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Jason Jimenez

OT | (6-6, 311, 5.25) | Southern Miss
By Pro Football Weekly

Notes: Both his parents are from South America, and Jimenez's big sport while growing up was lacrosse. Played just one year of organized football, his senior year in high school, before coming to Southern Mississippi. Redshirted in 1998 and did not see any game action in '99. Started the last six games in 2000 and every game in '01. Started all 13 games played last year, allowing only two sacks in 336 passing plays. All-Conference USA second-teamer. Three-year starter at right tackle.

Positives: Tall with long 34-inch arms and above-average mobility. Good GPA. Ambidextrous. Moves well in space. Pulls and traps. OK sliding and redirecting. Gives good effort and competes. Good athletic ability and quick to the second level. Developing player who can get a lot bigger and better.

Negatives: Played just one year of football in high school and was mostly a lacrosse player. Needs to sustain anchor vs. the bull rush. Sensitive and lacks thick skin. Tends to play high and too soft. Loses feet and balance on running plays. Poor base blocker who can be bull-rushed. Wall-off, position blocker who plays without power. Needs to play with better knee-bend.

Summary: Developmental project who was the third best OL prospect on his college line. Worth a camp invitation.

* Player biographies are provided by Pro Football Weekly.