New England Patriots 2011 NFL Draft Prospect: Cal DE Cameron Jordan

February 11, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New England Patriots have the 17th overall pick in this year's draft, and according to multiple mock drafts, along with my own, the Patriots are likely to select California defensive end Cameron Jordan.
Scouting Profile
Position: Defensive End/Defensive Tackle 
Team: California
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 287
Project Round: First
NFL scouts have Jordan so highly rated because he has played in the 3-4 defense, when only a small amount of schools run that defense. 
In 2010 for Cal, Jordan played his best season recording 62 tackles, 12.5 of them for a loss, and 5.5 sacks while being named first-team All-Pac-10. 
Jordan would be a nice fit in New England's defense because of his pass-rush abilities and his versatility on the defensive line.
With all of his positive attributes, he does have some areas of improvement. Even though Jordan is extremely explosive off of the ball and attacks with violence, his sp...

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