The Jacksonville Jaguars are now up to 10 picks in the 2023 NFL Draft (with two more to go barring any trades), and the latest selection is Pittsburgh defensive back Erick Hallett II.
At Pittsburgh’s pro day, Hallett measured in at 5-foot-9, 195 pounds and ran a 4.50-second 40-yard dash. He recorded a 37.5-inch vertical jump and 9-foot-11-inch broad jump, along with a 6.84-second 3-cone drill.
Hallett was selected as a Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) second-team All-American (second-team) and a second-team All-ACC honoree in 2022. He had 54 total tackles, three tackles for loss, three interceptions, 12 passes defended, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries as a redshirt senior.
In 49 carer games, Hallett recorded 170 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, eight picks, 32 passes defended, four forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.
With the 208th pick in the 2023 #NFLDraft, we select Pittsburgh CB Erick Hallett II!@Erick_Hallett4 | @Dream_Finders pic.twitter.com/F0zChnwyYL— Jacksonville Jaguars (@Jaguars) April 29, 2023
- Prospect name: Erick Hallett II
- Hometown: Cypress, TX
- Position: Cornerback/Safety
- School: Pittsburgh
- Year: Redshirt senior
- Age at draft: 23
- Height: 5-foot-9
- Weight: 195 pounds
Erick Hallett II was drafted with pick 208 of round 6 in the 2023 draft class. He scored a 7.40 #RAS out of a possible 10.00. This ranked 255 out of 976 FS from 1987 to 2023. https://t.co/G9jOdBP1Q4 pic.twitter.com/13kaW7vMZp— Kent Lee Platte (@MathBomb) April 29, 2023
Scouting report from Tony Pauline of Pro Football Network:
Hallett put up impressive numbers for Pittsburgh the past two seasons and comes with solid measurables. He must improve his tackling technique, but he has enough ability to make a roster as a fourth safety/special-teams player.