USC linebacker-safety Su'a Cravens under first-round consideration

Versatile USC outside linebacker-safety Su'a Cravens is under consideration as a potential first-round draft pick. Cravens visited and worked out for the Atlanta Falcons. He also visited the New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers and Detroit Lions. Cravens isplayed his athleticism at his campus Pro Day workout, running the 40-yard dash in the 4.54 to 4.54 range. He excelled in linebacker and defensive back drills and caught the football well. The New England Patriots, Falcons, Carolina Panthers, Buffalo Bills, Indianapolis Colts and San Diego Chargers have all displayed interest in Cravens. Cravens has met with the Patriots, Cleveland Browns, Chargers. Cravens is a former National High School Defensive Player of the Year who's started at strong safety and linebacker. He was an All-American and All-Pac-12 selection. He had 86 tackles, 15 for losses and 5 1/2 sacks last season with two interceptions. As a sophomore, he had 17 tackles for losses, five sacks and three interceptions. Cravens is related to San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te'o, Miami Dolphins tight end Jordan Cameron and former Cincinnati Bengals safety David Fulcher. Cravens is tough, athletic and productive with nine interceptions in three years. At 6-1, 226 pounds, Cravens projects to either safety or as a 4-3 weakside linebacker. Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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