NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt reports he spoke with two NFL teams that believe Washington OLB Shaq Thompson's "position in NFL has to be SS."
Updating a previous item, Washington's Shaq Thompson will only work out at LB at the NFL Combine.
Washington LB Shaq Thompson could turn "into a Lavonte David-type of defender," believes NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt.
Washington LB Shaq Thompson will also work out at RB.
NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock said that Washington LB Shaq Thompson "is one of the most fun guys to watch on tape this year."
Washington LB Shaq Thompson would decline going through RB drills if a team requested it, according to NFL Media's Daniel Jeremiah.
An AFC North scout isn't sure Washington LB Shaq Thompson can keep his weight up enough to stick at LB in the pros.
Washington's Shaq Thompson's "quickness and agility will likely stand out during drills at Lucas Oil Stadium," notes CBS Sports' Dane Brugler.
NFL Media's Mike Mayock believes Washington's Shaq Thompson is the No. 2 S prospect in the 2015 class.
Washington's Shaq Thompson attempted to end the debate on his position, saying he feels most comfortable at strong side LB.
Washington LB/RB Shaq Thompson provides "unmatched diversity in this year's draft," wrote NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein.
SB Nation's Dan Kadar had Washington LB/RB Shaq Thompson slipping out of the first round in a recent mock draft.
NFL.com's Lance Zierlein believes Washington junior LB/RB Shaq Thompson "is small for the position, but he is a freakish athlete."
An NFL scout called Washington junior LB/RB Shaq Thompson a "freak athlete," but said it’s hard to grade him as a certain Round 1 pick because of his uncertain position.