Photo of Donald Celiscar

Combine Results

Grade
5.35 ?
  • 4.62 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 120.0 INCH
    Top Performer

Draft Analysis:

  • 5'11" Height
  • 31 3/8" Arm Length
  • 194LBS. Weight
  • 9 1/4" Hands

Overview

2014: First-team All-MAC. Started all 13 games. 2013: Second-team All-MAC. Played in all 12 games with 11 starts. 2012: Started all 12 games. 2011: Played in 11 games with four starts.


Pro Day Results


40-yard dash: 4.59 seconds
Vertical jump: 32 1/2 inches
Broad jump: 10 feet, 3 inches
3-cone: 6.97 seconds
Short shuttle: 4.29 seconds
Bench: 13 reps of 225 pounds

Analysis

Strengths

Plays smothering brand of coverage. Thick through hips and thighs with power to manhandle slow or weak receivers from press coverage. Works overtime to stay wired to his man. Excels in trail coverage and has the the feet and feel to shut it down against comebacks or outs and swarm the route. Plays the ball with an attacking style and excellent timing to disrupt the catch. Has quick, bouncy feet with desired short-area recovery ability. Has no problem throwing himself into the fray in run support.

Weaknesses

Average athlete. Gets tilted in coverage by good route runners. Shows marginal recovery speed on extended routes. Too reliant on his hands to corral receivers at the top of their route, which could lead to flags at the next level. Doesn't have the deep speed to fade his aggressive tendencies when receivers fool him with varied route speed and get over the top.

Draft Projection

Round 6

NFL Comparison

Glover Quin

Bottom Line

Physical, ball-hawking cornerback who is at his best in bump-and-run coverage. Celiscar allowed just 35.7 percent of passes his way to be completed in 2014 and posted 33 passes defensed and seven interceptions over the last two seasons. His ball skills are no fluke, but his lack of deep speed and fluidity could limit his draft standing and force him into a zone-based defense. It's hard to get a read on his open-field instincts, but it wouldn't be a surprise to see a team consider him at safety in the pros.
-Lance Zierlein
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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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