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Bucs rookie RB Jeremy McNichols draws praise from HC Dirk Koetter

By PFF Analysis Team
May 2, 2017
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jeremy McNichols

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BOISE, ID - NOVEMBER 4: Running back Jeremy McNichols #13 of the Boise State Broncos runs in a touchdown during first half action against the San Jose State Spartans on November 4, 2016 at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho. (Photo by Loren Orr/Getty Images)
  • After being selected in round 5 with the 162nd pick overall of this past weekend’s NFL Draft, rookie RB Jeremy McNichols has drawn praise from head coach Dirk Koetter as a “three-down guy” and a “really good pass blocker.”
  • With Doug Martin facing a three-game suspension, McNichols will face competition from Jacquizz Rodgers, Charles Sims and Peyton Barber to make the opening day roster.
  • McNichols was PFF’s 11th ranked running back in the 2017 draft class while ranking eighth in yards per route run with 1.88 YPRR. He also ranked 12th in the class in percentage of not tackled on first contact at 34.8 percent.

 

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