December 5, 2006

In the film room: Lorenzo Edwards

Lorenzo Edwards has the skill set that the Irish need to upgrade on the defensive side of the ball.

Listed as a combination safety/outside linebacker, the 6-foot-2, 220-pounder could end up at either position in college. Despite the 4.71 listing in the 40, he appears to have safety speed with an outside linebacker's penchant for physical play.

This four-star player has a near-complete set of tools. He's physical, explosive out of his backpedal, changes directions well, and enjoys the contact. He plays "happy." In other words, he seems to enjoy himself on the football field.

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