The NFL Draft starts April 25.
ODUSports.com takes a look at the ODU defense this spring.
Eight former Monarchs will participate in front of NFL scouts.
ODU hosts Coastal Carolina at 2 p.m. on Saturday
GAME 11: No. 4/4 Old Dominion at No. 13/14 James Madison
Appeared in all 13 games with nine starts ... Had 49 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, three pass breakups and an interception ... Had five stops in both the New Hampshire and Richmond games, recording an interception against Richmond ... Tied career-high with seven tackles against Villanova ... Recorded six tackles in the playoff with against Coastal Carolina.
Started all 13 games at free safety and was among the Monarchs' top defenders...Captured 57 tackles (44 solo, 13 assisted)...Had a career-high eight tackles in games with #6/7 Delaware in week four and at Rhode Island in week six...Also made seven stops in week seven against CAA Champion #17/23 Towson and at Georgia Southern in the second round of the FCS playoffs...Was second on the team in interceptions with three...Had a 14-yard interception return at Georgia State in week three as well returns against CAA Champion #17/23 Towson in week seven and versus Norfolk State in the first round of the FCS playoffs...Also had a fumble recovery in the inaugural CAA contest at #6/7 Delaware in week four and a forced fumble in week five against #20 UMass in ODU's first ever CAA win and top-25 victory...
Appeared in all 11 games at free safety...Made 45 tackles (23 solo, 22 assisted)...Season-high seven stops against #14/16 Cal Poly...Had an 18-yard interception against VMI...Recovered fumbles in games with #14/15 William & Mary and N.C. Central...Had three pass break-ups...
Appeared in 11 games...Totaled eight tackles (5 solo, 3 assisted)...Captured a season-high four stops at Savannah State...Had a pair of fumble recoveries coming against Campbell in the inaugural opener and against Monmouth...Also captured a pass break-up...
Rated as a 2-star athlete by Rivals.com... First Team All-District and Second Team All-Tidewater as a senior defensive back...On offense caught 52 passes for 625 yards and seven touchdowns...Second Team All-District as a junior....Coached by Peter Gill.
Born November 16, 1990...Son of Carlton and Jay Powell...Majoring in sports management.