2009 NFL Draft Rankings: ILB


INSIDE LINEBACKERS: 1. James Laurinaitis- Ohio State, Sr- Laurinaitis is a very intelligent football player with a lot of speed and great tackling ability. There aren‚Äôt too many flaws in Laurinaitis‚Äô game which is why he should go in the top 10. 2. Rey Maualuga- Southern California, Sr- Maualuga is another top 10 prospect at the inside linebacker spot. Maualuga is very quick and shows great closing speed. 3. Scott McKillop- Pittsburgh, Sr- McKillop struggles in pass coverage which is why he isn‚Äôt going to go where Maualuga and Laurinaitis will go; however, McKillop is the best tackler in the country and shows above average instincts on the field. 4. Brandon Spikes- Florida, Jr- Spikes is by far the best junior at the position. He is a solid tackler and could be the best in the country at inside linebacker in pass defense 5. Darry Beckwith- LSU, Sr- Beckwith isRead More »