Kendell Beckwith
Projection
Round 4
Grade
B
6.50
Potential Starter

Kendell Beckwith

Linebacker
LSU
  • Year: Senior
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 243
  • 40-Yard: 4.70
  • Arm: N/A
  • Hand: N/A

Strong Points

Ideal size with good strength and pop. Can stack at the line and get rid of blocks fairly quickly. Shows good awareness in coverage. Gets depth with his drops. Solid tackler who hits and wraps. Plays with good intensity.

Weak Points

Tore his ACL in Game 10 and missed the rest of the season. Has just average to adequate play speed. More of a reactor than an instinctive anticipator. Needs to make more plays at or near the line of scrimmage.

The Way We See It

Beckwith has been starting since midway through his sophomore year. He has ideal size and is strong and productive to go along with good overall athleticism and adequate speed and range. Where he gets drafted will be determined by his medical. It's possible he will miss most if not all of training camp and some of the regular season. Has eventual starter talent when he gets healthy and he looks like the rare linebacker who can go inside or out and be a three-down player who doesn't have to come off the field in sub packages. Before his injury, he was a solid third- to fourth-round type. Will now get selected later in the draft.