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2019 NFL Draft

Jalen Jelks

EDGE/Oregon

  • C
    6.30
    Projection
    Round 7-UFA
  • YearRS Senior
  • Height6-5
  • Weight256
  • Hand9 ⅝
  • Arm34 ⅝
  • 40-yard4.92
  • Bench19
  • Vertical32.5
  • Broad113.0
  • 3-cone7.22
  • 20-yard4.59
  • 60-yardN/A
    YearGPCOMPATTPCTYDSYPATDSINTATTYDSYPCTDSRECYDSYPCTDSTKLTFLSACKPDFFFRPBUINTYDSPUNTSYDSAVGLNGFGMFGAPCTLNGXPMXPAPCT
    2015 11 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 3.0 3.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0%
    2016 8 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 4.0 2.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0%
    2017 13 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 59 15.0 6.5 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0%
    2018 12 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 57 7.5 3.5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0%
    TOTALS44000%00000000000015629.515.012210000000000%0000%

    Strong Points: Speed and athleticism -- very quick off the ball. Good pursuit player.

    Weak Points: Narrow frame. No strength. Block magnet. Production seems inflated. Ineffective hand use.

    The Way We See It: Jelks is an exceptional athlete with a lot of speed, but he doesn't make any plays. He gets off the ball very quickly and, if unblocked, he can make a play. He struggles to shed and lacks strength and power. No matter who is doing the blocking -- tight ends, backs, linemen -- once they get their hands on Jelks, he stays blocked. He plays hard and flashes instincts, just no strength. He will need a year on the practice squad to get bigger and stronger, but he doesn't currently project to a 53-man roster. He'll get drafted because of his speed, quickness and what he can be if he gets stronger.

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