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Jarrod Penright

OLB | (6-1, 235, 4.75) | Texas A&M
By Pro Football Weekly

Notes: Lettered in 1999, got his first start in 2000 and started every game in '01, when he led the team in sacks and tackles for loss to win All-Big 12 honors. Had 13 stops, one tackle for loss, one sack and two passes broken up in '99; 17-2-0-1-0 in 2000; and 66-19-10½-0-0 in '01. Was involved in a car accident over the summer of '02 and missed some practice time with headaches. Has suffered recurring problems with a sports hernia. Played in 12 games in '02 and had 50-141-91-5-0.

Positives: Good athlete who can play with leverage, rush off the edge and has a good forearm-club move when rushing. Keys and diagnoses. Strength is playing over tight end. Has good lateral movement, athletic ability and leverage. Tough, smart and strong. Locks out and gets separation. Has good change of direction and tackling ability.

Negatives: Lacks pass-rush moves and struggles to catch with his hands. Stiff in drops. Tight to turn and redirect. Lacks an inside counter move and needs to expand his repertoire of moves. Size and consistency making plays are concerns. Plays much better going forward in coverage. Lacks quick change of direction.

Summary: Has only an outside chance because inconsistency and health have held him back.

* Player biographies are provided by Pro Football Weekly.