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Sheldon Richardson - NFL Draft Profile

TeamNY Jets (TAM)
Round1
Selection13 (13 overall)
PositionDL
SchoolMissouri
YearJR
Born1/01/1989
Height6-3
Weight294
High SchoolGateway Tech (St. Louis, Missouri)
2012 All-SEC Second-Team selection...2011 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention...Ranked in the top 25 in the SEC in both tackles for loss (10.5) and sacks (4.0) during 2012 campaign, both career-highs...Second on Tigers in total tackles with 75, also a career-high...In two seasons with the Tigers recorded 112 total tackles, six sacks and 18.5 TFL...Heavily recruited junior college prospect out of College of the Sequoias in 2010...2013 NFL Combine participant...Recorded 30 reps in bench press and posted a 40-yard dash timeof 5.02...Has quick feet and great agility...Gets into the backfield well with a good read on the ball...Can drop into short coverage against the pass...Still needs to bulk up and improve strength...Plays with too high a pad level at times...Had offseason surgery on shoulder...Still regarded as one of the top tackle prospects in the draft with a huge ceiling.


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