Add a west coast player to your watch list for the Buffalo Bills in the 2016 NFL Draft: the Bills will reportedly be bringing USC linebacker-slash-safety Su'a Cravens in for a private visit or workout, according to the Houston Chronicle's Aaron Wilson.
USC LB-S Su’a Cravens to visit or work out for Falcons, Panthers, Colts, Bills, Patriots, Chargers, Saints https://t.co/AUklFwTKrT— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) March 25, 2016
A three-year starter for the Trojans, Cravens played all over the field as a safety, linebacker, and slot defender. During his career, he collected nine interceptions, 10.5 sacks, 34.5 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles, and 16 passes defended.
While he showed off his productivity on the field, Cravens has a difficult NFL projection because of his 'tweener size and athleticism. He measured in at 6'1" and 226 pounds at the Combine, and didn't exactly display top-notch athleticism on the track. Cravens posted improved numbers at the USC pro day, but his 4.65-second 40-yard dash and 30.5-inch vertical leap aren't exceptional numbers for either a safety or a linebacker.
Nevertheless, his production on the field in one of the top conferences in college football can't be ignored, and he might be a nice chess piece for the Bills to use on their defense if picked in the second or third round.