HEIGHT: 6'0 7/8"
WEIGHT: 234 lbs
—Particularly violent linebacker.
—Has some juice when closing downhill.
—Should be able to be a positive special teams player.
—Played tough inside in Michigan's blitz-heavy scheme.
—Reaches on tackles.
—Very green as a linebacker instincts-wise.
—Can he play in coverage?
—Tore his right ACL in high school and left ACL in 2020.
26 TKL, 2 TFL, 0.5 SK
—Tore his ACL as a junior in high school and suffered another knee injury in 2020 that ended his college career.
—Early declaration with a year of eligibility remaining.
—Did not participate in offseason measurables testing because of his 2020 knee injury.
Cameron McGrone is an athletic, but young, linebacker who has some limitations of length. He is currently recovering from his second major knee injury but has special tenacity on defense once he triggers downhill. He should immediately be able to play special teams if he cannot rotate in with the linebackers.
GRADE: 6.8/10 (Round 5)
OVERALL RANK: 203/300
POSITION RANK: LB14
PRO COMPARISON: D.J. Smith
Written by B/R NFL Scout Justis Mosqueda