// 2011 NFL Draft

Patriots 2011 Draft Report: Mike Pouncey, Florida

Mike Pouncey, C/OG, Florida Height: 6-5 Weight: 303 40: 5.12 2010 stats: N/A (offensive lineman stats not recorded) Overview: Mike Pouncey’s experience at center in 2010 was unique, to say the very least. The Florida coaching staff moved Pouncey to center to fill the void left by brother, Maurkice Pouncey. Unlike Maurkice, Mike struggled immensely. […]

Patriots 2011 Draft Report: Allen Bailey, Miami

Allen Bailey, DE/OLB, Miami Height: 6-3 Weight: 285 40: 4.77 2010 stats: 45 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 7.0 sacks Overview: Allen Bailey is perhaps the most physically imposing player in the entire 2011 draft. At 285 pounds, Bailey ran a 4.77 40-yard dash. Not bad for a defensive end, huh? It is Bailey’s blend […]

Patriots Fail to Receive Extra Compensation in 2011 Draft

The NFL distributed compensation draft picks to 23 teams Friday, and the Patriots were not one of them. Despite losing Benjamin Watson and Jarvis Green, the NFL did not peg them as big enough losses to warrant an extra draft pick in the 2011 NFL draft. Watson posted a career-high 68 receptions with 763 receiving […]

Patriots 2011 Draft Report: DeMarco Murray, Oklahoma

DeMarco Murray, RB, Oklahoma Height: 5-11 Weight: 213 40: 4.41 2010 stats: 1,214 yards, 4.3 yards-per-carry, 15 touchdowns | 71 receptions, 594 yards, 5 touchdowns Overview: If DeMarco Murray stayed healthy at Oklahoma he would be top 10 lock. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Murray missed a couple of games in 2009 with a […]

NFL Draft Boycott: If it Really Happened

Put yourself in the shoes of projected first-round picks Cam Newton, Nick Fairley and Da’Quan Bowers. Imagine the excitement. You’re going to be a first-round draft pick. You’re going to walk out of the dining hall and into a 40/40 club, from an on-campus house you previously rented to a penthouse you now own, from […]

Patriots 2011 Draft Report: Brooks Reed, Arizona

Brooks Reed, OLB, Arizona Height: 6-2 Weight: 263 40: 4.68 2010 stats: 47 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks Overview: Brooks Reed is the type of player that coaches love to coach. Reed embodies the “blue-collar” label, and it’s his work ethic and determination to succeed that makes Reed an intriguing prospect.

Patriots 2011 Draft Report: Julio Jones, Alabama

Julio Jones, WR, Alabama Height: 6-2 Weight: 220 40: 4.39 2010 stats: 78 receptions, 1,133 yards, 7 touchdowns Overview: Hype has surrounded Julio Jones since he was a freshman at Foley High School, in Foley, Ala. Following a junior and senior campaign that saw him haul in 143 passes and score 32 touchdown, Jones generated interest […]

Patriots 2011 Draft Report: Brandon Harris, Miami

Brandon Harris, CB, Miami Height: 5-9 Weight: 191 40: 4.45 2010 stats: 44 tackles, 10 pass deflects, 1 interception Overview: The junior from Miami decided to forego his senior season after an overall poor performance by the University of Miami squad. Brandon Harris, 20, was one of the lone brightspots to Miami’s 2010 season. Although […]

Patriots 2011 Draft Report: Mock Draft (March 8)

There isn’t a team that is in better position in terms of draft picks then the New England Patriots. The Patriots have nine total selections, including six out of the first 100. Although it’s likely that the Patriots will trade some of their picks, we’re going to take out the trade possibility in our mock […]

Patriots 2011 Draft Report: Draft Order Partially Determined

With the playoffs around the corner, the 2011 NFL Draft has been set for the teams not playing in the postseason. For the first time since 2008, and just for the third time under Coach Bill Belichick, the Patriots will hold a pick in the top 20. The Patriots have the rights to the Oakland […]