Rolando McClain: NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year

Rolando McClain, if you don't know his name, you will soon know his game. McClain will ignite his NFL career as the starting middle linebacker for the Oakland Raiders taking over for the departed Kirk Morrison.

At every level, the 6-foot-3, 255-pound linebacker, has been the best at his position. A Parade All-American in high school, McClain stepped in as a freshman at Alabama and by the end of his junior year, he had won the Butkus Award for the Nation's best linebacker, had brought the Crimson Tide a National Championship, and was on his way to the next level. 

Behind a revamped Raiders defensive-line led by Richard Seymour, expect McClain to be the ball-hog that he has been throughout his career. 

Projected stats: 115 Tackles, 7 Sacks, 3 Interceptions

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