NFL Draft results 2014: Ed Stinson taken by Cardinals in 5th round

Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

Stinson joins the Cardinals in the fifth round of the draft.

The Arizona Cardinals have selected Alabama defensive lineman Ed Stinson with the 160th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Stinson was ranked No. 77 among prospects on SB Nation's top 200 big board.

Stinson watched from the sideline during Alabama's National Championship season in 2009, but was an integral part of the starting defensive lineup for the team in 2012 and played significant time in 2013. In 49 games with the Crimson Tide, Stinson recorded 15.5 tackles for loss and 5.5 sacks.

Stinson is somewhat of a tweener as a prospect, as it wasn't particularly clear if his best fit was at defensive tackle or defensive end. While light for an interior defensive lineman, he isn't particularly quick off the line of scrimmage and lacks the pass-rushing moves necessary to beat offensive tackles at the edge. Still, he's effective as a bull rusher and does a good job of keeping opposing offensive linemen off him with his long arms.

Combine results

Height: 6'3

Weight: 287

Bench press (pro day): 27

40-yard dash (pro day): 4.98

20-yard shuttle run (pro day): 4.75

More from SBNation.com

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.