The 4th pick in the 6th round, and 188th overall sends the Florida native to Boston.
Joshuah Bledsoe, best remembered for his game saving pass breakup against LSU this past season, became the 4th member of the Missouri Tigers to be drafted this year when he was selected in the 6th round today.
Bledsoe joins Tyree Gillespie as the first Tigers drafted at Safety from Missouri since William Moore was drafted in the 2009 draft by Atlanta.
— NFL Draft (@NFLDraft) May 1, 2021
— Mizzou Football (@MizzouFootball) May 1, 2021
Missouri safety Joshuah Bledsoe: sixth round, No. 188:
5-foot-11, 201 pounds
46 games played, 22 starts
Slot and safety experience
“Mentality of a linebacker,” per @dpbrugler
“Special teams appeal due to range and tackling skill”, per Ourlads scouting guide
— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) May 1, 2021
— Pats Pulpit (@patspulpit) May 1, 2021
— ROCK Mask-up NATION (@RockMNation) May 1, 2021
Congrats, Josh! Can’t wait to watch you in New England playing for Bill Belichick ** shudders **.