Meet the Patriots' 2011 draft picks
Pick: 2d round, 33d overall
Of note: Dowling is big and fast (6-1, 198 pound; ran 4.40 40-yard dash), but has been injury prone. He played in five games in 2010 and did not have an interception, but was an All-ACC second-teamer in 2009 and had three interceptions. He dispelled any questions regarding his health.
"Im feeling great. Im 100 percent. If we had camp tomorrow, Id be ready to go," he said.