NFL Draft Countdown | No.19 TJ McDonald
Overall: #19 2013: #6 Ht: 6020 Wt: 205 40Yd: 4.55 Rd: 1st
Pros: Playing in his father’s shadow, McDonald has carved out his own name recognition as a three-year starter, team captain and All American safety for the Trojans. A solid cover safety, he also has a sense for anticipating the run and stepping up in the box. Excellent in man-to-man coverage, McDonald can serve as a weapon to help combat and shut down the new emerging big-play, athletic tight ends in the NFL.
Cons: McDonald has been warned in the past about illegal hits above the shoulders on defenseless opponents, eventually resulting in a half game suspension. He needs to improve against the run and he could still stand to bulk up a bit, his frame has room to grow. He tends to over-anticipate at times but some/many like the