New York Jets 2015 Training Camp Profile: Julian Howsare


Julian Howsare joined the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent after this year’s draft. He will bring his skills to the Jets’ training camp this summer and compete with the rest of the linebackers for roster spots. Like most rookies, he will be hoping to get the coaching staff’s attention throughout the summer.

Howsare played his college ball at Division II Clarion University. Howsare is listed as 6’3″ and 255 pounds by the Jets. Playing at Division II Clarion, Howsare’s size and athleticism made him a dominant force in the PSAC conference.

His stat lines are impressive regardless of the competition. While playing for the Golden Eagles, Howsare posted an amazing 53.5 tackles for loss in his collegiate career. Playing defensive end for Clarion, he posted 31 career sacks and recorded three interceptions as well. Dominating at all levels, he has two blocked punts on special teams to add to his resume.

Howsare’s Pro Day saw him record a 4.77 time in the 40-yard dash to go along with 2.67 in the 20-yard dash and 1.67 in the 10-yard dash. Rounding out his day, he recorded a 32″ vertical jump and a 9’10” broad jump.

Jun 9, 2015; Florham Park, NJ, USA; New York Jets linebacker Lorenzo Maudlin (55) and New York Jets linebacker Julian Howsare (59) during New York Jets minicamp at Atlantic Health Jets Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

He may have a shot to make this roster as a special teams player, but he will have an uphill battle. The Jets have a bunch of linebackers at camp this summer and there is a mixture of youth and veteran presences. He’s a solid tackler, posting 83 tackles in 2013 alone and finishing his career with 232 total tackles.

Howsare makes for an interesting project, the problem is the Jets may not have room for a long-term project on the roster. He will get his shot this summer and if he can prove he can have an impact on special teams, he may hang around. Otherwise, he will be looking to catch on with another team.

He’s here to compete this summer, so keep an eye on him. He just may surprise many if he starts to make a name for himself. What do you think, Jets Nation? Please leave your comments on Howsare below and Let’s Talk Jet Football!!

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