Year: Senior Height: 5’10 Weight: 195 40 Time: 4.47 College Stats: NCAA
BSMW GAME DAY BOARD (as of 4/15/07)
Rank: 29th Median Draft Position: 28.0 (7 mocks)Lo: 22 Hi: 45 Most Frequent Mock Selection: N/A
BSMW SUMMARY (as of 4/15/07)
The most impressive thing about Meriweather, who the Patriots worked out in March, is his experience and versatility. He played all four secondary positions in as many seasons for Miami, including matching up at corner when the Hurricanes faced elite receivers. Is considered by all to have the instincts and range necessary to advance to the next level, most particularly in pass coverage. Doesn’t sound particularly big or strong. Meriweather will be dogged by character questions in the next several weeks, as NFL teams will no doubt take a look at his role in this season’s infamous brawl with Florida International (he was suspended), and whole “once pulled a gun and shot at someone who had just shot his roommate” thing doesn’t seem like it will help him any either. The average person doesn’t often find himself in those situations. But he was a captain at Miami and is considered a dedicated player. The Patriots don’t seem to have crossed him from their list, and he may be another candidate for the first round, where most mocks expect he’ll be taken.
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