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Scout warns of WR Jeffrey's weight problems

South Carolina wide receiver Alshon Jeffrey is like the rich man's version of Vontaze Burfict. Jeffrey is the well-known college star that once appeared destined for the top of the first round that doesn't look as strong under the harsh glare of the pre-draft spotlight.

While Burfict could fall all the way out of the draft, Jeffrey figures only to drop to round two or three. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel explains why:

"Known for sense of entitlement, poor work habits. His production took a nosedive last year (1,517 yards to 762). Weight fluctuates."

That weight has become a hot topic. The Jets are reportedly interested in Jeffrey, but one scout told ESPNNewYork that Jeffrey had a "gut" during the season. The same scout said Jeffrey loves to eat. Jeffrey's weight ballooned to 240 during the season before falling to 216 for the Combine.

Big-bodied receivers that struggle to separate often struggle at the NFL level. Jeffrey relied on his ability to overpower college defenders, but that won't work at the next level.

Jeffrey sounds a lot like Seahawks receiver Mike Williams coming out of USC. The difference: There is no Matt Millen to take him in the top ten.

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