Patriots select Northwest Missouri St DT Sam Roberts at 200

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Won the Cliff Harris award for best small school defensive player - same award Kyle Dugger won in 2019.

Sure why not (I am not optimistic but fine with the pick).
 

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He’s smaller than Barmore. More of Adam Butler sub rusher? About the same size.
 

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https://www.phelpscountyfocus.com/sports/local/article_acdea308-c67d-11ec-9b0d-e7fe4d2b6352.html

After recording 61 tackles, 6.5 sacks and 18 tackles for loss Roberts was a first-team AFCA and DCCA All-American, second-team AP All-American; National Region 3 Defensive Player of the Year and the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) Defensive Player of the Year. That catapulted him to being the recipient of the 2021 Cliff Harris Award, which annually goes to the nation’s small-college defensive player of the year representing NCAA D-II, D-III and NAIA college and universities.

In addition, Roberts was selected to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll multiple times.
 

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Pats Pulpit's take:

Roberts, 24, spent six years at Northwest Missouri State. Appearing in 50 games with 38 starts, he registered 18.5 sacks and forced a pair of fumbles. He furthermore was able to block a combined five kicks.
At 6-foot-5, 293 pounds, Roberts projects as a situational pass rusher on the interior of the defensive line. The Patriots might have a Deatrich Wise Jr.-like role in mind for him, serving as a 3-4 end moving between the 3- and 5-technique spots on passing downs.

Roberts becomes the fourth participant of this year’s East-West Shrine Bowl to get drafted by New England this year. He also is now the second Cliff Harris Award winner — given annually to the the best small-school defensive player in the nation — on the Patriots’ roster, joining safety Kyle Dugger.
https://www.patspulpit.com/2022/4/30/23050915/nfl-draft-results-2022-patriots-northwest-missouri-state-defensive-tackle-sam-roberts
 

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24? BB exploiting new market inefficiency of older players

Besides, if picked at 200 that means he is 1 better than Brady. Pretty sure how that works.