Sources: Florida linebacker Jeremiah Moon meets with Raiders, Cowboys, and more

Versatile Florida linebacker Jeremiah Moon catches the eye of NFL teams in advance of the NFL Draft after his strong Combine performance.

University of Florida linebacker Jeremiah Moon, a converted edge rusher, is maintaining a busy schedule. The 6-foot-5, 249-pound NFL Draft prospect has Zoom meetings with the Las Vegas Raiders, New Orleans Saints, and Dallas Cowboys, according to league sources not authorized to speak publicly.

Florida LB Jeremiah Moon made position change last season

Moon shifted positions last year at Florida as a super senior last season and started nine games at linebacker. As a result, he had 49 tackles last season with 3.5 tackles for losses and 2 sacks. In 2020, he had 14 tackles and 1 sack in four starts. And in the year prior, in 2019, Moon started eight games on the defensive line with 31 tackles, including 6.5 tackles for losses and 3 sacks.

For his career, Moon recorded 8 sacks, 14 tackles for losses, 2 fumble recoveries, and 1 blocked kick. In six seasons with the Gators, he had 151 total tackles and added 4 pass breakups.

A former first-team all-state selection in Alabama, the Hoover, Alabama, native played in the Mississippi-Alabama all-star football game.

Moon has extremely long arms at 35 inches. At the NFL Scouting Combine, he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.76 seconds. In addition, he had a 40.5-inch vertical with a 7.09 three-cone drill and a 4.55 20-yard shuttle.

Moon also recorded an 11-1 broad jump, which ranked first amongst linebackers and fourth overall, with an 83 5/8″ wingspan. Moon’s vertical leap ranked second among linebackers and tied for third overall.

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