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2016 NFL Draft: Utah State's Nick Vigil drafted by Cincinnati Bengals

Nick Vigil is the first Utah State player drafted and is heading to the Bengals.

With the 87th pick in the 2016 NFL draft, the Cincinnati  Bengals selected Utah State linebacker Nick Vigil. Vigil was rated as the 104th  best player overall and the fourth best linebacker per Mocking The Draft rankings.

Strengths: Vigil has great athleticism and a feel for the game, especially against the run. His athleticism goes along with him playing running back in high school. He recorded 30 tackles for loss and 267 tackles over the last two seasons for the Aggies. He also has great toughness that allows him to be disciplined.

Weaknesses -€” With a slender frame, Vigil doesn't fit the stereotypical inside linebacker physique. When he is caught up in traffic, his size could become a problem. His great instincts might hide the fact that he isn't as athletic as he may seem. He struggles with quick twitch and change of direction ability and has lost a couple of races to the perimeter where he had an angle.

He joins a Bengals team that was second in total defense last year and 10th sacks, so this pick looks to be one where Cincinnati wants to add depth to their defensive front seven for the upcoming years.