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NFL Draft Report Super Sleeper: Ladler

Kenny Ladler (Michael Chang/USA TODAY)

Vanderbilt's Kenny Ladler can boast some of the best range, quickness and closing speed of any safety in the draft class. The hard-hitting Ladler, who had a hand in 10 turnovers as a senior, is dissected by NFL scout Dave-Te' Thomas in this extensive scouting report.

Vanderbilt's Kenny Ladler was the unquestioned leader of the Commodores' defensive unit since taking over those duties from Casey Hayward entering the 2012 campaign. Thrust into the starting lineup for nine games as a freshman, followed by six more appearances with the first unit as a sophomore, Ladler was the beacon for a young defense that came to rely upon his big play ability. With his quick...

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