Shane Vereen # RB
Height: 5-10 Weight: 205 Age: 26
Born: 3/2/1989 Valencia , CA
Experience: 5th season
High School: Valencia HS [CA]
Selected By: New England Patriots
Pick (Overall): 24 (56)
Vereen emerged from Jahvid Best's shadow to have breakout season in 2010 and he could be an effective weapon on third down at the next level. Vereen lacks the size and speed to be an every down back, but he is terrific pass catcher out of the back field that will keep the chains moving. He has very good vision and could be very effective in a zone blocking scheme. He also has the hands and enough lateral agility to contribute as a returner. Vereen has a limited ceiling but he is a quality back that could sneak into the third round.
Published: April 29, 2011 at 08:09 p.m.
Former Patriots great Andre Tippet announces New England's selection with the 56th overall pick in the 2011 NFl Draft, Cal RB Shane Vereen.
Published: April 8, 2011 at 12:31 p.m.
A look at draft prospect California running back Shane Vereen.
Published: March 8, 2011 at 06:34 p.m.
Watch California RB Shane Vereen work out at the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine.