Biography: Three-year starter who finished with 86 tackles/9.5 tackles for loss/2 sacks and two interceptions as a senior. Junior totals included 98/5.5/5 after 93 tackles as a sophomore.
Positives: Active and athletic linebacker who makes plays sideline to sideline. Breaks down well, fast to the sidelines and very effective making plays in the open field. Easily gets outside the numbers, gets depth on pass drops and fast moving in all directions. Drives his shoulders through ballcarriers and delivers some devastating hits. Quickly changes direction, fluid turning his hips transitioning into coverage and breaks down well. Shows a burst of speed bearing down on the play. Effectively uses his hands to protect himself. Makes the defensive calls and gets his teammates in proper position.
Negatives: Must improve his play in coverage. Hesitant locating the ball at times. Will disappear for stretches.
Analysis: Bradham is a forceful linebacker who makes plays up the field and in pursuit. He possesses the necessary skills to line up as a weak side linebacker at the next level. If Bradham plays at a consistently high level, he has a chance to be a productive starter for an NFL team.
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