Five things to know about safety Jordan Howden, a Minnesota product who the New Orleans Saints selected with the 146th pick in the fifth round of the 2023 NFL Draft on Saturday, April 29.
- Howden particpated in the East-West Shrine Bowl in 2022.
- Started 49 of the 58 career games he played in at Minnesota, making 240 tackles (168 solo), 5.5 tackles for loss, 20 pass breakups, and 4 interceptions.
- Howden was named Academic All-Big Ten in four or five seasons at Minnesota (2022, 2021, 2020, 2019).
- Howden earned All-Big Ten Honorable Mention in 2022.
- Father, Ramses Howden, played football at Grambling State. Cousin, Saladin Martin, played football at the University of San Diego and in the NFL.
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