Zaviar Gooden is the kind of player who comes to mind when you think of natural 4-3 linebackers. He has the speed and smarts to handle the read-and-react nature of playing behind a four-man line.
In a league dominated by linebackers who are glorified rush ends, Gooden is another kind of hybrid defender.
As a former safety, he has the quickness and coverage skills to be more useful further back from the line of scrimmage.
Here are some of Gooden's highlights from his time with Missouri.