Jarron Gilbert Scouting Report
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NFL Draft > 2009 Prospects > DE > Jarron Gilbert

Jarron Gilbert Scouting Report

Position: DE
Conference: MountainWest
School: San Jose State Spartans
Year/Status: Drafted
Jersey Number: #90
Height & Weight: 6'5 - 287 lbs.
Drafted 3.4 in 2009 by CHI

2009 NFL Combine Results
40-Yard Dash4.87
Bench press28
Vertical jump35.5
Broad jump9'11

2009 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:

Jarron Gilbert, DE, San Jose State

Gilbert gained fame when he made the now famous YouTube video in which he showed his athleticism by jumping out of the shallow section of a swimming pool in just one motion. He was very productive in college and was the Western Athletic Conference's co-defensive player of the year after registering 22 tackles for loss with 9.5 sacks. Gilbert was the most impressive player at the San Jose State Pro Day. He ran a 4.76 40, which was faster than the 5.00 scouts projected. He has a good size/weight ratio and is very athletic and always in motion. Quick in and out of his stand, Gilbert is very flexible (can play inside or outside). He has good range and moves well in the second level. However, Gilbert lacks mental toughness. He is still very raw and just needs more experience. He played most of his career as a defensive tackle, but has gotten by with pure athleticism against lesser opponents. His level of competition is a legitimate concern. Despite speed and agility, Gilbert moves awkward laterally. He also does not slide fluidly and tends to lose focus on inside plays. Gilbert is a physical phenomenon; Big, strong and now, fast. The Spartan senior put up a show at the 2009 East-West Shrine Game. He followed his impressive showing with an even better one at the NFL Combine. Gilbert is a good third round pick who could pan out in the long run.

Last Updated Mar-25-2009 by Raul Colon

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