Wisconsin safety Natrell Jamerson headed into the 2018 NFL Combine projected as a 6th-7th round draft pick, the No. 8 free safety according to NFL Draft Scout. After his showing at the combine, he should see his stock on the rise.
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Jamerson measured in at 5-foot 10 5/8 and 201 pounds, with 9 3/4 inch hands, 32 5/8 inch arms and a 77 1/4 inch wingspan. He then proceeded to out-lift and out-run just about everyone at his position.
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On Sunday, Jamerson put up 25 reps on the bench, tying Arizona's Dane Cruikshank for the top number among defensive backs.
TWENTY. FIVE. REPS.
This @Trellionn12 is a strong, strong man. #OnWisconsin || #NFLCombine pic.twitter.com/DVE6jYMwhP
— Wisconsin Football (@BadgerFootball) March 4, 2018
Then on Monday he ran a 4.40-second 40 yard dash, the ninth-fastest time among defensive backs and the second-fastest time among true safeties (Penn State's Troy Apke — 4.35 seconds)
"I ain't neva eva seen safeties run like this before."
4.40u for @BadgerFootball DB @Trellionn12.
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Jamerson started his collegiate career as a wide receiver, switched to corner and played safety his final season at Wisconsin, playing special teams for the Badgers throughout his career.
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His lack of film (just one season) at safety will be a concern to some NFL scouts, but his performance at the combine shows he has the raw skills a coach can work with at the next level.
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