Data Scout Notes: 2012: 1stC/1stM...P1stM/PLombardi/PButkus/PNagurski/PBednarik/PLott...2011: Co-DPOY/1stC...2010: HMC
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Draft Scout A.J. Klein News
12/02/13 - LB A.J. Klein, making his fourth straight start, picked up his second career sack and added three tackles for a loss.
11/11/13 - --LB A.J. Klein, a 5th round pick in April's draft, had five tackles and a sack in his 1st career start.
04/28/13 - A closer look at the Panthers' picks: Round 5/148 -- A.J. Klein, LB, 6-1, 251, Iowa State...Klein should find immediate roles as a backup linebacker and on special teams. He could also be in the Panthers' future plans as a starter if this ends up being linebacker Jon Beason's final season in Charlotte. - The Sports Xchange
04/24/13 - 2013 NFL DRAFT RANG'S GANG: ILB: A.J. Klein, Iowa State, 6-1, 250, 4.66...Proving bigger and faster than virtually any of the inside linebackers tested this year at the combine, Klein shattered the misconception that his eye-popping production reflected good instincts which masked less-than-ideal athleticism. Of course, scouts should have known this already based on the FBS record he set for linebackers with four touchdowns scored off of interceptions over his career. - Rob Rang, NFLDraftScout.com
04/08/13 - 2013 Iowa State Pro Day: Representatives from 16 NFL teams - including the linebackers coaches from the Baltimore Ravens, New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles - gathered at Iowa State’s pro day on March 26, where 15 players worked out indoors on FieldTurf.
A.J. Klein, ILB (6-foot-1 1/2, 246 pounds) - Klein had a 33-inch vertical jump, 4.35-second short shuttle and 7.09-second three-cone drill. He stood on his official 40-yard dash time of 4.66 seconds recorded at the NFL Scouting Combine. Klein was favoring his right knee during the pro day workout, but had a good performance anyway. Klein - who is from Kimberly, Wis. - is one of the few athletes to leave the state of Wisconsin and really work out well elsewhere. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com