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National Football League Draft Profile - Devin McCourty

TeamNew England (DAL)
Round1
Selection27 (27 overall)
PositionDB
SchoolRutgers
YearSR
Height5-10
Weight195
High SchoolSt Josephs Regional (Montvale, New Jersey)
Devin                          McCourty
First-Team All-Big East selection in 2009...Ranked second on the team with 80 tackles, to go along with 10 pass breakups and an interception as a senior...For his career, McCourty accumulated 261 tackles, six interceptions and two touchdowns...Could contribute on special teams, as he had a 98-yard kick return for a touchdown during his senior season and also blocked seven kicks throughout his career...Ran a 4.4 40 at the NFL Combine though he doesn't appear as quick in and out of breaks at game speed...Also flashedsolid ball skills during his workout...Good read and reaction skills on plays in front of him make him an ideal fit for a zone scheme...Standout in the classroom and excellent work ethic...Steered clear of injuries, making 39 consecutive starts over the last three years...Patriots go after value with the selection of the talented McCourty.

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