J.J. Denman NFL Draft

School:  Rutgers
College Experience: Senior
Height/Weight: 6’5″ / 315
All-Star Invite: N/A
Twitter: N/A

40 YARD DASH TIME :: 5.67
225 BENCH REPS :: 21

BROAD JUMP :: 7’05”
3-CONE :: 8.36

2016 (Redshirt Senior): Played in 10 games with seven starts at right tackle … saw action in final collegiate game at Maryland (11/26) … honored on Senior Night prior to game versus No. 9 Penn State (11/19) … part of the line that allowed no sacks and sprung an 80-yard rushing touchdown versus New Mexico (9/17) … helped offense rush for 375 yards in win over Howard (9/10) … started the season opener at right tackle at No. 14 Washington (9/3).

2015 (Redshirt Junior): Started all 12 games at right tackle … part of offensive line that helped offense run for 254 yards and allowed no sacks in win at Army (11/21) … part of unit that averaged 5.2 yards per carry and permitted only one sack in comeback win at Indiana (10/17) … offense rushed for 312 yards and did not allow a sack in win over Kansas (9/26) … earned first career start at right tackle in the opening win over Norfolk State (9/5), as the offense rushed for 291 yards and allowed no sacks … recipient of the Mark Mills Second Effort Award, which is bestowed upon the most improved offensive player during spring practice.

2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Rotated in at right tackle in eight games during the season … missed final four games of season due to injury … part of line that helped offense run for 284 yards on 56 carries in win at Navy (9/20) … saw action in home opener against Howard (9/6) … played at right tackle off the bench in parts of first half at Washington State (8/28).

2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw game action against Norfolk State (9/7) on the offensive line in collegiate debut.

2012 (Freshman): Did not see game action … redshirted.

Prior to Rutgers: Three-year letterwinner for head coach Galen Snyder at Pennsbury … USA Today All-America First Team selection on offense … SuperPrep All-American … listed as the No. 39 offensive line prospect in the nation by SuperPrep … rated as the No. 38 player in the nation according to recruiting analyst Tom Lemming … selected to play for Pennsylvania in the prestigious Big 33 game vs. Ohio … played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Phoenix, Ariz. … four-star recruit according to Scout, ESPN.com and Rivals … tabbed the No. 4 player in Pennsylvania and the No. 18 offensive tackle nationally by ESPN.com … rated the No. 8 player in the Keystone State and the 27th-best offensive tackle in the nation by Rivals … listed as the No. 17 offensive tackle prospect and the ninth-best player in Pennsylvania by Scout … rated by Scout as the No. 1 offensive tackle prospect in the state of Pennsylvania … Philadelphia Inquirer All-Southeastern Pennsylvania selection … helped guide the Falcons to a 9-4 record and a spot in the PIAA state playoffs as a senior … Pennsylvania Football News Class AAAA All-State First Team selection.

Personal: A criminal justice major.

Terrific size for the position (6-foot-5 and 315 pounds), Denman meets the NFL standard to garner attention around draft time. He has been a fixture at right tackle for Rutgers during his collegiate career. Denman shows enough short-area quickness to mirror in pass protection.

He has the frame to add weight and can anchor. Flashes power in the run game showing ability to create a surge. Great footwork and technique in his punch. He does tend to rise straight more than he should but that can be coached.

Overall Denman has the tools to be a late draftable prospect or priority free agent after the NFL Draft concludes. His size and technique are the calling cards coaching staffs will like the most.

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