Saturday, May 2, 2015

Belichick likes Geneo Grissom's versatility

If there's one thing Oklahoma defensive end Geneo Grissom can be sure of this weekend--his new coach already knows plenty about him from a football standpoint.

After drafting Grissom in Round 3 of the 2015 NFL Draft Friday night, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick provided some insight into exactly why his team decided to go with the 6-3, 262-pound defender.

"... I'd say he's very instinctive as a pass rusher. He's in coverage a decent amount of the time as a walked-off linebacker," he said. "So you see a guy play out in space, out over the slot. He does a lot of that. So, for a guy to play from three-technique to end-of-the-line to a walked-out linebacker…at the Senior Bowl, they actually played him off the line, like in the tackle bubble. He's a pretty athletic, versatile guy."

Read the full transcript HERE.

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