Ravens reach deal with Harvard fullback Kyle Juszczyk
Summary of 2 articles · Updated May 3, 2013
Juszczyk is an accomplished receiver who played tight end and wide receiver at Harvard and is likely to have a versatile role with the Ravens that includes playing fullback, tight end and H-back. The club has come to termswith fullback Kyle Juszczyk, a fourth-round pick from Harvard, Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com reported Thursday evening. Juszczyk caught 52 passes for 706 yards and eight TDs in his senior season with the Crimson. As Juszczyk took part in his first NFL practice Friday after signing a four-year contract that includes a $300,000 signing bonus, the Ohio native said he's eager to learn from Leach and is confident they can coexist. "I think that's what professional football is, you're always competing for a job," said Juszczyk, an athletic 6-foot-1, 248-pounder who runs the 40-yard dash in 4.71 seconds, bench pressed 225 pounds 24 times and has a 37-inch vertical leap with a 10-1 broad jump. And already, the Ravens reportedly have deals with the majority of their 10 selections. Also Thursday, the Sun‘s Wilson reported Baltimore came to terms with offensive lineman Ricky Wagner , defensive lineman Kapron Lewis-Moore and wide receiver Aaron Mellette .
Juszczyk eager to learn from Leach, says they can have different roles
Harvard fullback drafted in fourth roundMoments after the Ravens drafted rookie fullback Kyle Juszczyk out of Harvard in the fourth round, the immediate reaction centered on what his arrival means for the future of All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach.