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Alex Highsmith is training with pass-rushing coach Brandon Jordan this offseason


(Screenshot of Alex Highsmith training via @CoachBTJordan on Twitter)


Two days ago the Renegade Blitz mentioned that Alex Highsmith has been working out with Tarance Williams, who is the owner of Beast Behavior in Wilmington, N.C. The second-year outside linebacker is also working out with pass-rushing coach Brandon Jordan this offseason.


Jordan posted a video of him training Highsmith on his Twitter account yesterday.

In the videos that Jordan posted, Highsmith was working out with former Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon and other NFL players or college players at Division 1 schools.


Jordan is one of the best pass-rushing coaches in the country and has trained Bud Dupree in the past, along with training the Steelers' defensive lineman and outside linebackers last summer prior to the start of training camp.


With Dupree signing with the Titans in free agency, Highsmith will now be the starting outside linebacker on the right side. He'll have big shoes to fill with replacing Dupree, but he was impressive late in the year last season when he took over for Dupree after he suffered a season-ending ACL tear in Week 12 against the Ravens.


Highsmith started five games in 2020 and finished the season with 48 total tackles, 30 of them being solos, two sacks, five tackles for losses, six quarterback hits, one pass defended and one interception.


Highsmith will be looking to raise his game in his second year and training with Jordan in the offseason is a good place to start.









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