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Buccaneers among teams keeping eye on UK LB

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have to replace LB Derrick Brooks one day. Could his replacement be in the upcoming draft? The Bucs, along with most of the NFL, have met with a Kentucky linebacker who has enough talent to patrol the weak side. Learn more about this player in this exclusive interview with's Ed Thompson.

NFL teams have obviously taken notice that Kentucky outside linebacker Wesley Woodyard has a knack for putting ball-carriers on the ground. The 6-foot-1 tackling machine, who posted over 100 tackles in each of the last three seasons and led the SEC in 2007 with 139 tackles in 2007, played at roughly 217 pounds during his senior year, but added ten pounds to his frame in time for the NFL... Recommended Stories

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