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John Jenkins is a player that Houston Texans fans have been wanting to arrive in Houston for some time, the all elusive nose tackle. Jenkins comes from Georgia where he manned the middle for the Bulldog defense and made his presence known.
We talked to Tyler Dawgden, the Co-publisher of The Georgia Sports Blog, and asked him more about Jenkins.
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Weight: 346 lbs.
Arm Length: 34 inches
Hands: 9 1/2 inches
How did Jenkins end up at Georgia?
Big John came from Gulf Coast Community College to the Dawgs and weighed leaving for the NFL last year.
What did he mean to the Georgia football program?
When Georgia hired Todd Grantham, the Dawgs desperately needed a big guy to play NG in Grantham’s 3-4 scheme. Jenkins struggled early but grew into that role last year. This year, he has been an effective hole filler in the middle of Georgia’s defense.
What are his strengths?
Size. Mobility for size. Tenacity moving to the ball. Speed off the ball.
What are his...
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Weight: 211 lbs.
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