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Texas free safety- Kenny Vaccaro
The current personnel at free safety of Usama Young and Eric Hagg are serviceable, but certainly not above average.
An upgrade is definitely in order and the two men listed below could be day one starters.
The size and athleticism of Kenny Vaccaro (6'1", 218-pounds) gives Cleveland the option to use him at either free or strong safety.
This Texas Longhorn is a clean tackler who always wraps up his man. Vaccaro decided to return for his senior year and the positive effects of that extra seasoning are shining through.
He was tops on the team at 81 tackles and intercepted two passes, returning one for a score in 2012.
That combined with split second reaction time, a ball hawk mentality and natural on-field leadership is why his draft stock catapulted up to a projected first-round pick.
This LSU Tiger started all 13 games this season where he finished third on the team in tackles (91).
The first-team All-American also amassed seven pass breakups, a pair of interceptions and recovered a fumble.
Eric Reid is used almost as an extra linebacker at times to stuff the run, however, he can equally stay back and cover the deep threat.
The junior FS is often considered the nastiest hitter in the SEC. While this does make Reid a feared defender it also gets him into undisciplined penalty trouble.
Offenses have been able to use his over eagerness against him by getting creative with misdirection and fake outs.
The 6'2" Reid is day one starting material for the Browns and that fierce aggressiveness would fit right in with defensive coordinator Ray Horton's style.
The question is whether his emotions can be reigned in enough to be a consistent playmaker at the next level.