Philadelphia Drafts Temple S Jaiquawn Jarrett in the Second Round

Updated 4/30/2011

The Philadelphia Eagles selected Temple S Jaiquawn Jarrett in the second round, 54th overall, in the 2011 NFL Draft.

Jarrett is a two-time first-team All-MAC honoree and team captain.  Jarrett started all 12 games at free safety in 2010 and played in every game of his collegiate career with 43 starts. Jarrett was the Owls' top defender with 74 tackles, and also had two interceptions, two break-ups, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery this season.

Named to the prestigious Jim Thorpe Award Watch List, Jarrett was the recipient of the 2010 National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete and the 2010 Enterprise Spirit & Sportsmanship Awards.

The 2011 NFL Draft is April 28-30 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. It will be televised by ESPN and the NFL Network.