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2020 NFL Draft Scouting Report: WR Jerry Jeudy


Big Board ranking: #14

Positional ranking: #3

 

Overview

Position: WR

College: Alabama

Class: Junior

Age: 20

 

Measurables

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 193 lbs.

Arm length: 32 1/8”

Hand size: 9 1/2”

 

Athletic testing

40-yard dash: 4.45 sec.

Vertical jump: 35.0”

Broad jump: 120.0”

Bench press: N/A

3-cone drill: N/A

Short shuttle: 4.53 sec.

 

Strengths

Extremely smooth route runner. Technician that can lineup outside or in the slot. Uses subtle head movements to fool cornerbacks. Deceptive ability to stop and start in his route. Soft hands and snatches passes away from his frame. Gets down to grab low passes. Has the speed to get behind the defense or outrun defenders with the ball in his hands. Does an exceptional job tracking the deep ball. Knows how to create leverage and stack the cornerback. Very good slowing down to get his feet in on the sideline. Uses a lighting stutter release to beat press coverage. Effortlessly accelerates and decelerates. Puts defenders on skates with double moves. Elusive with an effective juke move. Reliable target sitting in the hole against zone coverage. Does a quality job mirroring as a blocker.

 

Weaknesses

Prone to the occasional focus drop. Hands are less reliable in contested coverage. Can struggle a bit getting off a jam using a straight release. Benefitted from single coverage in a loaded offense.

 

NFL comparison

Reggie Wayne

 

Conclusion

Overall, Jeudy is an all-around receiver that combines smoothness, fundamentals, natural receiving skills, and athleticism to make plays all over the field. Teams in need of a big-time offensive weapon should look to Jeudy as a potential top-15 selection.

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