Should Jets consider Jarmon in supplemental?

The Jets are down a pass rusher for the first month due to the suspension of Calvin Pace. So perhaps they should consider picking Kentucky's Jeremy Jarmon in Thursday's supplemental draft?

Jarmon intended on playing one more season for the Wildcats, but was suspended for the 2009 season by the NCAA for taking an banned dietary supplement.

The suspension was announced after the NFL draft, so Jarmon had little choice by to enter the supplemental draft.

But don't let this suspension fool you – this isn't a bad kid. He already has his degree in political science.

"I told the NFL teams I called that I don't even have a speeding ticket," Jarmon told the Lexington Herald-Leader recently. "If they take me, they are not going to have any off-the-field problems."

Jarmon was given a fourth-fifth round grade by the NFL prior to the 2008 draft, which he didn't enter.

He had an average junior season in 2008 with 4.5 sacks, but made much more of a splash in 2007 with 13.5 sacks.

The 6-3, 279 pound defensive end ran at 4.79 forty at a recent workout for NFL scouts.

Jarmon might be worth taking a flyer on in the mid rounds of the supplemental draft, which is held by e-mail. Any team that takes a player in the supplemental draft, loses a pick in that same round in next year's regular draft.


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