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Meet tight end Brevin Jordan, drafted with the third pick of the fifth round (147th overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Full name: Brevin Jordan
Position: Tight end
Height/Weight: 6-3, 245
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
- Jordan racked up the awards during his three-year career at Miami: 2020 Mackey Award semifinalist, 2020Second Team All-ACC, 2019 First Team All-ACC, 2019 Mackey Award finalist, 2018 Second Team All-ACC.
- As a sophomore, Jordan was named one of three finalists for the Mackey Award, given to the nation's top collegiate tight end.
- Jordan came in as a true freshman for the Hurricanes and became a three-year starter. He recorded 105 catches for 1,358 yards, averaging 12.9 yards per reception, and scored 13 touchdowns in 30 games.
- Since 2000, Jordan is the 13th tight end drafted from the University of Miami, tied for the most with Notre Dame.
- He loves watching and learning from other NFL tight ends on film. Some of his favorites included Antonio Gates, Shannon Sharpe and Dallas Clark.
- In 2020, Jordan averaged 9.3 yards after the catch per reception and recorded a total of 365 yards which led all FBS tight ends last season.
- He is just 20 years old, but has been playing football since the age of five.
- Jordan's father, Darrell, was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the ninth round of the 1990 NFL Draft. He never played in the NFL and passed away just months before Jordan started college.