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Navy nose guard Jackson Pittman considered a ‘sleeper’ prospect ahead of NFL Draft

Anybody that watched Jackson Pittman dominate the line of scrimmage during the Army-Navy game would not doubt his bona fides as an NFL prospect.

Pittman finished with five tackles, four of which were solo and two and a half that resulted in a loss. Those statistics don’t tell the entire story of how disruptive Pittman was that December day at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

It was almost a repeat performance later in the month when Pittman held his ground against the highly regarded interior offensive line of Kansas State in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.

“In terms of overall technique, maintaining gap integrity and executing assignments, Jackson trended upward throughout the season.