Quinton Coples   #98 OLB

Height: 6-6   Weight: 290   Age: 24

Born: 6/22/1990 Kinston , NC

College: North Carolina

Experience: 3rd season

High School: Kinston HS [NC]; Hargrave Military Academy [Chatham, VA]

TCKL

17

SCK

2.5

FF

1

INT

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Draft 2012

Pick No.16

Selected By: New York Jets

Round: 1

Pick (Overall): 16 (16)

Pick Analysis: Coples was on the radars of NFL scouts long before the 2012 NFL Draft. Coples possesses a rare combination of size, speed, athletic ability and versatility, having played numerous roles across the defensive line. Some have questioned his consistency, but Coples still has been able to produce at a high level. He has, at times, seemed to be on cruise control, teams won't be able to ignore his natural ability and the physical presence he would bring to any defense. He can play defensive end in either a 4-3 or 3-4 scheme, and should be selected early in the first round.

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  1. Jets pick Quinton Coples No. 16

    Published: April 26, 2012 at 09:48 p.m.

    The New York Jets select North Carolina DE Quinton Coples with the 16th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

  2. 2012 Combine workout: Quinton Coples

    Published: March 22, 2012 at 12:31 p.m.

    Watch UNC DL Quinton Coples work out at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine.

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