Leon McFadden drafted by the Cleveland Browns

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Leon McFadden breaks up a pass in the 2012 season (Ernie Anderson/SDSU Media Relations)

Former San Diego State cornerback and ‘Aztec For Life’ Leon McFadden has just been drafted by the Cleveland Browns

The 5-foot-10, 190-pound cornerback was drafted with the fourth pick in the 3nd round of the 2013 NFL Draft.  He was the 68th overall pick in the draft.

Congratulations to Leon!

Current Aztecs in the NFL

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Leon McFadden: 2013 NFL Combine Recap
Leon McFadden: Aztec Stat of the Week – Pass Break-Ups


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Aztecs in the NFL

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Russell Allen – Linebacker, Jacksonville Jaguars

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Aaron Brewer – Long snapper, Denver Broncos

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Vincent Brown – Wide receiver, San Diego Chargers

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Miles Burris – Linebacker, Oakland Raiders

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Brice Butler  Wide receiver, Oakland Raiders

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Brandyn Dombrowski – Offensive line, San Diego Chargers

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Tommie Draheim – Offensive line, Kansas City Chiefs

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Nik Embernate – Offensive line, Pittsburgh Steelers

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Gavin Escobar  Tight end, Dallas Cowboys

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Heath Farwell – Linebacker, Seattle Seahawks

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Ronnie Hillman – Running back, Denver Broncos

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Ryan Katz – Quarterback, Denver Broncos

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Ryan Lindley – Quarterback, Arizona Cardinals

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Jerome Long  Defensive line, Dallas Cowboys

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Lance Louis – Offensive line, Miami Dolphins

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Leon McFadden – Cornerback, Cleveland Browns

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Kassim Osgood – Wide receiver, San Francisco 49ers

Kassim Osgood: Aztecs in the NFL


DeMarco Sampson – Wide receiver, Buffalo Bills

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Brian Stahovich – Punter, Buffalo Bills

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Brett Swain – Wide receiver, Seattle Seahawks

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Roberto Wallace – Wide receiver,  Tennessee Titans

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Antwan Applewhite – Linebacker/Defensive end

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Kirk Morrison – Linebacker

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Chaz Schilens – Wide receiver

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Aztecs in the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine: Leon McFadden

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Leon McFadden runs with the ball during a drill in the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine.

Height: 5’9 5/8″
Weight: 193 pounds
Arm length: 32 3/8″
Hand size: 9″

40-yard dash: 4.54 seconds, 23rd*
3-cone drill: 6.81 seconds, 7th*
20-yard shuttle: 4.27 seconds, 21st*
Vertical jump: 34.5 inches, 21st*
Broad jump: 119 inches, 21st*
Bench press: 10 reps, 24th*

*Rank amongst 30 cornerbacks at combine

Analysis
In last week’s preview, I said that if McFadden can beat the average 40-yard dash time of cornerbacks in the combine over the last five years, he will put himself in position to be drafted in the third or fourth round.

McFadden did just that on Tuesday, although he was a bit closer than he would have liked. McFadden recorded a time of 4.54, just one-hundredth of a second below the 5-year average of 4.55.

McFadden’s 40-time, along with an impressive performance in the defensive back drills, gave scouts closure on his skill-set. They know he can play – countless amounts of game film and a strong week of practice at the Senior Bowl supports that, they just wanted to make sure he would run an above-average time at the combine.

With his performance at the combine, McFadden has likely maintained his mid-round projection. If he can run a sub-4.5 40-yard dash at his pro day on March 19, however, don’t be surprised if some teams consider taking him earlier.

Projection
3rd round


Leon McFadden 2013 NFL Combine Highlights


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