LaMarr Woodley, the Steelers' 2nd round draft choice out of Michigan, will be converted to OLB. Woodley was a defensive end at Michigan, but the Steelers obviously were intrigued by his potential to play as both a pass rusher and a linebacker.
Woodley is not concerned about the transition, citing some similarities between the Steelers 3-4 scheme and the one he played under at Michigan:
Woodley, who recorded an impressive 12 sacks during his senior campaign in Ann Arbor, has the right attitude to help this defense immediately. No pretense, no ego, just an aura of self-confidence that will hopefully keep the Steelers defense elite for years to come:
And finally, in case you were wondering if Woodley will be happy calling Pittsburgh home, he had this to say about his allegiances growing up:
Welcome to the family LaMarr, we're glad to have you. Now help us win a Super Bowl!