With the 10th Pick in the 2010 Stampede Blue Community Mock Draft, the Jacksonville Jaguars select...

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Rolando McClain, LB - Alabama

Pick made by peytonsthebest:

Resisting the knee-jerk reaction of picking [QB Tim] Tebow, I decided to go with an actual team need as well as the BPA. The Jags need to strengthen their defense. McClain is a great player as well as a great leader, something I believe is lacking for Jacksonville. His Pro Day 40 time was 4.69, which is fast for a guy who is 6'4" and 248lbs. Can he cover Dallas Clark twice a year? I certainly hope not..

McClain has the ability to both rush the QB and drop back into coverage. He recorded 105 tackles including 14.5 for loss. He also racked up 4 sacks, 14 QB hurries, 2 interceptions and a forced fumble. (Source Wikipedia)

How will he impact the 2010 Jaguars?

This 1st team 2009 All-American who was awarded both the 2009 Lambert Award (best collegiate linebacker) and the 2009 Dick Butkus Award should make an immediate impact as both a player and a much needed leader for Jacksonville's defense.

A special thanks to members of Big Cat Country who pointed me in the right direction

If McClain is taken #10 by the Jaguars, it would be the first LB taken in the first round by the Jaguars since 1996, when they drafted Kevin Hardy #2 overall.  He will also be only the 2nd player from Alabama drafted in the first round since 2001 (Andre Smith).

McClain's Scouting Report  from Mocking the Draft

The Broncos, and JPBarnett, are on the clock...

Pos Team Player Pos School Drafter
1 St. Louis Jimmy Clausen QB Notre Dame TouchdownColts
2 Detroit Russell Okung OT Oklahoma St. coltsfan723
3 Tampa Bay Ndamukong Suh DT Nebraska TheAngelsColts
4 Washington Sam Bradford QB Oklahoma Colts Homer
5 Kansas City Eric Berry S Tennessee sanders_fan89
6 Seattle Gerald McCoy DT Oklahoma shake n bake
7 Cleveland Earl Thomas S Texas 2ndBlueGeneration
8 Oakland Bruce Campbell OT Maryland LovinBlue
9 Buffalo Bryan Bulaga OT Iowa Cassieper
10 Jacksonville Rolando McClain LB Alabama peytonsthebest
11 Denver JPBarnett
12 Miami fpacheco
13 San Francisco BlueVol03
14 Seattle shake n bake
15 N.Y. Giants gizzardfanny
16 Tennessee Addai Another Day
17 San Francisco BlueVol03
18 Pittsburgh LV Steelers Fan
19 Atlanta fiftycal2004
20 Houston Aerostar193
21 Cincinnati FineClub
22 New England skywalker
23 Green Bay bracketismyboy
24 Philadelphia TehRhino
25 Baltimore SupermanWearsBobSander'sPJs
26 Arizona NYKings
27 Dallas jules62
28 San Diego chad72
29 N.Y. Jets diagenesis
30 Minnesota DClark#44
31 Indianapolis mgrex03
32 New Orleans palco
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