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Olivier Vernon - NFL Draft Profile

TeamMiami
Round3
Selection9 (72 overall)
PositionDefensive End
SchoolMiami-Florida
YearJR
Born10/07/1990
Height6-2
Weight268
High SchoolAmerican (Miami, Florida)
Elected to forgo his final year of eligibility after playing in only six games in 2011 due to suspension, finishing with 18 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss...Recorded 6.0 sacks in 13 games as a sophomore in 2010...Undersized and has much more value as an outside linebacker in a 3-4 scheme...Has shown flashes of being a dominant pass-rusher, excelling on the edge...Good in run support as well...A gifted athlete who is really only limited by inexperience.


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