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NFL Draft’s Potential Patriots: Louisville FS Calvin Pryor

04.01.14 at 4:58 pm ET
By will continue to offer daily insight and analysis regarding options that may be available to the Patriots when it comes to the 2014 NFL draft. Here is one in a series of profiles of players who could be on the board when it’€™s time for the Patriots to make a selection.


Position: Free safety

School: Louisville

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 207 pounds

Achievements: 2013 first-team All-AAC, 2012 second-team All-Big East

What he brings: Pryor is a strong player with good size who has solid ball skills and tackling ability. Analysts also say, though, that Pryor’€™s physical style of play can become a problem because he is occasionally lacks discipline.

Where the Patriots could get him: Rounds 1-2

Notes: Pryor was suspended for a game against Memphis on Nov. 23 after he violated an unspecified team rule. … He was second on the team with 75 tackles during the 2013 season. … At the NFL scouting combine, Pryor did 18 bench press reps — one of the top performances at the combine.

Related articles:

Yahoo! Sports: Louisville safety Calvin Pryor set to make impact in NFL draft

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Tale of 2 safeties: Pryor, Clinton-Dix offer different skill sets

Video: Here is a highlight video from Pryor’s time at Louisville

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