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Grade
5.03 ?
  • 4.52 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 36.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 126.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 7.06 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 4.18 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 11.52 SEC
    Top Performer
Blue Star  =  Top Performer
  • 6'1" Height
  • 32" Arm Length
  • 217LBS. Weight
  • 9 1/2" Hands

Overview

2013: Played in 13 games with eight starts. Missed Purdue game due to a hamstring injury. Led team in receiving yards (622) and touchdowns (6). 2012: Played in all 13 games with seven starts. Led team in receiving yards with 524. 2011: Only played in five games due to foot injury. 2010: Appeared in all 13 games with one start. 2009: Redshirted with stress fracture in foot.

Analysis

Strengths

Looks the part with excellent size. Shows the ability to track and adjust. Extends to snatch throws away from his body. Strong and productive after the catch. Good leaping ability. Flashes playmaking ability. Has special-teams experience. Untapped potential.

Weaknesses

Needs to get functionally stronger and play with more physicality. Lacks elite top-end speed to separate vertically. Route running needs refinement. Average suddenness in and out of breaks. Lets some throws into his body and drops have been an issue. Intermittent intensity. Has underachiever traits -- motivation and work ethic should be examined.

Bottom Line

Big, talented, underachieving flanker who showed signs of life as a senior after injuries and inconsistency plagued his previous seasons. Is still rough around the edges and questionable hands and passion for the game could prevent him from reaching his ceiling.
-Nolan Nawrocki
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Grade Title
9.00-10 Once-in-lifetime player
8.00-8.99 Perennial All-Pro
7.50-7.99 Future All-Pro
7.00-7.49 Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.50-6.99 Chance to become Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.00-6.49 Should become instant starter
5.50-5.99 Chance to become NFL starter
5.20-5.49 NFL backup or special teams potential
5.01-5.19 Better-than-average chance to make NFL roster
5.00 50-50 Chance to make NFL roster
4.75-4.99 Should be in an NFL training camp
4.50-4.74 Chance to be in an NFL training camp
No Grade Likely needs time in developmental league.
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