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National Football League Draft Profile - Jared Veldheer

TeamOakland
Round3
Selection5 (69 overall)
PositionOffensive Tackle
SchoolHillsdale
YearSR
Height6-8
Weight315
High SchoolForest Hills Northern (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Jared                          Veldheer
2009 All-American...Two-time First-Team All-GLIAC selection...Second-Team All-GLIAC selection in 2007...A four-year starter...Played at Hillsdale, so the major knock on Veldheer is a lack of competition to rate him against...At 6-8 and 312 pounds, he is an impressive physical specimen with tremendous upper body strength...Terrific footwork for a player of his size...Bench pressed 225 pounds 32 times and showed solid foot speed as well...Uses long arms well as a pass rusher and can dominate opponents in the run game...A smart player who works extremely hard.

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