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Draft Prospect Notes: Wide Receiver

Posted Apr 24, 2012

The writers of Patriots Football Weekly have done their homework on all the prospects in this year's NFL Draft. Now, you can download the actual notes they took on all the top players, broken down by position for your convenience.

The writers of Patriots Football Weekly have done their homework on all the prospects in this year's NFL Draft. Now, you can download the actual notes they took on all the top players, broken down by position for your convenience.

Download WR Draft Notes PDF >>


WIDE RECEIVERS

Pos. Rank Player School Ht. Wt. 40 Com
WR 1 Justin Blackmon* Oklahoma State 6-1 207 4.54  
Notes: [Andy Hart] Not elite FB speed, but makes people miss and fast enough. Good hands. [Erik Scalavino] Not the fastest straight-line speed, but is football fast, separating from defenders; great hands; dominant playmaker [Paul Perillo] Big-time playmker; Good strong hands; Explosive.


WR 2 Stephen Hill* Georgia Tech 6-4 215 4.57 4.36
Notes: [Andy Hart] Not a lot of production. Good but not great hands. Good jump ball guy. Great speed. [Erik Scalavino] . Raw talent; looks like he lumbers at times; a project [Paul Perillo] Great size and speed; Can catch in traffic; Could be special with development.


WR 3 Rueben Randle* LSU 6-3 210 4.57 4.55
Notes: [Andy Hart] OK hands. Good size and fight. Not overly quick, but VG straight speed. [Erik Scalavino] . Excellent size, speed; makes great adjustments to the ball; needs to catch more with hands, but has all the tools [Paul Perillo] Uses body well; Fast but not overly quick; Big plays.


WR 4 Kendall Wright Baylor 5-11 196 4.42 4.61
Notes: [Andy Hart] Good hands. Adjusts to ball. Fast enough. Athlete. Body Catches at times. Deep threat. [Erik Scalavino] . Great speed; versatility to play outside or in; can return kicks, too; great YAC [Paul Perillo] Great athlete; Home run threat; Good YAC; Finds creases.


WR 5 Michael Floyd Notre Dame 6-3 220 4.54 4.47
Notes: [Andy Hart] Not super quick or elusive. Solid hands. Physical. Alcohol issues. . [Erik Scalavino] . Great combo of size, speed, aggressiveness; willing blocker; sure-handed; makes plays [Paul Perillo] Ran lots of NFL routes; Goes after ball; Not always open; Uses body well.




THE REST:
Pos. Rank Player School Ht. Wt. 40 Com
WR   Brian Quick Appalachian State 6-4 220 4.63 4.55
Notes: [Andy Hart] 200 career catches. Good FB speed. Slashy YAC. Strong hands. Adsjusts to ball. [Erik Scalavino] Former hoop, has leaping ability, good “rebounding” ability for jump-balls; very raw talent, still, but seems to have potential [Paul Perillo] Gets deep; Strong; Dynamic; Questionable competition.


WR   Alshon Jeffery* South Carolina 6-3 216 4.56  
Notes: [Andy Hart] Fights for ball. Strong hands. Jerky route runner. Not quick. Not much separation. [Erik Scalavino] . Not a speedster, but uses big body well to outmuscle defenders; big-play ability [Paul Perillo] Great size but doesn't get open; Strong hands; Relies too much on frame.


WR   Mohamed Sanu* Rutgers 6-2 211 4.57 4.67
Notes: [Andy Hart] Lined up all over. PR. Not super quick or fast. Good body control. Solid, not elite. [Erik Scalavino] . Very athletic (Wildcat experience), versatile; catches with hands!; uses body well to adjust, box out defenders [Paul Perillo] See Jeffery; Good hands.


WR   Juron Criner Arizona 6-2 224 4.62 4.68
Notes: [Andy Hart] Lot of screens. Fights for ball. Not quick or fast. Not much seperation. Physical.. [Erik Scalavino] . Makes tough catches; adjusts body well; can play inside or out, it seems, or go deep; needs polish, but solid all around [Paul Perillo] Tough in traffic; Not overly open.


WR   T.Y. Hilton Florida International 5-10 183 4.48 4.3
Notes: [Andy Hart] Scary fast. Playmaker. Returner. Extra gear. Lot injuries.. [Erik Scalavino] . Injury history; KR ability; excels on reverses/end arounds [Paul Perillo] Dynamic playmaker; Great YAC; KR candidate.


WR   Ryan Broyles Oklahoma 5-10 192 4.52  
Notes: [Andy Hart] Great production. Quick. Fearless. Tough. Solid hands and body control. Fast enough. ACL. [Erik Scalavino] . Reminds of Deion Branch a bit; coming off ACL tear [Paul Perillo] slot type with lots of production; Good hands; Finds gaps.


WR   Eric Page* Toledo 5-9 186 4.53 4.6
Notes: [Andy Hart] Much quicker than fast. Versatile. Slippery. Fights for ball and yards. Fast enough. [Erik Scalavino] . Slot-type; not a burner; KR-PR ability; fumble issues (13 career) [Paul Perillo] Another slot type with good hands; Finds gaps.


WR   Marquis Maze Alabama 5-8 186 4.49 4.51
Notes: [Andy Hart] Nice hands. Adjusts to ball. Shifty. PR. Tough. Finishes. Good speed. [Erik Scalavino] .Slot/ return option; elusive [Paul Perillo] Good speed; decent hands. PR candidate.


WR   Nick Toon Wisconsin 6-2 215 4.52 4.54
Notes: [Andy Hart] Good size. Physical. OK speed. Not super quick. David Givens type. [Erik Scalavino]. Al Toon’s son; good hands; versatile; health issues a concern [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Chris Givens* Wake Forest 5-11 198 4.52 4.41
Notes: [Andy Hart] Quick but not elite FB speed. Too many drops. Ran lot end arounds. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Marvin McNutt Iowa 6-2 216 4.52 4.54
Notes: [Andy Hart] QB convert. Not much separation. Goes after ball. Good hands. FB speed?. [Erik Scalavino] . Former QB, very reliable hands; makes tough catches in traffic; solid all around [Paul Perillo] Good hands; doesn't get open consistently; Uses frame well.


WR   Dwight Jones North Carolina 6-3 230 4.53 4.55
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Jeff Fuller Texas A&M 6-3 223 4.52  
Notes: [Andy Hart] Good size. Not quick. Decent body control and hands. NFL No. 2 or 3. [Erik Scalavino] . Great size (6-4, 220), strength; overpowers corners; injury-prone, but playmaker when healthy [Paul Perillo] Excellent hands; Tough over the middle; Good strength.


WR   Joe Adams Arkansas 5-11 189 4.38 4.55
Notes: [Andy Hart] Shifty. Fast enough. Makes people miss. Route runner who looks for big play. [Erik Scalavino] . Not great hands, but makes big plays; quick and elusive [Paul Perillo] Great speed and elusiveness but too often looks for big play; So-so receiver.


WR   Tommy Streeter* Miami 6-4 219 4.49 4.4
Notes: [Andy Hart] 1 year wonder. Raw. Long strider. Good size, but not much else. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   DeVier Posey Ohio State 6-2 211 4.54 4.5
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Patrick Edwards Houston 5-9 172 4.44  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Jermaine Kearse Washington 6-0 209 4.5 4.58
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Marvin Jones California 6-2 199 4.53 4.46
Notes: [Andy Hart] Good quickness. Uses hands. Makes people miss. PR. Not great seperation. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.
WR   Jairus Wright Arkansas 5-10 182 4.34 4.42
Notes: [Andy Hart] Adjusts to ball. Weaver after catch. Good hands. Nothing stands out as special. [Erik Scalavino] . Versatile, tough for his size; has down-field speed; overachieves, perhaps [Paul Perillo] Good hands; quick feet; Shoots down the seam; Not bad.


WR   Rishard Matthews Nevada 6-0 217 4.54 4.62
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino]. JC transfer; still raw talent, but solid hands [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Jordan White Western Michigan 6-0 208 4.54 4.69
Notes: [Andy Hart] 2 ACLs. Two productive years. Scrappy. Tough. Reliable. Takes lot of big hits.. [Erik Scalavino] . ACL history; JC transfer; serviceable possession receiver; nothing special [Paul Perillo] Doesn't get open; Look like a TE but not that bog; Tough with good hands.


WR   Gerell Robinson Arizona State 6-3 227 4.58 4.62
Notes: [Andy Hart] Long stride. Not quick. Not overly fluid athlete. Good hands. Makes some plays. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Questionable speed; Good hands; Tough in traffic.


WR   A.J. Jenkins Illinois 6-0 190 4.49 4.39
Notes: [Andy Hart] Raw route runner. Doesn't play quick. Not elite FB speed.. [Erik Scalavino] . Not the best hands, but tends to get open more often than not and sells out to make the catch [Paul Perillo] Breakaway speed; Unspectacular.


WR   Tim Benford Tennessee Tech 5-11 205 4.52 4.59
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   T.J. Graham North Carolina State 5-11 188 4.36 4.41
Notes: [Andy Hart] PR. KOR. Track guy. More fast than quick. [Erik Scalavino]. Speedster (4.36) [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Devon Wylie Fresno State 5-9 187 4.38 4.39
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   B.J. Cunningham Michigan State 6-1 211 4.59 4.59
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Lance Lewis East Carolina 6-1 209 4.5  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Lavon Brazill Ohio 5-11 192 4.49 4.48
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Jarrett Boykin Virginia Tech 6-2 217 4.64 4.72
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Keshawn Martin Michigan State 5-11 188 4.44 4.45
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Danny Coale Virginia Tech 6-0 201 4.43 4.5
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Mike Willie Arizona State 6-2 217 4.59  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Aldarius Johnson* Miami 6-2 212 4.57  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Dorian Graham* Syracuse 5-10 185 4.32  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Damaris Johnson* Tulsa 5-7 170 4.42  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Travis Benjamin Miami 5-9 172   4.36
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Greg Childs Arkansas 6-3 219   4.55
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Josh Cooper Oklahoma State 5-11 190    
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Darius Hanks Alabama 6-0 184   4.66
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Junior Hemingway Michigan 6-1 225   4.53
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Jerrell Jackson Missouri 6-0 196   4.62
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Kashif Moore Uconn 5-9 180   4.42
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Derek Moye Penn State 6-4 209   4.52
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   Chris Owusu Stanford 5-11 196   4.36
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


WR   James Rodgers Oregon State 5-7 184   4.67
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


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