially in his lower body. He needs to learn to take on blockers instead of running around them and he also needs to improve his recognition skills and ball skills in coverage. However, Boley was a huge playmaker throughout his college career and he has the speed, frame, athletic ability, closing burst and tackling skills to push for a starting ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
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