40-YARD DASH: 4.65 SEC
BENCH PRESS (225lbs): 22 REPS
VERTICAL JUMP: 38.0 INCH
BROAD JUMP: 127.0 INCH
3-CONE DRILL: 6.93 SEC
20-YARD SHUTTLE: 4.18 SEC
60-YARD SHUTTLE: 11.02 SEC
- Leader on the defense
- Made sure his teammates got lined up where they were supposed to be
- Doesn’t shy away from contact
- Good football IQ
- Top end tackling technique
- Tight bundle of muscle
- Great frame. Its compact with thick thighs
- Mean and nasty hitting safety
- For being a hard hitter, he keeps his hits clean
- Has a hybrid frame & potential to play both safety spots and come down as a linebacker
- Confident a& excels when closer to the line of scrimmage
- Doesn’t give up on tackling form just to get a big hit
- High motor
- High character
- Fast responder
- Answered a lot of questions at combine, pro day & workouts
- Average instincts
- Doesn’t always play up to the speed he has
- Concerns with him in coverage
- Fast responder, but doesn’t show he can read it before it happens
- No anticipation
- Limited ball skills
- Needs to improve his coverage range
- Eyes the quarterback & loses his man in coverage
- Might be limited to a hybrid S/LB if he can’t improve his range & coverage
I am a big fan of Miles Killebrew in the third or fourth round. His ceiling is really high, but there is going to be a lot of work for the coaching staff of whoever drafts him. His rookie year he brings value on special teams and on defense in a limited role.
With how weak this safety class is, Killebrew is one of the few who stand out. I really love his fit with the Denver Broncos. He is a great candidate to replace David Bruton as the No. 3 safety and Bruton’s value on special teams. Then Killebrew has the potential to replace Darian Stewart, but is a better option to replace T.J. Ward at strong safety in two years.
Broncos Round Projection: Round 3
Where He Goes: Round 3
Per sources: His combine, pro day and workouts cemented him as a day-two pick and he could go as high as the middle second round.
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