Looking at the Ravens' 2010 rookie class

The Ravens' newbies -- drafted and undrafted -- report to the Westminster Best Western this afternoon, along with quarterbacks and other select veterans. They'll be on the field for their first workout Tuesday morning at McDaniel College.

Despite trading away their first-round pick in April's draft, the Ravens got rave reviews for their draft class. And knowing the Ravens, they probably unearthed an undrafted gem, like they did last year with free-agent linebacker Dannell Ellerbe. We'll find out if that's the case soon enough.


Here is a quick look at the Ravens' 2010 draft class -- with a couple of notable undrafted free agents sprinkled in, too:

Sergio Kindle | OLB | #49


What we know: Considered to be a first-round talent, Kindle dropped into the middle of the second round because some teams questioned his character and durability. He's expected to breathe life into the Ravens' pass rush

What he needs to prove: Kindle {photo by AP} won't report to camp Monday because of a recent accident (he also has yet to sign a contract). Once he arrives, the Texas grad needs to, well, erase the concerns listed above

Fun fact: Kindle's middle name is Valent'e

Terrence Cody | DT | #63

What we know: Massive Mount Cody is nasty, enormous and a force against the run. He starred at nose tackle for Alabama during the Crimson Tide's run to a national title. He hasn't signed his rookie deal, so he might be tardy for the party (Update: Cody has signed a three-year deal and will report this evening)

What he needs to prove: If Cody can avoid the drive-thrus and all-you-can-eat buffets, he'll be in good shape -- figuratively speaking

Fun fact: It's rumored that Cody can do a back flip, but it hasn't been recorded on tape (somebody call the guys from "MythBusters")

Ed Dickson | TE | #80

What we know: The Oregon product was one of the fastest and most athletic tight ends in the draft

What he needs to prove: Can he digest Cam Cameron's offense? He reportedly scored a 10 on his Wonderlic test

Fun fact: Look out, Sam Koch. In high school, Dickson punted the ball 11 times for a 45.4-yard average

Dennis Pitta | TE | #88

What we know: The 6'4" tight end is a fluid route runner with great hands, which should quickly get him on Joe Flacco's radar

What he needs to prove: To get on the field, the fourth-rounder must convince the coaching staff that he can be counted on as a blocker

Fun fact: Pitta, 25, postponed his football career at BYU to go on a two-year Mormon mission to the Dominican Republic

David Reed | WR | #16

What we know: The fifth-round pick from Utah was a welcome surprise in spring workouts, running good routes and catching just about everything thrown his way

What he needs to prove: To make the team over guys like Demetrius Williams, Marcus Smith and Justin Harper, Reed must continue to show he can do more than just contribute on special teams

Fun fact: At Pasadena City College, Reed set national junior college records in 2007 for catches in a season (111) and receiving yards in a season (1,661)

Arthur Jones | DT | #61

What we know: Strong and athletic, the former wrestler is stout against the run

What he needs to prove: To crack a crowded defensive line rotation, the fifth-round pick out of Syracuse must work his tail off during training camp and show that he has room to grow as a player

Fun fact: Mel Kiper had Jones on his Big Board of top college prospects at the start of the 2009 season

Ramon Harewood | OT | #78

What we know: Harewood is big, athletic and intelligent -- and he's from Barbados

What he needs to prove: The Ravens know the raw Morehouse grad is a project. He's unlikely to make the 53-man roster, but if he's willing to take a redshirt year and learn the position, he'll have a spot waiting for him on the practice squad

Fun fact: The first Barbados native ever drafted to the NFL, Harewood was on his country's national teams for rugby, track and field, and volleyball

Prince Miller | CB | #22

What we know: The Ravens didn't select a cornerback in April, but signed Miller, who played in 52 games at Georgia, as an undrafted free agent

What he needs to prove: If Miller can show the cornerback-needy Ravens that he has game, he could crack the roster -- and maybe become their next undrafted gem. Standing out as a returner will help his chances, too

Fun fact: Miller was named South Carolina's Mr. Football in 2005

Albert McClellan | OLB/DE | #47

What we know: The undrafted free agent was named the 2006 Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year, but he didn't have the same kind of production after blowing out his knee in 2007

What he needs to prove: McClellan, who had 19.5 sacks in 48 games at Marshall, is a serious longshot to make the Ravens' roster, given their depth at his position. But if he gets after the quarterback in camp, he could play himself into the conversation

Fun fact: McClellan attended Kathleen High School in Lakeland, Fla. -- the same high school as Ray Lewis

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