Jordan Mailata   #68 OT

Height: 6-8   Weight: 346   Age: 22

Born: 3/31/1997 Sydney Australia

College: No College

Experience: 2nd season

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Draft 2018

Pick No.233

Selected By: Philadelphia Eagles

Round: 7

Pick (Overall): 15 (233)

Pick Analysis: Mailata was a professional rugby player in Sydney, Australia before coming to the United States in January of this year to try his hand at American football. The 20-year-old Samoan has been training hard to learn how to use his massive but athletic frame (6-foot-8, 345 pounds) as an offensive lineman. His work at IMG Academy in Florida paid off with an excellent pro day (5.12 40-yard-dash, 4.67 short shuttle, 22 bench press reps) attended by all 32 teams, as well as several team visits.


Video Playlist

  1. Eagles take rugby player Jordan Mailata -- and he's there to get his draft cap

    Published: April 28, 2018 at 06:15 p.m.

    The Philadelphia Eagles select South Sydney Rabbitohs' Jordan Mailata No. 233 overall in the 2018 NFL Draft, who played rugby last year and is a projected offensive lineman.

  2. Jordan Mailata shares how his rugby experience will benefit him in the NFL

    Published: April 28, 2018 at 06:34 p.m.

    Professional rugby player for the South Sydney Rabbitons Jordan Mailata shares his appreciation for being drafted No. 233 by the Philadelphia Eagles.

  3. Watch epic highlight reel of pro rugby player Jordan Mailata

    Published: March 30, 2018 at 07:58 p.m.

    Watch NFL Network's Shaun O'Hara and New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan break down rugby star Jordan Mailata's rugby highlights.

  4. Australian rugby player shows off footwork at international pro day

    Published: March 29, 2018 at 01:07 p.m.

    Australian rugby player Jordan Mailata performs a mirror drill at a pro day for international players in Tampa last Saturday.

  5. NFL draft prospect Jordan Mailata: I've never played a snap of American football before

    Published: April 9, 2018 at 05:40 p.m.

    Former rugby star and NFL Draft prospect Jordan Mailata joins 'Up to the Minute' to talk about his pre-draft journey, teams that have shown interest in him and more.

  6. Peter Schrager: Teams are 'very high' on rugby player Jordan Mailata

    Published: April 19, 2018 at 08:27 a.m.

    NFL Network's Peter Schrager explains why Sydney professional rugby player Jordan Mailata making the switch to the NFL and potentially being drafted next week is his underappreciated storyline of the week.

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