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Draft Prospect Report: Tight Ends

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Pos. Rank Player School Ht. Wt. 40
TE 1 Brandon Pettigrew Oklahoma State 6-5 263 4.85
Notes:[Andy Hart] Decent hands, but not quick or fast. All around tight end in college.[Erik Scalavino]Style of play reminiscent of Ben Coates.[Paul Perillo]Great size but not overly fast or quick; Decent hands; Not a lot to watch on tape.
TE 2 Chase Coffman Missouri 6-6 244 4.83
Notes:[Andy Hart] Ultra productive. Very good hands. Decent athlete but speed/quickness questions.[Erik Scalavino]A bit of a plodder, but has great hands. Questions about his blocking ability.[Paul Perillo] Great hands; Pretty athletic despite average speed; Great weapon as pass catcher.
TE 3 Jared Cook South Carolina 6-5 246 4.45
Notes:[Andy Hart] Freak athletically. Adjusts to ball and uses hands well. Not as productive as expected. Pure mismatch.[Erik Scalavino] Very fast for a big guy. Questionable blocking ability, however. [Paul Perillo]Stretches field with athleticism; Smooth runner with soft hands; Makes plays.
TE 4 Cornelius Ingram Florida 6-4 245 4.63
Notes:[Andy Hart] Decent hands. Lean build. Good athlete. Playmaker coming off ACL injury.[Erik Scalavino]Thin-looking frame, but very strong and athletic.[Paul Perillo]Great athlete with good body control; Plays well in space; Coming off serious knee injury.
TE 5 Shawn Nelson Southern Miss 6-5 240 4.56
Notes:* [Andy Hart] WR-like pass catcher. Goes and gets the ball. Athletic. Toughness?[Erik Scalavino] On the lighter side for a tight end. Adequate game film, but nothing impressive stands out.[Paul Perillo*] Deep threat with big-play ability; Very athletic for position; Small frame could make blocking a problem.

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Pos. Rank Player School Ht. Wt. 40
TE James Casey Rice 6-3 246 4.71
Notes: [Andy Hart] Does it all. Good possession guy, fights in traffic. Mature. Good athlete.[Erik Scalavino]Amazing, versatile athlete. The best at this position. Similar to Tim Tebow when running the Wildcat.[Paul Perillo]Versatile with good hands; Not much of a runner, more of a bull; Overachiever.
TE Travis Beckum Wisonsin 6-3 243 4.63
Notes: [Andy Hart] Body catches at times. Decent athlete. Very productive. Small build.[Erik Scalavino] Looks more like a wide receiver. May need to switch to that position at the next level. [Paul Perillo]Small but great hands; Makes tough catches in traffic; Productive but lacks size for TE.
TE Bear Pascoe Fresno State 6-5 251 4.97
Notes: [Andy Hart] Traditional TE. Blocker. Plays tough. Not a playmaker but goes after ball well. Powerful runner.[Erik Scalavino] Excellent combination of size and athleticism. Very hard to bring down after the catch. [Paul Perillo]Great size; Lacks speed but finds openings; Solid late prospect.
TE Ryan Purvis Boston College 6-4 255 4.83
[Andy Hart] Slow. Old school. Lot of production with Matt Ryan. Not great athlete. Solid hands. Good in traffic. [Erik Scalavino]No Comments. [Paul Perillo]Good hands but lacks speed and athleticism; Made the routine look difficult.
TE Brian Mandeville Northeastern 6-6 255 4.78
Heart condition detected at Scouting Combine, effectively ending his pursuit of NFL.
TE John Phillips Virginia 6-5 251 4.77
Notes: [Andy Hart] All-around TE from pro system. Big target. Decent athlete.[Erik Scalavino] Perfect size for the position. Has the ability to get open downfield in the passing game.[Paul Perillo]Great size; Good hands and body control; Runs good routes; Not fast but showed athleticism.
TE Jared Bronson Central Washington 6-4 254 4.67
No footage available.
TE Cameron Morrah California 6-4 252 4.74
Notes: [Andy Hart] Insert Comments.[Erik Scalavino]Solid player. Doesn't wow, but gets the job done.[Paul Perillo] Pretty athletic with good hands; Moves well; Was consistently open on tape.
TE Anthony Hill North Carolina State 6-5 262 4.81
Notes: [Andy Hart] True TE. Blocker. Not overly fast or quick. Catches well with hands and fights for ball in traffic.[Erik Scalavino] Lumbering big body. Unimpressive game film.[Paul Perillo] Good, strong hands to make catches in traffic; Lacks speed; Not a big-play threat.
TE Davon Drew East Carolina 6-4 256 4.78
Notes: [Andy Hart] Solid. Goes and gets the ball. Good athlete. Decent game speed. Good RZ target. Former QB.[Erik Scalavino]Speedy for his size. Very athletic former QB at ECU.[Paul Perillo]Good athlete with soft hands; Catches ball away from his body; Solid late prospect with potential.
TE Nick Walker Alabama 6-5 245 4.92
No footage available.
TE Steve Brouse Connecticut 6-4 252 4.89
No footage available.

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