2013 NFL Draft Player Prospect Profile: Kenny Vaccaro

Kenny Vaccaro has a lot to prove when it comes to making the transition to the NFL after Texas‘ defense struggled during the 2012 season, but there’s a reason why he’s being considered one of the top safeties in the 2013 NFL Draft. If there’s anything to take away from Vaccaro, it’s he’s not afraid to get physical against opponents and he has the perfect body for a safety at the NFL level.

Vaccaro has shown plenty of potential even before the 2012 season got underway and there’s no question he’ll have every opportunity in the world to earn playing time as a rookie if he can manage to stay healthy.

Of course, just like every other player in this year’s draft, Vaccaro has a few areas in need of improvement to give him the most success during his rookie season. Unfortunately for Vaccaro, tackling has always seemed to be an issue so as long as he can work on this–there’s no reason why Vaccaro shouldn’t be able to make an impact during his rookie season.

There are plenty of teams in need of help not just on defense, but the safety position in general as well. The NFL has seen some impressive safeties make the transition over the last coupole of years, but whether or not Vaccaro will be joining that list–only time will tell.

Either way, it’s safe to say Vaccaro is certainly worth the risk when it comes to the draft.

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