Versatile defensive end Jalen Jelks
The Oregon Ducks and the Philadelphia Eagles have some history. Mainly everyone’s
Strong career for the fighting ducks
The 6’6 versatile defensive end spent four years in Oregon and as a result, turned in a pretty impressive career.
Jelks would finish with 15 sacks, 29.5 tackles for loss and 156 tackles. At 6’6 245 the Arizona native has excellent size and length that NFL teams love in pass rushers. In addition, to the numbers, he would finish his senior season on the coaches PAC-12 All-Conference first-team and Phil Steele Pac-12 All-Conference first-team lists. Furthermore Jelks started all 12 games.
The Ducks utilized Jelks at both defensive
You can never have enough pass rushers
This draft is loaded with talent all along the defensive line. In previous years Oregon has produced talents such as Dion Jordan, Arik Armstead,
If the Eagles are to land Jelks he as a result, could spend more time at his natural defensive end position getting after the quarterback.
Underrated late round gem
Jelks was invited to the senior bowl and he certainly took advantage.
Keep your eyes on the Ducks defensive end at the NFL combine. A guy like Jelks can turn out to be an underrated gem for the Birds. With his size and length and ability to play at defensive end, he and Derek Barnett could, therefore, form a nice pass rushing duo for the future.