Feb 25, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; William

B.W. Webb, CB, William & Mary: 2013 NFL Draft Player Profile

Height: 5’10”

Weight: 184 pounds

Position Rank:

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40 Yard Dash: 4.51

Bench Press: 14

Vertical Jump: 40.5″

Broad Jump: 132″

Career Highlights (via William & Mary athletics site)

SENIOR YEAR (2012)
One of the nation’s top cornerbacks … Invited to play in the 2013 Senior Bowl … Buchanan Award Watch List selection … Selected as a first-team All-American by Phil Steele … Honored as a second-team All-American by the Associated Press and The Sports Network … ECAC First Team All-Star … Chosen as the CAA co-Special Teams Player of the Year … Garnered first-team all-league distinction as a cornerback for the third consecutive season … Earned second-team all-conference honors as a punt returner … Finished his career with nine postseason all-conference honors … Set a school record with 48 career starts … Selected as the Touchdown Club of Virginia Special Teams Player of the Year … Started all 11 games and totaled 46 tackles, two fumble recoveries, a forced fumble, eight PBUs and a TFL … Ranked third in the CAA with 123 punt return yards … Recorded a career-high nine tackles, all solo, with a forced fumble, fumble recovery and TFL at New Hampshire … Returned a punt 91 yards for a touchdown against Delaware … Totaled seven tackles and two PBUs in the win at Penn … Posted five stops and two PBUs against Richmond … Garnered preseason first-team All-America honors from Phil Steele and the College Sports Journal … Earned preseason second-team All-America accolades from The Sports Network and the College Sporting News … Preseason All-CAA selection … Chosen to the preseason CFPA Watch List …

JUNIOR YEAR (2011)
Earned first-team all-conference honors at cornerback for the second consecutive season … Finished the season with 40 tackles, 3.0 tackles for a loss and two interceptions … Recorded a career-high eight tackles with a TFL in the season opener at Virginia … Totaled six tackles, all solo, with an interception in the win against New Haven … Intercepted a pass and tallied a half TFL in the win at Villanova … The interception came on a fourth-and-2 situation deep in W&M territory during the fourth quarter to help the Tribe defeat VU … Registered five tackles, four solo, in the victory against sixth-ranked New Hampshire … Preseason second-team All-America selection by Phil Steele and the College Sporting News … Preseason All-CAA selection …

SOPHOMORE YEAR (2010)
Selected to the All-CAA First Team as a cornerback and garnered second-team honors as a punt returner … Finished the season with 42 tackles, 0.5 TFL, an interception and six PBUs … Ranked second in the conference with 9.8 yards per punt return … Recorded his interception at Old Dominion, halting the Monarchs’ final drive … Also equaled a career-high six tackles versus ODU …  Posted a six-tackle performance in the season opener at UMass … Registered five tackles and a PBU at North Carolina … Made four stops on a pair of occasions, coming against Delaware and James Madison … Honored as the CAA Special Teams Player of the Week after his impressive performance in the win against VMI … Returned two punts for 73 yards, which included a 64-yard touchdown return, versus the Keydets …

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN YEAR (2009)
Honored as the CAA Defensive Rookie of the Year and the ECAC Rookie of the Year … Selected to the All-CAA Second Team as a cornerback and to the all-league third team as a punt returner … Named an ECAC All-Star and earned first-team VaSID All-State honors … Ranked tied for second nationally with eight interceptions … The impressive total set a single-season freshman school record and ranked tied for third on W&M’s single-season list … Posted a pair of pick-sixes and totaled 160 interception return yards … Ranked second in the conference with 8.2 yards per punt return … Became the first FCS player honored as the FWAA Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week after intercepting three passes, one of which he returned 50 yards for a touchdown, in the win at Virginia  … Also added to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List and was selected as the Sports Network National Player of the Week, a College Sporting News National All-Star and the CAA Defensive Player of the Week following his performance at UVA … Chosen as the CAA Special Teams Player of the Week the following week after returning three punts for 89 yards in the victory against Central Connecticut State … Also made five stops and a TFL against the Blue Devils … Intercepted two passes, one of which he returned 58 yard for a score, and notched a TFL in the NCAA opening round victory against Weber State  … Also registered interceptions in wins versus Northeastern and New Hampshire, as well as the NCAA quarterfinal victory at top-ranked Southern Illinois … Tallied a TFL in the triumph against Delaware …

FRESHMAN YEAR (2008) 
Member of travel squad but did not see any game action …

Career Stats

PUNT RETURNS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g
2009 14 30 245 0 42 8.2 17.5
2010 12 19 187 1 64 9.8 15.6
2011 11 10 49 0 15 4.9 4.5
2012 11 11 123 1 91 11.2 11.2
TOTAL 48 70 604 2 91 8.6 12.6

 

KICK RETURNS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g
2009 14 2 26 0 26 13.0 1.9
2010 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2011 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2012 11 11 181 0 25 16.5 16.5
TOTAL 48 13 207 0 26 15.9 4.3

 

INTERCEPTIONS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g
2009 14 8 160 2 58 20.0 11.4
2010 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2011 11 2 11 0 11 5.5 1.0
2012 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL 48 11 171 2 58 15.5 3.6

 

ALL PURPOSE g rush rcv pr kr ir total avg/g
2009 14 0 0 245 26 160 431 30.8
2010 12 0 0 187 0 0 187 15.6
2011 11 0 0 49 0 11 60 5.5
2012 11 0 0 123 181 0 304 27.6
TOTAL 48 0 0 604 207 171 982 20.5

 

TACKLES g ua a total tfl pd ff fr blk
2009 14 16 7 23 3.0 11 0 0 0
2010 12 24 18 42 0.5 6 0 0 0
2011 11 24 16 40 3.0 5 0 0 0
2012 11 32 14 46 1.0 8 1 2 0
TOTAL 48 96 55 151 7.5 30 1 2 0

Scouting Report/Player Notes

One of the top small-school prospects available in the 2013 class of players. Decent straight line speed and outstanding overall athletic ability. Excellent return specialist, could be an instant contributor in that area when he gets to the NFL. Willing and aggressive tackler, but with his size might struggle with some of the bigger receivers in this league. Can go up and make plays on the ball. Been a steady performer his entire college career, and a guy who I think can make an impact in the NFL with the right coaching. I see no reason why he can’t be a starter eventually and make an impact in the return game as well.

Video Highlights (via YouTube)

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