Who We're Watching: Bishop Sankey
January, 28, 2014
By Steve Muench | ESPN Insider
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesRunning back Bishop Sankey has the ability to make defenders miss.The time between the All-Star games and the NFL scouting combine is the perfect time to grind through tape, making it one of the most productive periods of the year.
Here’s a breakdown of Washington running back Bishop Sankey, based on the video of his games against Stanford, Arizona State, Oregon State and UCLA.
Sankey's ability to make defenders miss in the hole, bounce outside after pressing the line of scrimmage and exploit cutback lanes speak to his above-average lateral quickness. His ability to make crisp cuts isn't the only reason he’s an effective cutback runner, either. He reads the second level and the flow of the defense well.