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Jordan Black

SELECTED BY BALTIMORE , ROUND 5, PICK 21, OVERALL PICK 153
OT | (6-5, 314, 5.2) | Notre Dame
By Pro Football Weekly

Notes: Redshirted in 1998. Started the first nine games at left offensive tackle in '99 before suffering a torn medial collateral ligament vs. Tennessee. Came back to start every game at left tackle in 2000 and the first seven games of '01. Switched to right offensive guard after Game Seven in '01 and started the rest of the year. Played in and started 11-of-12 games at left tackle in '02 but was suspended the final game of the season for breaking an unspecified team rule.

Positives: Has good but not great size. Has long arms to redirect in the passing game. Decent speed, athletic ability and quickness. Also has initial quickness to get off the ball and into position. Plays low and gets good leverage consistently, will adjust on the move, set his feet and slide. Sinks his hips to anchor and shows good technique. Is smart and aware. Can play guard or tackle. Has good strength and bulk and excels in the running game.

Negatives: Isn't a power blocker and lacks upper-body strength. Will look clumsy at times. Is simply an average worker with questionable character. Not an NFL-caliber left tackle.

Summary: A right tackle or guard prospect who is not a great athlete and struggles some athletically in pass protection but could go early on the second day.

* Player biographies are provided by Pro Football Weekly.