08/05/2021

Jaimes seems to consider edge of Senior Bowl opportunity

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Previous Nebraska offensive lineman Brenden Jaimes has a single a lot more essential Saturday in advance of him, prior to his awareness, with any luck ,, turns to Sundays for the future.

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The offensive lineman is Nebraska’s lone agent in the Reese’s Senior Bowl having put in Cell, Ala., this Saturday. Activity coverage commences at 1:30 on NFL Network, but for Jaimes, some of the most significant moments came earlier in the 7 days, as he labored out in front of scouts.

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Measuring in at 6-foot-5, 300 kilos, Jaimes qualifies as a beneficial swing offensive line for some NFL teams, 1 that could conclusion up as a tackle, a guard and if he totally experienced to master it briefly, even a middle. That served extend the job of Jeremiah Sirles, who played across all a few positions for the duration of his 42-activity, 20-commence NFL job.

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Jaimes, of system, hopes to supersede that in phrases of longevity, but the massive offensive lineman will require to locate the proper healthy to make that occur.

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As is generally the circumstance this 7 days was a bit of a mixed bag for Jaimes, who struggled at periods early in the week, but seemed to close out potent performances with superior pass safety at the two guard and at remaining tackle, catching the consideration of the two the precise draft analysts and the hobbyists alike.

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Jaimes, who owns the Nebraska record for begins by an offensive lineman, arrived to Lincoln beneath Mike Riley as element of the 2017 course. He committed to the Huskers shortly just after the 2016 spring sport, and upon arrival at all over 260 lbs ., speedily grew to become a single of the best possibilities for then offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh in a rocky 2017 period. Jaimes became the starting off proper deal with inspite of remaining a freshman just a handful of games into the year, and he went on to engage in each individual game of the rest of his vocation, displaying solid longevity, a valued asset for any lineman.

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A good match, enjoying off a strong finish to the week, presents Jaimes a prospect to shift up draft boards, wherever he in all probability currently sits as a mid-day a few choose, to probably receiving into the back 50 percent of working day two or at the commencing of day a few. Not the most lavish of projections, but a prospect to start out a vocation as a professionalism athlete is however really considerably a rarity.

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Nebraska will shift on from Jaimes, who invested the final a few many years at left deal with, likely with Turner Corcoran the freshman offensive lineman that stepped in when the senior still left for the NFL in advance of the Rutgers sport. Corcoran held his have in the contest, and he’s the greatest rated lineman the Huskers have brought in beneath Scott Frost. Mainly because of the pandemic, he’ll be a freshman yet again subsequent year in Lincoln.