With the 29th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft the New England Patriots selected DT Dominique Easley out of the University of Florida.
Easley, 22, was a three year starter for the Gators. He played in 32 games in parts of four seasons totaling 72 tackles and 18 tackles for loss between 2010-13.
While at Florida, he tore both of his ACL’s one against FSU his sophomore year and another just three games into last season. Due to the injuries he had a redshirt year of eligibility remaining but he decided to forego it for the draft.
Easley can play defensive tackle or end, is a good pass rusher, has run stopping ability and excellent pursuit effort. He is also labeled as relentless, energetic and a hard worker.
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