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Jabaal Sheard

Jabaal Sheard
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Defensive End


College Position: Defensive End
School: Pittsburgh
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-4
Weight: 260
Birthdate: 05-10-1989
Draft Projection: Second
Overall Rank: 48
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Defensive End (10)
3-4 Linebacker (7)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the Cleveland Browns in Round 2 with the #5 pick.

Combine Results




  • Natural corner turner, rounds off the tackle at great angles.
  • Solid body control, doesn't lose himself athletically.
  • Shows consistent success when bull rushing, still looks like he could add some lower power.
  • Shined when star DE Greg Romeus went down, earning the Big East DPOY award
  • Really exploits bad footwork with the classic outside swim
  • Efficient first step thats going to help him contribute day one
  • Showed dramatic improvement fron 2009 to 2010, great sign


  • One trick pony at times, tends to rely on the outside swim/step move
  • Inconsistent motor, seems to give up when he loses sight of the ball
  • Character concerns, saw reports of him being arrested for a brawl on campus
  • Three point stance seems to be poor, weight looks to be alittle to far back
  • Struggled with the long arms of Orlando Franklin (OT, Miami)
  • Needs to focus on winning that hand battle
  • A little undersized to play in 4-3, not athletic enough to play rush linebacker


2011 NFL Draft Recap: AFC North Grades - May 12 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft: Jared Counterman's Winners and Losers - May 3 (Jared Counterman)
2011 NFL Draft: The Ten Biggest Headscratchers of Days One and Two - Apr 30 (Jared Counterman)
2011 NFL Draft: Doug Lancy's 2nd Round Mock Draft - Apr 29 (Doug Lancy)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: Defensive End - Apr 22 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Scouting Combine: Who and What To Watch - Feb 22 (Chris Maier)
A Draftniks Guide to the Bowl Games: Week 3 (Jan 1 - 9) - Dec 31 (Doug Lancy)
Feeling a Draft: The Year of the Quarterback? - Nov 18 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results

Live Interactive Draft Coverage Pick Analysis

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