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Dion Jordan - NFL Draft Profile

TeamMiami (OAK)
Round1
Selection3 (3 overall)
PositionDefensive End
SchoolOregon
YearSR
Born3/05/1990
Height6-6
Weight248
High SchoolChandler (Chandler, Arizona)
2012 and 2011 First-Team All-Pac-12 selection...Posted a career-high 44 tackles, with 10.5 tackles for loss and 5.0 sacks as a senior...Registered career-highs in TFLs (13.0) and sacks (7.5) in 2011...Started 24-of-26 games during junior and senior seasons...2013 NFL Combine participant...Tied for third among defensive linemen in 40-yard dash (4.60), fourth in broad jump (10-2) and fifth in 20-yard shuttle (4.35)...Converted from tight end to defensive end during sophomore campaign...Long athlete that can play both withhis hand in the dirt as a defensive end, or rushing the passer standing up as an outside linebacker...Large wingspan allows to rip off blockers and slow ball-carriers...Quick on the edge and closes in backfield...Needs work with upper-body strength...Doesn't defend well against cut blocks...Had off-season surgery to repair a torn labrum in shoulder...Is still regarded as perhaps the top defensive player entering the draft.


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