National Football League
PRESEASON
12345
REGULAR SEASON
12345
678910
1112131415
1617   
PLAYOFFS
123PBSB
  HomeProfilesEarly EntriesMock DraftNews  Rounds: 1234567
National Football League Draft Profile
Ryan Kerrigan

TeamWashington (JAC)
Round1
Selection16 (16 overall)
PositionLinebacker
SchoolPurdue
YearSR
Born8/16/1988
Height6-4
Weight263
High SchoolMuncie Central (Muncie, Indiana)
2010 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year...2010 Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year...2010 First team All-Big Ten...First unanimous All-American selection at Purdue since 1980...2010 Academic All-Big Ten...Runner-up for 2010 Ted Hendricks Award...Semifinalist for 2010 Chuck Bednarik Award, Rotary Lombardi Award and Ronnie Lott IMPACT Trophy...Led Football Bowl Subdivision with 26 TFL in regular season...Finished regular season tied for second in forced fumbles with five and third in the FBS in sacks with 12.5...Finished career tied for the all-time FBS record with 14 forced fumbles, which marks a Big Ten record...Tied for second all-time at Purdue with 33.5 sacks...Hustle pass rusher who utilizes versatility, size and superior hands to defeatopposing blockers...Not flexible enough to consistently rush from the edge...Reads snap well...Maintains pursuit and provides consistent secondary rush...Lacks agility in space...High football IQ...Solid and assignment-sure against the run...Gets down the line and is able to shed cut blocks, but lacks quickness to contain speedy backs on the edge...Plays with good leverage and establishes solid position despite being a taller lineman...Sound, drag-down tackler...Highly lauded leadership skills...Likely three-down defensive end at the next level.


Use of the photos contained herein for graphic accompaniment relative to the NFL Draft commentary and biographies of players is accomplished through the courtesy of Getty Images, are for editorial use only and no model, property or other releases are granted with these images. Any reproduction, copying, retransmission, redistribution, branding (other than as initiated and implemented by sportsnetwork.com) or other use is strictly forbidden without the express written permission of Getty Images and/or The Sports Network.