Patriots Bolster Backfield; Draft Versatile Vereen From Cal At 56

The Golden Bear Back Is Drawing Comparisons To Kevin Faulk

Height: 5-10 ¼ | Weight: 210 | 40-Time: 4.50

NFL Scout’s Breakdown On Shane Vereen:

Draft Scout Snapshot: #5 Junior RB Projected: Round(s) 2-3 for 2012 NFL Draft
2010: Earned second-team All-Pac-10 honors in his final collegiate season (also first-team by Phil Steele, second-team according to as a junior in when he started all 12 games and finished the regular season ranked among the best in the Pac-10 and the nation in both rushing and scoring … totals of 1,167 rushing yards, 13 touchdowns on the ground and 231 carries were all single-season career bests, while his 5.1 yards per rush average narrowly trailed the single-season career-best 5.2 average he posted in 2009 … ranked fourth in the Pac-10 and 25th nationally with an average of 97.25 rushing yards per game at the end of the regular season, while his 96 points on 16 total touchdowns ranked him tied for fifth in the Pac-10 and tied for 42nd nationally with an average of 8.00 points per game …Finished third on the team with three touchdown catches, as well as fourth with 209 receiving yards … his combination of rushing and receiving made him the Pac-10?s fifth-leading all-purpose runner and 55th nationally through the end of the regular season with an average of 114.67 all-purpose yards per game (1,376 total all-purpose yards)

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