Jelani Jenkins Scouting Report

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Jelani Jenkins Scouting Report

Position: OLB
Conference: SEC
School: Florida Gators
Year/Status: Junior
Jersey Number: #3
Height & Weight: 6'0 - 243 lbs.
Draft Prediction: Fourth Round
Drafted 4.7 in 2013 by MIA

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Jelani Jenkins, OLB, Florida

Florida Gators outside linebacker Jelani Jenkins was a big-time high school recruit who opted to declare for the 2013 NFL Draft after his junior season.

Sophomore tape makes him look like a late-first round pick when in coverage, and seemed to take a step back in junior year. Excellent coverage skills. Great feet, sound technique, excellent burst. Injuries kept him out of a few games in his junior season. Ideal fit as a weakside linebacker. Undersized, but makes up for that lack of ideal height with a frame that could add more bulk while maintaining his solid athleticism. Plays tough as a tackler, but must learn to take on blocks better. Can be eaten up by blockers. Mind ties up feet too often, making him a step late. Great range against the run, but played better as a sophomore.

Last Updated Apr-30-2013 by Matt De Lima

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