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Jaiquawn Jarrett
Round 2, Pick 54
Position: S
Class:  4Sr
School: Temple
Conference: Mid-American
HT: 6-0
WT: 198
40 Time: 4.62
Biography: Full-time starter the past three seasons while also seeing extensive time with the first team as a true freshman. All-Conference selection as a senior after posting 74/2/2. Junior totals included 76/3/7 after he had a team leading and career-best 80 tackles as a sophomore.

Positives: "Fierce, aggressive safety with a solid game. Physical against the run, very quick up the field, and willingly throws his pads into ball carriers. Forceful hitter yet remains disciplined throughout the action. Diagnoses plays, shows range outside the numbers, and quickly gets to the flanks helping cornerbacks. Takes terrific angles to the action, plays with explosiveness and suddenness. Has good hands."

Negatives: Lacks classic safety size. Struggles in man coverage situations. Does not possess elite defensive back speed.

Analysis: Jarrett was immediately productive as a freshman at Temple and has improved his game ever since. He possesses the physical abilities and ball skills to be used as a true centerfielder who can roam sideline to sideline at free safety. He comes with a nice upside and grades as a potential starter at the next level.

Projection: 5th
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