Jerome Baker is an American football linebacker for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State.
At the pro day held by Ohio State on March 22, 2018, he took part and participated in various drills including the short shuttle, the three-cone drill, and the positional drills.
Baker visited the Denver Broncos, the San Francisco 49ers, and the Jacksonville Jaguars before the draft.
Following the completion of the pre-draft process, NFL draft analysts and scouts expected Baker to be selected in the third or fourth round of the selection.
According to Sports Illustrated, he is the seventh-best linebacker in the draft. Scouts Inc. ranks him as the seventh-best outside linebacker, while DraftScout.com ranks him as the 12th-best outside linebacker.
Baker was chosen by the Miami Dolphins in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft. The Dolphins’ selection of Baker was the 73rd overall pick. In 2018, Baker was the tenth linebacker to be selected in the draft.
Raekwon McMillan, a former teammate of his at Ohio State, was able to catch up with him.
Is Jerome Baker good?
Jerome Baker, a linebacker who formerly played for Ohio State and is now with the Miami Dolphins, has been honored as the AFC Defensive Player of the Month for December.
This month, Miami’s defense has been led by Baker, who was selected in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Baker has recorded 16 tackles, six tackles for loss, six quarterback hurries, and 3.5 sacks to help the Dolphins go 3-0.
Each of the Dolphins’ victories saw him record two tackles for loss, including two sacks against the New York Jets on December 19 and 1.5 sacks against the New Orleans Saints on Monday night. He also had two tackles for loss in the Dolphinss’ victory against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday night.
Baker has played in all 14 games this season, compiling 79 total tackles, 14 quarterback hits, eight tackles for loss, and 4.5 sacks. The Miami Dolphins started the season with a record of 1-7, but they have won seven straight games to put themselves in a position where they might potentially make the playoffs.