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Jerome Long

Jerome Long - #94 - DE-DT

Height: 6-4 1/8
Weight: 290
Speed: 5.10e
Arm: 32 5/8
Hand: 10
Wingspan: 78 3/8
Birthdate: 04/09/1990
Hometown: Los Osos, CA
Grade: 4.80

 

Notes:

Engaged. Earned all-league honors as a lineman and tight end during his California prep days and also participated in wrestling and track and field. Saw action in 11 games as a true freshman in 2008, making seven starts at defensive tackle and recording 37 tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack. Was limited against Notre Dame and did not play against San Jose State due to a sprained right ankle. Posted 23-1 1/2-1 1/2 in 12 contests as a reserve in ’09. Appeared in all 13 games in ’10 — starting the first three and last seven contests at DT — and registered 29-6-1 1/2 with a blocked field goal against Colorado State and recovered a fumble in the end zone against TCU. Started all 13 games at DT in ’11 and tallied 73-8-5 with a forced fumble.

Summary:

Big lineman who played tackle in a 3-3-5 scheme in college, but offers versatility to play inside a 4-3 or be tried as a 3-4 five-technique given his ability to stack the run. Is not an explosive athlete and needs to get stronger, but could fend for a roster spot.


Jerome Long's Draft Stock

PFW Grade Scale
GradeRound
7.01-9.00Top 10
6.01-7.001
6.001-2
5.61-5.992
5.602-3
5.41-5.593
5.403-4
5.31-5.394
5.304-5
5.21-5.295
5.205-6
5.16-5.196
5.156-7
5.11-5.147
5.107-PFA
4.75-5.09PFA
4.00-4.74FA

*PFW Grade indicates the value PFW assigned to prospects.

*Draft Projection indicates where players are more likely to be drafted and reflects the consensus opinion from the NFL scouting community.


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