BOSTON (CBS) -- The New England Patriots added 11 new players to their roster through the NFL draft this weekend, meaning fans have some homework to do before Training Camp begins in July.
But don't worry, we'll do most of the heavy research for you.
Of those 11 new players, seven of them are on defense, three are on offense, and yes, they even drafted a long snapper -- in the fifth round. Does it get any more Belichick than that?
Here's all you need to know about the 11 newest members of the New England Patriots.
Defensive Lineman Malcom Brown
- Selected in first round, 32nd overall out of Texas.
- Brown is a big boy at 6-foot-2 and 320-pounds.
- Started playing football at the age of seven, and also lettered in basketball and track and field in high school.
- Was named a consensus All-American at Texas in 2014 after recording 71 tackles (15 for a loss) and 6.5 sacks in 13 games. He was the first defensive tackle to lead Texas in tackles for loss and sacks since 1984.
- Was a finalist for both the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, given to the nation's top defensive player, and Outland Trophy, awarded to the top interior lineman, in 2014.
- Brown married his long-time girlfriend, Faith, prior to his junior year at Texas. They have two young daughters together, Rayna and Mayah.
- You can follow him on Twitter: @MalcomBrown_90
Safety Jordan Richards
- Selected in second round, 64th overall out of Stanford.
- Stands at 5-foot-11 and weighs in at 211-pounds.
- He's wicked smart. Richards was named to the Pac-12 All-Academic first team his last three years at Stanford, and won the National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award as a senior. On the field, he was named to the All-Pac-12 first team as a senior.
- Was a team captain at Stanford, and was called "Coach Richards" by his teammates starting his sophomore year.
- Finished his Stanford career with nine interceptions, picking off three passes each during his sophomore, junior and senior year. He also had five forced fumbles over his collegiate career.
- His father, Terrence, is a native of Natick, Massachusetts, and played football at Tufts from 1975-79.
Defensive Lineman Geneo Grissom
- Selected in third round, 97th overall out of Oklahoma.
- Stands at 6-foot-3 and weighs in at 262-pounds.
- Grissom played all along the defensive line, some linebacker, and even had a brief stint at tight end during his time at Oklahoma.
- Finished his career at Oklahoma with eight sacks, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.
- As a junior in the 2013 Sugar Bowl vs. Alabama, Grissom recorded a career-high 2.5 sacks, returned two fumbles (including an eight-yard touchdown return) and broke up a pass.
- Grissom is motivated by and plays for his father, Eugene, who battled a form of blood cancer while he was in high school. Eugene's cancer is now in remission, and he was able to attend the 2013 Sugar Bowl.
"He's the strongest man that I know, to fight the battle that he fought," Grissom told Tulsa World in September. "When he got diagnosed, he said cancer crawled into the wrong person.
"That mentality has always stuck with me. He's always instilled in me that nothing can beat you. You create your own reality and your happiness is up to you."
- You can follow him on Twitter: @Geneo_G
Defensive Lineman Trey Flowers
- Selected in fourth round, 101st overall out of Arkansas.
- Stands at 6-foot-2 and weighs in at 266-pounds.
- Flowers was a All-SEC second team pick in 2014 when he recorded 68 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss and six sacks.
- He was a three-year starter at Arkansas and finished his Razorbacks career with 18 sacks.
- He was selected to the SEC All-Freshman team after recording 28 tackles, a sack, and two pass breakups in 13 games (three starts) his first year in college.
- Flowers also played basketball at Columbia High School in Huntsville, Alabama.
- You can follow him on Twitter: @III_Flowers
Guard Tre' Jackson
- Selected in fourth round, 111th overall out of Florida State.
- Stands at 6-foot-4 and weighs in at 330-pounds.
- Jackson was recruited by a number of schools as both a defensive tackle and an offensive lineman before choosing Florida State.
-He started all 14 games for the Seminoles as a sophomore.
- He was part of the nation's top offensive lines in 2013, along with current New England center Bryan Stork, when FSU set ACC and school records for total touchdowns (94), passing touchdowns (42) and the school record for rushing touchdowns (42).
- Jackson was named a unanimous All-American and to the All-ACC first team in 2014.
- Was named South Team MVP at the 2015 Senior Bowl.
- You can follow him on Twitter: @TreJackson54
Offensive Lineman Shaq Mason
- Selected in fourth round, 131st overall out of Georgia Tech.
- Stands at 6-foot-1 and weighs in at 300-pounds.
- Has one of the greatest names in sports: Shaquille Olajuwon Mason.
"I was born in 1993, so that was around [Shaquille O'Neal's] prime," Mason said. "My mom was a huge Shaq fan and she also liked Hakeem Olajuwon, and she gave me the first and middle names of them."
- Was named to the All-American first team and All-ACC second team his senior year.
- Started playing football at the age of six.
- You can follow him on Twitter: @ShaqDiesel_70
Long Snapper Joe Cardona
- Selected in fifth round, 166th overall out of Navy.
- Stands at 6-foot-2 and weighs in at 242-pounds.
- Was a two-sport athlete in high school who lettered twice in football and all four years in lacrosse.
- When he graduates on May 22, Cardona will become the first graduating midshipman to have been drafted since 1993, when the Green Bay Packers selected defensive tackle Bob Kuberski in the seventh round.
- Will serve as a surface warfare officer in Norfolk, Virginia following graduation, and his availability to the Patriots is unknown at the time.
- Was the starting longsnapper for the midshipmen all four years of his collegiate career, and was only the second freshman to start at position in the school's history.
- You can follow him on Twitter: @JoeCardona93
Linebacker Matthew Wells
- Selected in sixth round, 177th overall out of Mississippi State.
- Stands at 6-foot-2 and weighs in at 222-pounds.
- Known for his speed, Wells recorded 165 total tackles, including 22 tackles for loss, and six sacks during career at Mississippi State.
- Graduated from Mississippi State with a degree in human sciences in December 2014.
- Played linebacker and running back at Lawrence County High School, rushing for a combined 33 touchdowns as a junior and senior. He was also a star on the school's basketball team.
- Is legally blind in his right eye.
- You can follow him on Twitter: @bruhbruh601
Tight End A.J. Derby
- Selected in sixth round, 202nd overall out of Arkansas.
- Stands at 6-foot-4 and weighs in at 255-pounds.
- Is a converted quarterback who switched to tight end before his senior year at Arkansas. Derby hauled in 22 receptions for 303 yards and three touchdowns in his only season as a pass-catcher.
- He started his collegiate career at Iowa before transferring to Coffeyville Community College (Kansas) in 2012. He helped lead them to a Region IV semifinals, throwing for 1,936 yards and 22 touchdowns.
- Also played basketball and baseball at Iowa City High School, helping the basketball team win the state title as a sophomore.
- His father, John, played in the NFL for the Detroit Lions and Cleveland Browns after having a successful college career at Iowa.
- You can follow him on Twitter: @AJ_Derby
Cornerback Darryl Roberts
- Selected in seventh round, 247th overall out of Marshall.
- Stands at 6-feet and weighs in at 182-pounds.
- He finished his career at Marshall with 185 tackles (10.5 for loss) and 38 passes defended, including five interceptions. He had 17 passes defended his senior year.
- Was named All-Conference USA first team as a senior.
- Wasn't invited to the NFL Combine, but impressed at his Marshall Pro Day workout. He posted a 4.36 and a 4.39 in the 40-yard dash, a 39-inch vertical leap, an 11-1 broad jump, and bench pressed 225 pounds 23 times – which topped all cornerbacks who were invited to the Combine.
- Nickname is "Swagg."
- You can follow him on Twitter: @_Swaggdee
Linebacker Xzavier Dickson (7th round, 253rd overall)
- Selected in seventh round, 253rd overall out of Alabama.
- Stands at 6-foot-3 and weighs in at 260-pounds.
- Played in all 14 games in 2014 including nine starts for Alabama. Dickson led the Crimson Tide with 12.5 tackles for loss and 9.0 sacks.
- He missed the Sugar Bowl vs. Oklahoma in 2013 due to a suspension, reportedly for a verbal altercation with an Alabama staff member.
- You can follow him on Twitter: @Young_Datruth
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