Melton has a nose for the ball, and the ability to read, recognize and react to any play. He has a HIGH football IQ that allows him to see offensive tendencies.
He is very aggressive, and strong and is a physical tackler in gaps and in space.
He has initial quickness off the ball, quick after the start, and quick in pass drop. His athleticism allows him to step, slide and scrape to pursue. He has ELITE ability to turn and get depth in pass drops, ability in man coverage, movement in short and long pursuit, cod & movement through traffic.
He has the strength to stop the inside run, and the ability to meet, stack, and ward off blockers. BIG TIME PLAYMAKER! ELITE
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Stats and Accomplishments
Defensive LB MVP
OFFERS: UTSA, Penn, Sam Houston State, Columbia, Princeton, Dartmouth, Harvard, Northwestern State