NFL teams recognizing Everett's talent
Florida LB Earl Everett is silencing critics and making a strong case for himself as a second-round pick, writes Todd McShay.
Through five games this fall, Everett is doing everything in his power to erase those doubts. The 6-foot-2, 230-pound weakside linebacker has been a ballhawk for the Gator defense, as he is diagnosing plays more quickly and taking fewer false steps.
If his strong play continues, Everett could get drafted as high as the second round in a strong class of linebackers that includes Paul Posluszny (Penn State), Patrick Willis (Mississippi), LaMarr Woodley (Michigan) and Rufus Alexander (Oklahoma).
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