Mychal Kendricks is one of the fastest risers heading into the 2012 NFL draft, for good reason. This is a prospect who has everything teams looks for in a stud linebacker in the National Football League.
I remain strong in the stance that if Kendricks was playing for a higher profile college football team, he would have been considered a top 20 pick. He'd likely go earlier than some prospects rated that high right now, but Kendricks just happened to play an unenviable position on a West Coast team.
Kendricks brings a wide array of different skills at the linebacker position. This article is going to focus on six reasons why the Cal product is going to be a dominating force at the next level.