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Draft Scout Jordan Zumwalt News
08/29/14 - LB Jordan Zumwalt has a bothersome groin injury. He could be a candidate for injured reserve/designated for return but also might be waived injured.
05/18/14 - LB Jordan Zumwalt, a sixth-round pick, played inside and outside linebacker at UCLA. The Steelers coaches said right after they drafted him that he would be put inside. However, in his first two days of rookie camp, Zumwalt was on the outside. His versatility and ability to play special teams make him a better-than-normal bet to make it as a sixth-rounder.
"We love that versatility," general manager Kevin Colbert said.
05/12/14 - A closer look at the Steelers' picks: Round 6/192 -- Jordan Zumwalt, ILB, 6-4, 235, UCLA...Played inside and out in college; Steelers will put him inside, where it is suddenly crowded after him and first-round pick, Shazier. Vince Williams, sixth-rounder last year, started as a rookie inside. - The Sports Xchange
04/29/14 - Five players who should be on Pittsburgh's draft radar: LB Jordan Zumwalt, UCLA: Inside linebacker won't be listed as the top need on any lists out there, but in the mid-to-late rounds, Zumwalt has the intensity and versatility that screams Steelers. He has experience playing inside and outside and would provide depth at several linebacker spots for Pittsburgh. Zumwalt plays fast, active and aggressive, but also stiff and is more of a straight-line athlete who struggles to easily redirect. He has an intense on-field demeanor and to describe him as "violent" would be an understatement, but he also comes with durability concerns due to his physical play style. Zumwalt projects as a versatile reserve player who is able to wear several hats in various schemes and should be able to make a living on special teams coverages as well, making him a logical target in the fourth or fifth round. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com
04/17/14 - Five players who should be on Washington's draft radar: ILB Jordan Zumwalt, UCLA: Washington re-signed Perry Riley last month to a three-year deal, but the inside linebacker spot next to him is a bit unsettled. Zumwalt plays fast, active and aggressive, but also stiff and is more of a straight-line athlete who struggles to easily redirect. He has an intense on-field demeanor and to describe him as “violent” would be an understatement, but he also comes with durability concerns due to his physical play style. Zumwalt projects as a versatile part-time player who can cut his teeth on special teams while fighting for a starting inside linebacker job. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com