Data Scout Notes: 2012: 2ndC/HMM..2011: HMC/HMM...2010: NA/#12ILB
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Draft Scout Will Compton News
09/01/13 - LB Will Compton was waived by the Redskins Saturday.
03/08/13 - 2013 Nebraska Pro Day: Former Nebraska linebacker Will Compton wore the biggest smile of all the Huskers working out at Thursday's Pro Day. He ran a 4.54 40-yard dash, jumped 32 inches in the vertical, more than nine feet in the broad jump, and finished with 24 repetitions in the 225-pound bench press. Of the 15 scouts on hand, Compton said, several had strong feedback. “I helped myself out a lot,” Compton said. “I got a bunch of great feedback. I'm humbled and flattered. I can't wait to go call my parents.”
After the workout, a Cincinnati Bengals scout took Compton upstairs in the Hawks Championship facility and had him design and break down defenses. Compton said he'd already received feedback from NFL linebacker Lavonte David that Nebraska's defenders were ahead of the game in understanding pro schemes. “The way Bo (Pelini) does things here, you're just so set up to succeed in the NFL,” Compton said. “Lavonte said he was teaching guys right when he walked in (to the NFL).” Compton said he's heard he's likely a late-rounder or a preferred free agent target. - Sam McKewon and Rich Kaipust, World-Herald News
12/04/12 - 2012 ALL-BIG TEN SECOND TEAM (COACHES): LB Will Compton, Nebraska, has been selected Second Team All-Big Ten (Coaches selection) for the 2012 college football season. Compton leads Nebraska with 98 tackles, including six tackles for loss and three sacks. He also has a team-high three fumble recoveries. - Nebraska football
12/04/12 - 2012 ALL-BIG TEN HONORABLE MENTION (MEDIA): Will Compton, Nebraska, has been selected Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (Media selection) for the 2012 college football season. Compton leads Nebraska with 98 tackles, including six tackles for loss and three sacks. He also has a team-high three fumble recoveries. - Nebraska football
08/23/12 - Linebacker Will Compton began emerging late last season, and enters his senior season determined to carry over that momentum. "It wasn't like I was deciding I had to play better," said Compton, who had 82 tackles last season. "It was more I had to find the root of what was keeping me from being what I could be. And I can still be better." Bo Pelini said Compton is the team's "undisputed leader" on defense. "He's a guy that really, I thought, last year started taking his game to another level," Pelini said. - The Sports Xchange