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Markus Bailey



Experience: R

Height: 6-0

Age: 23

Weight: 235 lbs

College: Purdue



An Ohio native (Hilliard) and rookie seventh-round pick, Bailey spent five seasons (2015-20) at Purdue and proved to be one of the most productive defenders in the Big Ten when healthy ... Considered by some draft analysts to have second- to third-round ability on film, however he slipped to the seventh round due to two serious knee injuries in college ... Tore ACL in left knee as a true freshman in 2015, and then tore ACL in right knee in second game of senior season ... Played in 43 career games at Purdue, and totaled 327 tackles, including 28 for losses and 13.5 sacks ... In three full seasons at Purdue, he led team in tackles twice and finished second once ... Also considered strong in pass coverage, he had 13 career PDs and six INTs.