What did Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio say about Shilique Calhoun?

The Oakland Raiders selected former Michigan State defensive end Shilique Calhoun in the third-round of the NFL Draft. What did Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio say about the former Spartan?

What did Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio see in Michigan State Spartans defensive end Shilique Calhoun?

The Raiders head coach knows Calhoun is a guy he can do a few things with going forward.

“Shilique [Calhoun] is more of a, kind of an in between defensive end or a SAM linebacker," said Del Rio. "He’s an end-of-the-line kind of guy. He’ll have versatility in that he can play the SAM linebacker for us or the LEO position, which is a defensive end. He’s a very productive young man, really understands how to rush the quarterback. He’s been an All-American and he’s been a very productive guy at a good college program. We feel good about fortifying the front. That’s what we were able to do today, add strength and depth and competition to the front.”


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