2011 NFL Draft Watch #43: Mark Barron

The countdown continues and our number forty-three prospect in college football is…

Strong Safety Mark Barron, Alabama (Junior):

The Skinny: Once Nick Saban got his hands on Barron, who played offense in high school, he immediately began sculpting the un-molded clay into what would become one of the most feared safeties in the nation for the eventual SEC and BCS Champions. The Mobile native earned his way onto the field by cutting his teeth as a special teams enforcer. It was there that he displayed his uncanny timing, sound tackling technique, and willingness to play violent. In 2009 as a sophomore he finally got on the field as a starting strong safety and immediately proved how versatile and valuable he could be to any

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