Lost in the roster turnover for the Pittsburgh Steelers, is the need for depth and maybe more importantly, solid special team depth. Usually, the Steelers bring in some later round, developmental prospects, with that in mind, there is one underrated prospect that could be a late round gem.Clemson safety Jonathan Meeks may not be a big name, but the non-combine invite seems to have the size and athleticism (4.47 40-yard dash) to play in the NFL. The 6-0, 209-pound prospect was an Honorable Mention All-Conference selection by the coaches in the ACC and was a key contributor throughout his career.
An on-and-off starter throughout his career, Meeks is electric after interceptions and has worked hard on that part of his game, as well as the mental side that got the best of him early in his career. In fact, the mental lapses seem to be pushing him down some draft boards.
An experienced strong safety, he has the intangibles teams look for in the secondary. If he can interview well, he is a raw prospect with the potential to develop as a late round addition.
Oklahoma wide receiver Justin Brown
Clemson defensive end / linebacker Malliciah Goodman
Ohio State defensive end / linebacker John Simon
San Diego State Offensive lineman Nik Embernate
Connecticut linebacker Sio Moore
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