Meet The 2019 Buffalo Bills Draft Class

Ed Oliver, DT Round 1, Pick 9

From: Houston, Texas

College: Houston Cougars

Stats:

Tackles
Year Class Pos G Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk PD
*2016 FR DT 12 46 19 65 22 5 6
*2017 SO DT 12 47 26 73 16.5 5.5 3
*2018 JR DT 8 29 25 54 14.5 3 2
Career 122 70 192 53 13.5 11

Player Overview:

  • Oliver was a five start recruit coming out of Westfield High School in Houston.
  • In Oliver’s final season at Houston he recorded 54 tackles, 14.5 tackles for loss, and 3 sacks in only 8 games due to a knee injury.
  • Oliver chose Houston over other football programs because at the time his brother played there(OT) and his former high school coach was the tight ends coach.

“My brother and old coach are there. Nobody could top that”

Ed Oliver

Oliver said. From: Houston Chronicle 5/22/2015 https://www.chron.com/sports/cougars/article/UH-recruit-Ed-Oliver-says-family-ties-played-6281230.php

Cody Ford, OT Round 2, Pick 6

From: Pineville, Louisiana

College: Oklahoma Sooners

Stats:

Season GP-GS
2016 3-3
2017 12-4
2018 14-14
Career 29-21
From: Soonersports.com

Snap count

  • Right Tackle:898

  • Left Guard: 441

  • Right Tackle: 24

From:Profootballfocus.com

Player Overview:

  • Ford blocked for two Heisman Trophy Winners in Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray.
  • Ford was in the Oklahoma Football Program for 4 total years as an offensive lineman because he redshirted his freshman year.
  • In an interview on NFL Network after Ford was drafted he claimed he hit if off with the Buffalo Bill’s Defensive Line Coach, and stated that he wanted to play for Buffalo.

“I was just like I feel like Buffalo is it right now, you know, me and the O-line coach really hit it off, we had multiple meetings between the Combine and Pro Day. It was great interaction with him…” Cody Ford

From: Draft Press Conference, Buffalobills.com

Devin Singletary, RB Round 3, Pick 11

From: Deerfield Beach, Florida

College: FAU Owls

Stats:

Rushing
Year Team G Att Gain Loss Yds Avg YPG Lg TD
2016 FAU (FBS) 12 151 1,035 19 1,016 6.73 84.7 66t 12
2017 FAU (FBS) 13 301 1,989 69 1,920 6.38 147.7 70t 32
2018 FAU (FBS) 12 261 1,430 82 1,348 5.16 112.3 44t 22
TOT (FBS) 37 713 4,454 170 4,284 6.01 115.8 70t 66
From: Thefootballdb.com

Player Overview:

  • Lane Kiffin, former NFL head coach was Singletary’s head coach at FAU since 2017.
  • During the draft process NFL GM’s were concerned about Singletary’s durability because of too much production in college due to 713 carries in only 37 games.
  • He had 19 consecutive games with a TD between his Sophomore and Junior Seasons at FAU.

“Whatever they need me to do, I’m ready to do it.” Devin Singletary,

From: Vic Carucci, Buffalonews.com

Dawson Knox, TE Round 3, Pick 33

From:Brentwood, Tennessee

College: Mississippi Rebels

Receiving Stats:

Vosean Joseph, LB Round 5 Pick 9 

From: Miami Florida

College: Florida Gators

Interceptions Tackles Sacks
Year Team G Int Yds Avg Lg TD Solo Ast Tot Sack YdsL
2016 FLA (FBS) 13 0 0 0.00 0 0 7 6 13 0.0 0.0
2017 FLA (FBS) 11 1 0 0.00 0 0 22 33 55 0.0 0.0
2018 FLA (FBS) 12 0 0 0.00 0 0 40 53 93 4.0 23.0
TOT (FBS) 36 1 0 0.00 0 0 69 92 161 4.0 23.0
From: footballdb.com

Player Overview:

Many scouts claim that Joseph has inconsistent tape, its either really good or really bad.

Joseph’s parents are from the Caribbean. Vosean is committed to using his NFL platform to help people less fortunate in the Caribbean.

 

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