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2016 NFL Draft results: Ravens pick DL Matt Judon in round five

The Ravens go back to the basics and take yet another rusher.

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Baltimore is just absolutely cashing in on the well of defensive prospects that this draft brought to the table. At 146th overall, the Ravens selected yet another impressive pass rusher. Grand Valley State's Matt Judon is a small school player with big numbers. Judon led all of college football with 20 sacks among his 23.5 tackles for loss, and made 81 total tackles and forced three fumbles. The Ravens are certainly hoping that these numbers translate to the pros, and that the team strikes it big with yet another small school prospect.

Collegiate Stats

Solo tackles 37 38th 19 104th
Assists 44 19th 24 56th
Tackles 81 24th 43 83rd
Tackles per game 5.4 61st 4.3 96th
Sacks 20 1st 13.5 1st
Sack yards 127 1st 97 1st
Interceptions - - - -
Returned for touchdown - - - -
Fumble recoveries 2 2nd 2 2nd

Scouting Report:



Massive production after pulverizing his competition this year. Finished with 20 sacks, 23.5 tackles for loss, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. Chiseled body with natural power baked into his compact frame and exceptionally long arms. Was too powerful for many of the tackles he faced. Rushes passer with a plan. Uses rip moves around the edge and ties an inside counter with it. Keeps track to the quarterback tight along the arc. Has inside club move to clear up space.


Square shouldered rusher who can be run up and around the quarterback by tackles with decent feet and strength. Will miss out on some finishes due to some lower body stiffness. Cruises along without making proper use of hands. Level of competition along offensive line is substantially lower than what he will see in pros. Tore an ACL two years ago and missed East-West Shrine Game invitation due to "tweaked meniscus."

Stay tuned as the Ravens are just getting started!

The Ravens have the following selections in day three:

RD 4 (104th overall) - Tavon Young, CB, Temple

RD 4 (107th overall) - Chris Moore, WR, Cincinnati

RD 4 (130th overall) - Alex Lewis, OT, Nebraska

RD 4 (132nd overall) - Willie Henry, DT, Michigan

RD 4 (134th overall) - Kenneth Dixon, RB, Louisiana Tech

RD 5 (146th overall) - Matt Judon, DL, Grand Valley State

RD 6 (182nd overall)

RD 6 (209th overall)