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Prospect Primer: LB Yawin Smallwood, Connecticut

Posted Apr 27, 2014

Name: Yawin Smallwood

Position: LB

Ht.-Wt.: 6-2, 246

School: Connecticut

Key stat: Led his team in tackles the last two years and came just three tackles away from leading team as a sophomore as well. In the 2012-13 seasons, had 12 games with double-digit tackles, plus 24 ½ tackles for loss and eight sacks.

Notable: A two-time first-team all-conference player, is entering the draft a year early and has been pegged by some as a mid-round sleeper.

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