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April 2020

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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APRIL 2020 THE WOLVERINE 51 Draft Projections/Ranks • No. 141 — Washington Redskins ( on March 4) • No. 190 overall prospect in the draft and the 25th-best cornerback (CBS Sports) LB KHALEKE HUDSON Combine Results/Ranks Height: 5-11 Weight: 224 Hand size: 10 Arm length: 29 3 ⁄8 40-yard dash: 4.56 seconds (eighth out of 30) Bench press: 30 reps (first out of 27) Vertical jump: 33 inches (tied for 16th out of 31) Broad jump: 120 inches (tied for 20th out of 31) 3-cone drill: DNP 20-yard shuttle: DNP What They're Saying • "[He ran a] big-time [40-yard dash] time. He can cover over the slot and the tight end a little bit. Hudson is a versatile player and you could use him as your down safety or as your nickel linebacker. He's going to be great on special teams, so there is a lot of value with a player like this who can run and fill all these differ- ent roles." — NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah • "Khaleke Hudson is a tweener prospect who is likely best projected to a special teams/depth role at the NFL level. Hudson initially starred in more of a pass rush role at Michi- gan before converting to a linebacker over the past two seasons, but his football IQ isn't where it needs to be and there are physical limitations that will make it difficult for him to find a living in the box as a LB. Hud- son will need to create a role on kick coverage units for a prolonged NFL tenure." —'s Kyle Crabbs Draft Projections/Ranks • No. 6 safety and a third or fourth- round selection (WalterFootball. com's Charlie Campbell on Feb. 8) • No. 191 overall prospect in the draft and the 16th-best linebacker (CBS Sports) TE SEAN MCKEON Combine Results/Ranks Height: 6-5 Weight: 242 Hand size: 9 1 ⁄8 Arm length: 33 1 ⁄2 40-yard dash: DNP due to injury Bench press: 18 reps (tied for seventh out of 13) Vertical jump: DNP due to injury Broad jump: DNP due to injury 3-cone drill: DNP due to injury 20-yard shuttle: DNP due to injury What They're Saying • "Experienced handling wham blocks, combo blocks and kick-outs, McKeon improved as a blocker as the 2019 season wore on, but he lacks the core power to match up with rugged NFL edge-setters right now. His routes don't feature much burst to separate against dedicated coverage. How- ever, he plays with good catch focus when working the soft spots of zones. McKeon might find a roster spot or a practice squad as a late-round, devel- opmental 'Y' tight end." — TheDraft-'s Kyle Crabbs Draft Projections/Ranks • No. 279 overall prospect in the draft and the 17th-best tight end (CBS Sports) • No. 424 player overall (Draft- S JOSH METELLUS Combine Results/Ranks Height: 5-11 Weight: 209 Hand size: 10 1 ⁄4 Arm length: 32 1 ⁄4 40-yard dash: 4.55 seconds (11th out of 20) Bench press: 20 reps (tied for fourth out of 18) Vertical jump: 36.5 inches (sixth out of 20) Broad jump: 124 inches (tied for 10th out of 19) 3-cone drill: 6.94 seconds (fifth out of five) 20-yard shuttle: 4.4 seconds (sixth out of six) What They're Saying • "I loved watching him play the last several years. He's got heart." — NFL Network's Rich Eisen • "Josh Metellus projects as a spe- cial teams contributor at the NFL level. Metellus has some attractive physi- cal qualities but ultimately struggles with spacing, anticipation, ball skills and open field tackling — all of which make his projection into a full-time or high-snap role on the defensive side of the football a difficult proposition. Metellus is certainly an NFL athlete, but doesn't have the fundamentals or football IQ to be considered anything other than a developmental player." —'s Kyle Crabbs Draft Projections/Ranks • No. 211 overall prospect and the 15th-best safety (CBS Sports) • No. 27 safety (WalterFootball. com's Charlie Campbell on Feb. 8) • No. 387 player in the draft (Draft- OL MIKE ONWENU Combine Results/Ranks Height: 6-3 Weight: 344 Hand size: 10 1 ⁄2 Arm length: 34 3 ⁄8 40-yard dash: DNP Bench press: 26 reps (tied for 12th out of 39) Vertical jump: DNP Broad jump: DNP 3-cone drill: DNP 20-yard shuttle: DNP What They're Saying • "While it is his size and power that stands out, Onwenu moves well for Khaleke Hudson's 30 reps on the bench press ranked first among the 27 linebackers who participated at the NFL Combine. PHOTO BY LON HORWEDEL

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