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Bucs Draft Jeremy McNichols in Round 5

Posted Apr 29, 2017

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Boise State RB Jeremy McNichols with the No. 162 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

On Saturday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Jeremy McNichols, a running back out of Boise State, with the No. 162 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Below is a quick look at the newest member of the Bucs:

POSITION: RB
SCHOOL: Boise State
HEIGHT: 5-9
WEIGHT: 214
THINGS TO KNOW: READ
CONFERENCE CALL: LISTEN
MCNICHOLS TO HELP ALL-AROUND GAME: READ

NFL.COM SAYS:
Able to elude sudden traffic in backfield. Not much dancing. Can shift rush tracks without tapping brakes. Fluid, flexible hips allow for multiple jump cuts and direction changes up to second level. Great vision and quick to process field in front of him. Trusts his offensive line and doesn't need point of entry for committed, downhill approach. Anticipates flow of second level defenders and responds accordingly. Good feel for interior running. Doesn't mind challenging tacklers. Stays low and finds crevices. Plus lateral agility and acceleration. Adequate speed to perimeter. Runs with body control and adjusts balance points to careen off tackle attempts. Legit pass catching option with five catches of 25-plus yards this year. Can be split out and work down the field. Two seasons of monster production on ground and through air.