Eagles Select K’Von Wallace 127th Overall
After a very interesting day 2 of the NFL Draft for the Philadelphia Eagles, they seem to be off to a good start with day 3. With the 127th pick in the NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles select safety Eagles Select K’Von Wallace from Clemson. Fans will and already love this pick. Wallace can play multiple positions than just safety, which is what Eagles Defensive Coordinator Jim Schwartz is looking for. In his career at Clemson, Wallace has 156 total tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, and 5 interceptions. Howie Roseman is continuing to follow his plan of adding speed to the team as K’Von Wallace ran a 4.53 at the NFL Combine. Below you can see how athletic Wallace is, performing as one of the best safeties at the Combine.
RD 4 | PICK 127 – @Eagles: K’Von Wallace S, Clemson
His 96 athleticism score goes beyond the above-average 40 (4.53 at 206 lbs) — Wallace showed off explosive traits (11-1 BJ, 38″ VJ) and quickness (4.15 shuttle, 6.76 3-cone) in the most important drills for safeties.#NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/5WKVUsblGc
— Next Gen Stats (@NextGenStats) April 25, 2020
The Eagles continue to revamp their secondary and it will look very different for years to come. Their secondary struggles may be coming to an end. Wallace will have a good group to learn around. Here’s a look as of now what the secondary looks like heading into the pre-season.
- CB’s – Darius Slay CB/Avonte Maddox/Sidney Jones/Rasul Douglas
- Slot – Nickell Robey-Coleman
- Safeties – Rodney McLeod/Jalen Mills/Will Parks/K’Von Wallace/Cre’Von LeBlanc
K’Von Wallace played for one of the best football schools in the country and has played on the best of stages. This is something that is always a positive when transitioning to the NFL.
[…] age and injury history, the Eagles have to prepare for the future of that position. Even though they used a fourth-round pick on K’Von Wallace in 2020, the Clemson product has not developed as quickly as many hoped, including a certain Danish doctor […]