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NFL Draft Scouting Report: Ha'Sean Clinton-Dix

 

 

With the offseason underway, it is draft/free agency season. In this segment, “Scouting Report”, I will be posting scouting reports of who I believe the Cowboys should covet in the 2014 NFL Draft. Stay tuned daily, as I will be writing a few per day.

Background

On to the safeties for the SportDFW’s scouting reports! Up first is Ha’Sean Clinton-Dix. You may know him as Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. Either way, the kid is an absolute monster. He is the best safety in this class, with Calvin Pryor trailing behind him. With the void at the safety position, Clinton-Dix will most definitely be on the Cowboys’ radar.

Measurements

- 6-1, 208 pounds

- 4.45 40-yard dash

Info

- Was suspended in October

- First team All-SEC

- Took over previous safeties’ jobs (Mark Barron & Robert Lester)

Strengths

- Amazing range

- Great tackler

- Great coverage

- Good tenacity

- Displays his nasty attitude on the field

- Reads plays extremely well

- Can make a ton of plays all over the field

- Fast & explosive

- Great instincts

Weaknesses

- Off the field issues

- A bit young

- Needs to put on some weight

The Fit

If the Cowboys stay at #16/17, Clinton-Dix is definitely the guy for the Cowboys to pick. With talented players such as Brandon Carr & Barry Church in need of a rejuvenation, Clinton-Dix could make an instant impact on this secondary. That is what this team is looking for, players who will make an “instant impact”.

Scout Grade: 92/100

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Tags: 2014 NFL Draft Dallas Cowboys Ha'Sean Clinton-Dix Jason Garrett Jerry Jones

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