Tennessee Titans Pick OLB Zach Brown With the 52nd Pick of the 2012 NFL Draft

Oct, 29, 2011; Chapel Hill, NC, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels linebacker Zach Brown (47) forces and recovers a fumble by Wake Forest Demon Deacons quarterback Tanner Price (10) in the first quarter at Kenan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-US PRESSWIRE

The Tennessee Titans have taken OLB Zach Brown of North Carolina with their second pick of the 2012 NFL Draft. Brown was one of the fastest LB’s in the draft this year. Looks like the Titans think they’ve found Will Witherspoons replacement. That gives the Titans an extremely young linebacking core.

It was interesting to watch the Titans pass on Peter Konz, the best center of the draft and a huge need for the Titans.

 

Via NFL.com:

Brown might be one of the fastest straight-line linebackers to ever enter the NFL draft, making him one the most intriguing prospects of this class. He has shown sprinter-like speed on the field and should rack up tackles in the NFL. Brown projects best as an outside linebacker in a 4-3 scheme, though he would likely succeed at any linebacker position. There are many questions about Brown’s game, including whether he can adapt to the NFL after being able to make plays with minimal effort in college. Ultimately, though, he has yet to scratch the surface of his true potential; with his size and speed, he won’t be drafted any later than in the first round.

 

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Topics: 2012 NFL Draft, Tennessee Titans, Zack Brown

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