Director of college scouting Joe Hortiz said, "I'd say as a whole, the (safety) class is pretty solid. You'll get some guys at the end of the first and second round, and then there will be some guys who come off in the third, fourth and fifth who will help teams."
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, but he's better suited at strong safety.