Photo of B.J. Coleman
Drafted By: Packers

Combine Results

Grade
68.2 ?
  • 109.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 7.07 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 4.38 SEC
    Top Performer

Draft Analysis:

Bucky Brooks' take: The Packers have always developed young quarterbacks well since the Ron Wolf era. Coleman could be the next pupil to benefit from the on-field tutelage of Mike McCarthy.

  • 6'3" Height
  • 31 5/8" Arm Length
  • 233LBS. Weight
  • 10 3/8" Hands

Overview

Coleman started for three years at Tennessee-Chattanooga (though he missed four games in 2011 due to a sprained right shoulder) after transferring from Tennessee, where he was displaced as a starter in the spring of his sophomore year. He has good size and is an accurate passer who has shown that he has the qualities of an NFL starter. He has fourth-round value based on his skillset and production.

Analysis

Strengths

Coleman has a quick set-up and plays with a good sense of urgency. He is athletic when scrambling and can get the ball to receivers both in short and long passing situations. He is a leader and makes good decisions. Coleman can really drive the ball and shows NFL-level zip on his throws.

Weaknesses

Coleman has struggled with his route progression and locating second receivers. He is good pocket awareness but can be rattled by pressure. He will occasionally hold on to the ball and take sacks rather than distribute to viable outlets.
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Grade Title Draft (Round) Description
96-100 Future Hall of Famer Top Pick A once-in-a-generation type prospect who could change how his position is played
85-95 Immediate Starter 1st An impact player with the ability/intangibles to become a Pro Bowl player. Expect to start immediately except in a unique situation (i.e. behind a veteran starter).
70-84 Eventual Starter 2nd-3rd A quality player who will contribute to the team early on and is expected to develop into a starter. A reliable player who brings value to the position.
50-69 Draftable Player 4th-7th A prospect with the ability to make team as a backup/role player. Needs to be a special teams contributor at applicable positions. Players in the high range of this category might have long-term potential.
20-49 Free Agent UDFA A player with solid measurables, intangibles, college achievements, or a developing skill that warrants an opportunity in an NFL camp. In the right situation, he could earn a place on a 53-man roster, but most likely will be a practice squad player or a camp body.

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