|@ Georgetown||1-9||9 PM||ESPN U|
|@ UConn||1-18||7 PM||ESPN 2|
|@ West Virginia||1-21||3 PM||ESPN U|
|@ St. John's||2-8||7 PM||ESPN U|
|@ Marquette||2-11||3 PM||ESPN U|
|Providence||2-15||9 PM||ESPN U|
|Louisville||2-23||9 PM||ESPN/ESPN 2|
|@ South Florida||2-26||-||-|
|Marquette||2-29||7 PM||ESPN/ESPN 2|
|@ Villanova||3-3||2 PM||ESPN/ESPN 2|
For only a high school kid, Bynum has a college-ready body at 6’1″ and already 210+ lbs. He’s not particularly a hammer of a run stopper but does use his body well to make the play. In other words, he’s a ‘sticky’ tackler in that when he gets his hands on the ball carrier, he won’t let go even if he doesn’t go down immediately. That tells me that Bynum has good technique against the run which should transfer over well in college. He also has solid speed be it crashing the offensive line or covering a receiver. Overall a very well-rounded outside linebacker.
Coach Jones is going to have to burn Bynum’s redshirt his freshman year as I think he will command playing time at least on special teams. He has a lot of things going for him (size, speed, smarts) and could even breach the two-deep as the Bearcats will be very young at this position in 2012, hence the signing of a bunch of linebackers for this class. I think in all likelihood Bynum will see the field on special teams and compete for a backup outside linebacker spot but might not see much playing time with the regular defense. Regardless of how his freshman year plays out (aside from injury), Bynum’s outlook as a Bearcat is bright.