Kansas City Chiefs
Position
DE
 
Jersey
99
Name  Tyson Jackson
Born  6/6/1986
Height  6-4
Weight  296
College  LSU
 
Notes:
2009: Selected by Kansas City in 1st round (3rd overall) of the NFL Draft; signed 5-year, $57 million contract, August 7th...

DRAFT ANALYSIS - Played in 53 games at LSU from 2005-08 and made 40 straight starts to end his career...Earned Second-Team All-SEC honors in 2006 and 2008...Had 19.5 sacks and 31.5 TFLs at LSU...Size and bulk are outstanding...Has long arms and a big frame...A physical specimen...Possesses tremendous power and strength...Versatile...Can push his way into the backfield...Outstanding versus the run...Has big hands and uses them well to block passes and push linemen around...Durable and experienced...Not much of a pass rusher...Lacks a quick first step...Speed is average and motor is inconsistent.