Quinton Coples - NFL Draft Profile

TeamNY Jets
Selection16 (16 overall)
PositionDefensive End
SchoolNorth Carolina
High SchoolKinston (Kinston, North Carolina)
First Team All-ACC selection in both 2010 and 2011...Notched 17.5 sacks during junior and senior seasons at North Carolina...Tallied 55 tackles, 15 tackles for a loss, and three forced fumbles in 2011...Standout at the Senior Bowl...Earned one of the highest grades for a defensive end at the NFL Combine after running a 4.78 40-yard dash, logging 25 bench press reps and a 31.5 inch vertical leap...Possesses rare combination of size, speed, athleticism and versatility to play along the defensive line...Plays the run as well as he doesthe pass...While results on the field have been undeniable, some have questioned his drive and effort on occasion, claiming he is apt to take plays off...Projects as an every-down DE regardless of the scheme...Likely to be taken in the early part of the first round.

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