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New Orleans Saints select Natrell Jamerson with pick No. 164

Jamerson was the Defensive MVP of 2018 East-West Shrine Game

The New Orleans Saints selected Natrell Jamerson with the 164 pick in the fifth Round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Jamerson received All-Big Ten honorable mention in 2017 as well as Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 2).

Jamerson began his career as wide receiver before moving to cornerback for 2015 and 2016 seasons. In 2017, he moved to safety. Natrell was the Defensive MVP of the 2018 East-West Shrine Game.

Jamerson played in 47 games with 16 starts at Wisconsin. He was part of winningest senior class in school history, posting a four-year record of 45-10 that included 29-5 mark in Big Ten play.


Jamerson recorded 23 rushing yards as a freshman wide receiver before moving to cornerback. He also returned 38 kicks for 784 yards (20.6 average) and one touchdown. Defensively, Jamerson made 88 tackles, including 61 solo stops and 5.0 TFLs. He also recorded 14 pass breakups and two interceptions.

See photos of the New Orleans Saints No. 164 draft pick, Natrell Jamerson of the University of Wisconsin. Draft coverage is presented by Dixie Light.

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