Florida State's Lawrence Timmons had a good command of the situation he was
facing when he decided to make the early leap to the NFL after his junior year. Even back in February when he met with the media at the NFL Scouting Combine, he acknowledged that making the transition to the pro level wasn't going to be easy for him--or for any college player.
"The game is so much faster, and everyone's so much bigger," he
said. "So I'm just going to have to work on everything."
The 6-foot-1, 234-pound linebacker knew that some NFL coaches or scouts might
question his maturity and ability to adjust to the pro game because of being
younger than most of the 2007 draft class, but he was prepared to tackle any
"I just want them to know that I'm a professional, and I can do anything
and everything you want me to," he said.
Scout.com subscribers can listen in as Lawrence Timmons talks about the unusual work
he did on special teams as a linebacker, how working with players
like Buster Davis and Ernie Simms benefited his growth as a football player, his
experience level in the 3-4 scheme and much more in this 3 1/2-minute audio clip from
our Scout.com team that was on site at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
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