Name:Joe Vellano(+) Coming off spring 2012 foot injury College:MarylandNumber: 72 Height: 6-2 Weight: 306 Position:DTPos2: DE Class/Draft Year:Sr/2013 40 Low: 5.25 40 Time:5.3940 High: 5.52
Projected Round:Stock:High: PFA Low: FA Rated number 44 out of 174 DT's585 / 2430 TOTAL
Data Scout Notes: 2012: 1stC/1stM...P1stM/PWCamp/PLombardi/PNagurski/POutland/PBednarik/PLott...2011: 1stM/PLombardi...2010: 2ndM
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09/09/13 - DT Joe Vellano, an undrafted rookie out of Maryland, saw significant rotational reps in his first career NFL gaming, spelling both Vince Wilfork and Tommy Kelly at times along the defensive line.
08/24/13 - DL Joe Vellano limped off with an apparent left knee injury in the third preseason game against the Lions.
05/03/13 - Patriots sign 19 Rookie Free Agents...Vellano, 24, played defensive tackle as a sophomore and junior before being moved to end as a senior at Maryland. The 6-2, 285-pounder, was elected as a team captain in 2011 and 2012 and was All-ACC First-Team as a senior in 2012 after finishing with 61 total tackles and six sacks. - New England Patriots
12/12/12 - 2012 COACHES ALL-ACC FOOTBALL FIRST TEAM: DT-Joe Vellano, Maryland, 6-1, 285, Sr., Rexford, N.Y. (20), has been selected First Team All-Atlantic Coast Conference (Coaches selection) for the 2012 college football season. This year, for the first time under the auspices of the ACC, the league's 12 head football coaches voted for an All-ACC football team.
Despite playing with lingering injuries for much of the season, Vellano managed to make 61 tackles, 14.0 for a loss, and six sacks. The senior ranked fourth in the league with 1.17 TFLs per game and seventh with 0.50 sacks per game. - Maryland football
12/01/12 - 2012 ALL-ACC FIRST TEAM (MEDIA): DT-Joe Vellano, Maryland (80)...has been named First Team All-Atlantic Coast Conference for the 2012 college football season by the ACC Media Association. Despite playing with lingering injuries for much of the season, Vellano managed to make 61 tackles, 14.0 for a loss, and six sacks. The senior ranked fourth in the league with 1.17 TFLs per game and seventh with 0.50 sacks per game. - Maryland football