Drafted: 6th round (203rd overall)
Size: 6-foot-1, 230 pounds
Statistics: Averaged 41.3 yards as a junior.
Honors: Received a scholarship after walking on.
Strengths: Versatile, places punts well inside the 20-yard line and can handle
Weaknesses: Lacks experience and outstanding leg strength.
Quotable: “He’ll compete with Leo Araguz for the punter position and also
compete with Aaron Elling to be the kickoff guy,” Ravens director of college
scouting Eric DeCosta said. “We feel really good about him.”
Drafted: 6th round (208th overall)
Size: 5-foot-10, 202 pounds
Speed: 4.34 seconds
Statistics: 134 career tackles, six interceptions, two sacks and three fumble
Honors: Honorable mention All-Mountain West selection.
Strengths: Converted receiver has great speed and is strong enough to jam
receivers. Can turn and run with receivers and shows the acceleration to recover
Weaknesses: Must improve tackling skills. Doesn’t always find the football well
or hustle in pursuit.
Quotable: “You’ll be hard-pressed to find a corner that tested better in Indy,”
director of college scouting Eric DeCosta said. “He’s got unbelievable feet and
is very fast. He can jump out of the building.”
Drafted: 7th round (219th overall)
Position: Outside linebacker
Size: 6-foot-2, 257 pounds
Speed: 4.63 seconds.
Statistics: Recorded 118 career tackles, 23 ½ tackles for losses and 16 ½ sacks.
Strengths: Good upfield speed to press the edge and shoot gaps for stunts.
Intense with a high football IQ. Special-teams candidate with an excellent work
Weaknesses: Lacks the size to stuff inside runs and perhaps the athleticism to
shift to linebacker.
Quotable: “He’ll be a great special-teams guy,” director of college scouting
Eric DeCosta said. “He’s very smart, very tough and very motivated to play in
Aaron Wilson writes Ravens Insider and the Carroll County Times in Westminster Maryland.
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