The fall of Alabama pass rusher Courtney Upshaw is over. And he's going to the team that can probably get the most out of his. The Baltimore Ravens took Upshaw with the 35th pick in the draft, stopping the ferocious pass rusher's drop.
The rhetoric is cliche at this point, but if there's one person that can keep Upshaw on the straight and narrow, it's Baltimore's Ray Lewis. For the Ravens, Upshaw gives them a versatile player and a perfect replacement for Jarrett Johnson. Upshaw is a power player at the edge.
Upshaw is the fifth Alabama player to be drafted. Up next should be nose tackle Josh Chapman.
Quick scouting notes: Is a powerful and imposing physical presence and has the strength to easily shed blockers. Getting through a pile isn't an issue for Hightower. Was lined up outside at times and has the strength to power through blocks.
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