We continue our Scouting 49ers' Scouts series with a look back on some of the draft-eligible players from the college football games 49ers' scouts attended during Week 10. The Internet, and Twitter in particular, provide some insight into where NFL teams are sending scouts for college football games. We will likely never know the full list of games, but it does give us some insight.
Thanks to Chase Goodbread and the folks at NFL.com's College Football 24/7, along with various sources on Twitter, we have a look at some of the Week 10 action where 49ers' scouts were credentialed to attend.
* = indicates junior status
** = indicates redshirt sophomore status
+ = injury status
Western Michigan Broncos vs. Ball State Cardinals - Trent Baalke visit
QB Zach Terrell, No. 11, 6'2" - 204 lbs., 4.89 40 - (7th)
WR Corey Davis, No. 84, 6'3" - 213 lbs., 4.48 40 - (2nd)
OT Taylor Moton, No. 72, 6'5" - 328 lbs., 5.31 40 - (2nd-3rd)
DE Keion Adams, No. 1, 6'2" - 245 lbs., 4.79 40 - (UDFA)
WR Corey Davis, No. 84: It's hard to get recognition when one does not play in one of the Power 5 Conferences, but one wide receiver in particular has been turning heads with his consistency and production. Corey Davis is a big, tough, extremely reliable receiver with impressive and clean route running abilities displaying excellent fluidity and an impressive quickness to his game. He showcases great awareness and concentration plucking balls away from his frame utilizing sound body control, length, strong hands, and fantastic ball skills. Davis has also added more weight to his frame, which should bode well with his physical and aggressive nature attacking the football. He shows a great ability to separate from defenders with his short-area burst and suddenness, and possess good deep speed to take the top off coverages. A complete productive receiver easily capable of working underneath and over the top.
Davis doesn't possess elite speed, but he has added additional weight and strength to his game creating more explosion and the opportunity to be more consistent in winning contested battles. Playing outside the Power 5 will always have concerns on the level of competition. A good outing at the Senior Bowl will only improve his stock.
WR KeVonn Mabon, No. 16, 6'2" - 215 lbs., 4.54 40 - (7th-UDFA)
OT Drake Miller, No. 78, 6'5" - 307 lbs., 5.32 40 - (UDFA)
OLB Joshua Posley, No. 57, 6'1" - 254 lbs., 4.82 40 - (7th)
ILB Sean Wiggins, No. 3, 6'3" - 232 lbs., 4.86 40 - (UDFA)
CB Darius Conaway, No. 4, 6'1" - 189 lbs., 4.55 40 - (UDFA) suspended indefinitely
SS Martez Hester, No. 21, 6'3" - 201 lbs., 4.57 40 - (UDFA)
OLB Joshua Posley, No. 57, is an explosive athlete with great quickness, burst, closing speed, change of direction skills, and agility. Posley plays with aggression and a high motor, and although he needs to improve his functional strength, he has a quick burst off the line of scrimmage displaying excellent speed and quickness penetrating through gaps and/or defending the back-side utilizing his agility and quickness to infiltrate with active hands and a violent punch pulling opponents off balance and turning shoulders quickly moving around them staying skinny to slice through and disrupt the backfield. Posley also displays solid pass rush skills with a quick spin move and impressive swim move always fighting to win at the point of attack. He displays good skills at stacking and shedding (area in need of improvement), playing the front-side displaying quick nimble feet navigating through the trash, and fair hand usage (will need to improve hand technique and gain functional strength at the next level). Furthermore, Posley shows great awareness, a relentless motor, solid closing speed, and is impressive against the run hitting with explosion.
Toledo Rockets vs. Akron Zips - Trent Baalke visit
RB Kareem Hunt, No. 3, 5'11" - 225 lbs., 4.59 40 - (4th-5th)
TE Michael Roberts, No. 80, 6'5" - 270 lbs., 4.93 40 - (UDFA)
OT Storm Norton, No. 74, 6'8" - 306 lbs., 5.18 40 - (6th-7th)
DT Treyvon Hester, No. 91, 6'3" - 300 lbs., 5.09 40 - (6th)
+OLB Jaylen Coleman, No. 44, 6'0" - 235 lbs., 4.85 40 - (UDFA) Out for year torn ACL.
SS DeJuan Rogers, No. 23, 6'0" - 190 lbs., 4.60 40 - (UDFA)
RB Kareem Hunt, No. 3, is a physical and aggressive running back with nice burst, patience, vision, and power to his game. Hunt is good inside and outside of tackles with great quickness and wiggle (terrific feet), plays with low pad level and excellent balance generating a lot of power in his stocky and thick frame, and breaks tackles always falling forward. Shows good speed bursting to daylight, but does not possess a second gear. Shows great vision and short area quickness, and displays solid reliable hands as a pass catcher (solid threat in the screen game). Hunt is a nimble bruiser with vision that can play in a zone or gap scheme and may be best utilized in a running back-by-committee due to style of play and injury concerns.
WR JoJo Natson Jr., No. 9, 5'6" - 151 lbs., 4.42 40 - (UDFA)
DE Se'Von Pittman, No. 90, 6'3" - 260 lbs., 4.84 40 - (7th-UDFA)
+OLB Jamal Marcus, No. 34, 6'2" - 249 lbs., 4.64 40 - (7th-UDFA) Will require season-ending surgery at some point, but is currently playing a few plays per game.
CB DeAndre Scott, No. 6, 5'11" - 185 lbs., 4.53 40 - (UDFA)
CB Bryce Jones, No. 17, 6'0" - 178 lbs., 4.56 40 - (UDFA)
*WR John Ross, No. 1, 5'10" - 190 lbs., 4.35 40 - (1st-2nd)
TE Darrell Daniels, No. 15, 6'4" - 246 lbs., 4.44 40 - (6th)
OG Jake Eldrenkamp, No. 52, 6'5" - 285 lbs., 5.08 40 - (UDFA)
DE/OLB Joe Mathis, No. 5, 6'2" - 256 lbs., 4.86 40 - (5th-6th)
**DT Vita Vea, No. 50, 6'5" - 332 lbs., 5.19 40 - (1st-2nd)
*DT Elijah Qualls, No. 11, 6'1" - 321 lbs., 5.37 40 - (2nd)
OLB Psalm Wooching, No. 28, 6'4" - 230 lbs., 4.76 40 - (7th)
*ILB Azeem Victor, No. 36, 6'3" - 230 lbs., 4.74 40 - (2nd-3rd)
*CB Sidney Jones, No. 26, 6'0" - 180 lbs., 4.49 40 - (1st)
CB Kevin King, No. 20, 6'3" - 190 lbs., 4.56 40 - (4th-5th)
*FS Budda Baker, No. 32, 5'10" - 192 lbs., 4.35 40 - (1st)
K Cameron Van Winkle, No. 48, 5'10" - 190 lbs., 4.84 40 - (UDFA)
TE Darrell Daniels, No. 15, is a former wide receiver turned tight end with a great blend of speed, size, and athleticism. The hybrid Daniels is essentially a big natural receiver with a good suddenness in his game. Shows the ability to separate from defenders and extends hands away from body making the grab with soft hands. Displays a good ability as a detached blocker blocking in space, and has improved as a blocker end of line at the point of attack. Will need more consistency with his hands (catching) and blocking.
**DT Vita Vea, No. 50, is a very strong defender with great size, length, power, and athleticism. A large stout run stuffer, Vea showcases power at the point of attack, capable of handling two-gaps, great in collapsing the pocket, has sound awareness to stop ball carriers next to him utilizing good hand technique (great power in hands) stacking and shedding, and plays with good leverage and power with a high motor chasing down ball carriers coming off back-side blocks. The former high school basketball athlete and Bay Area native has quick feet with balance possessing great lateral agility navigating impressively through the trash. The space-eater two-gap defender is extremely stout against the run dominating front-side blocks at the point of attack and displays great quickness for a man his size. He has the versatility to play nose guard in a 3-4, as well as the 5-technique, which makes Vea an ideal fit for the 49ers.
*ILB Azeem Victor, No. 36, is an aggressive and ferocious long-limbed linebacker that hits with explosion and has a nastiness in his game. Shows a great ability to take on the run at the point of attack defeating blocks separating with hands and gets up the field with nice closing speed. Displays the ability to go sideline-to-sideline covering a lot of area in the field with impressive speed and chase pursuit. Shows solid instincts and awareness, and is a playmaker in space.
*CB Sidney Jones, No. 26, is one of the top corner prospects in this years' draft class. Jones is an amazing athlete on the field showcasing tremendous quickness, burst, speed, balance, aggression, fluidity, instincts, ball skills, and athleticism. He plays with good patience excelling in off-coverage with great awareness, aggression, and excellent ball skills with a nose for the ball (will close and snatch in a blink). Jones also shows good hand usage and physicalness in press with nice fluid hips, quick feet, and stays on the hip pocket when trailing (excellent awareness playing with his back to the quarterback). He is technically sound as a cover corner and solid in run support and is an eager tackler. Has durability concerns due to a thin frame and lack of bulk.
*FS Budda Baker, No. 32, is a sensational safety with an excellent combination of fluidity, speed, agility, instincts, and top-notch athleticism. The former high school outstanding track athlete bestows impressive explosion, quick feet, elite speed, solid change of direction skills, and a great ability to cover a lot of space all over the field. An aggressive defender that plays bigger than his size, Baker shows excellent quickness and closing speed aggressively challenging opponents in run support, and is an excellent tackler in space utilizing sound angles finishing plays. Displays tremendous instincts and the speed to challenge receivers with terrific ball skills.
QB Davis Webb, No. 7, 6'5" - 230 lbs., 4.86 40 - (3rd)
RB Khalfani Muhammad, No. 29, 5'9" - 175 lbs., 4.37 40 - (7th-UDFA)
*WR Chad Hansen, No. 6, 6'2" - 205 lbs., 4.54 40 - (4th)
OT Steven Moore, No. 64, 6'6" - 310 lbs., 5.18 40 - (UDFA)
OG Chris Borrayo, No. 66, 6'3" - 325 lbs., 5.26 40 - (UDFA)
DE DeVante Wilson, No. 95, 6'5" - 260 lbs., 4.78 40 - (UDFA)
CB Antoine Albert, No. 14, 6'1" - 190 lbs., 4.53 40 - (UDFA)
+SS Damariay Drew, No. 27, 6'0" - 205 lbs., 4.53 40 - (7th-UDFA) Out for the year torn ACL.
LS Bradley Northnagel, No. 48, 6'3" - 245 lbs., 5.12 40 - (UDFA)
QB Davis Webb, No. 7, is a graduate transfer from Texas Tech showcasing ideal size, length, solid accuracy, decent mobility, good and quick decision making, big-time arm with a quick motion and snappy release, solid vision, and great field awareness. A technician processing information efficiently operating in an up-tempo Air/Bear Raid offense, Webb is an exciting player to watch take apart defenses at every level, where he can beat defenders with quick passes, drive passes in tight windows, great ball placement, throws with touch and precision, or gracefully lofts one over-the-top with amazing touch. He shows poise standing tall in the pocket with impressive footwork and is always looking downfield. Although he is not overly athletic, Webb displays good movement in the pocket, and when pressure forces him to scramble, he consistently keeps his eyes downfield looking to pass squaring up to make impressive throws on the run. Operating exclusively from the shotgun, Webb will need to learn to operate under center at the next level. A very intelligent prospect with an outstanding work ethic, the grit and toughness absorbing hits in the pocket, and a prototypical NFL quarterback frame.
WR Amba Etta-Tawo, No. 84, 6'2" - 202 lbs., 4.54 40 - (5th)
WR Brisly Estime, No. 1, 5'9" - 183 lbs., 4.46 40 - (UDFA)
ILB Marqez Hodge, No. 33, 5'11" - 219 lbs., - (UDFA)
WR Amba Etta-Tawo, No. 84, boasts an excellent combination of size, length, speed, awareness, and athleticism. Etta-Tawo plays physical with sound technique, impressive quickness, good usage of his hands to create separation, and long speed (very deceptive and eats ground fast). He is a fluid route runner with a smoothness and sound technique to his game. Etta-Tawo displays good bend on breaks coming out quickly with great athleticism, great footwork, quickness, and decent burst. He is a natural pass catcher with very strong soft reliable hands extending arms to make the catch and excellent ball skills. Solid in intermediate routes and although he does not possess elite speed capable of taking top off coverages, he does win deep match-ups with technique, length, body control, superb ball skills, and high pointing the catch with great athleticism. He is also displays impressive skills tracking the ball over his shoulder.
*QB Deshaun Watson, No. 4, 6'2" - 210 lbs., 4.64 40 - (1st)
*RB Wayne Gallman, No. 9, 6'1" - 215 lbs., 4.54 40 - (2nd)
*WR Mike Williams, No. 7, 6'3" - 220 lbs., 4.50 40 - (1st)
*WR Artavis Scott, No. 3, 5'11" - 190 lbs., 4.49 40 - (2nd-3rd)
TE Jordan Leggett, No. 16, 6'5" - 255 lbs., 4.73 40 - (2nd-3rd)
*OG Tyrone Crowder, No. 55, 6'2" - 330 lbs., 5.43 40 - (3rd)
C Jay Guillermo, No. 57, 6'2" - 325 lbs., 5.34 40 - (7th-UDFA)
DT Carlos Watkins, No. 94, 6'3" - 300 lbs., 5.06 40 - (2nd-3rd)
ILB Ben Boulware, No. 10, 6'0" - 240 lbs., 4.84 40 - (7th)
CB Cordrea Tankersley, No. 25, 6'0" - 195 lbs., 4.48 40 - (1st-2nd)
SS Jadar Johnson, No. 18, 6'0" - 205 lbs., 4.57 40 - (7th)
P Andy Teasdall, No. 32, 5'11" - 190 lbs., 4.90 40 - (UDFA)
*QB Deshaun Watson, No. 4, is arguably the top quarterback in this years' draft class. Although he's had an inconsistent 2016 season, Watson is a dynamic playmaker displaying terrific arm strength (can make throws all over the field with a quick delivery), excellent touch, top-notch athleticism with impressive footwork, superb football IQ with sound poise in the pocket (and outside of the pocket), excellent awareness, and solid accuracy (needs more consistency on downfield accuracy). On the run, Watson is fluid in motion with excellent vision, suddenness, speed, and is a chore to bring down with his strength and elusiveness. A true dual-threat athletic quarterback, Watson is a mature person with tremendous leadership skills and will be a great franchise quarterback at the next level. Tore his ACL in 2014, so durability will need to be monitored.
*RB Wayne Gallman, No. 9, is a physical running back with a complete game. Although he lacks elite explosion, Gallman displays quick feet (quick first step) always in motion, nice speed (impressive stop and start speed), and excellent vision with a great skill in making decisive cuts finding small holes and quickly slides his way through defenses with authority. He shows good balance running inside with the ability to make consecutive moves in a short area, and stays low (has a tendency to run upright) hitting the hole with power behind his pads. Gallman also shows skills as a solid pass catcher with soft reliable hands and extends to make the catch. One of the nation's top blockers in the backfield, Gallman is excellent in pass protection and run blocking bringing his aggressive physical play in all aspects of his game. An underrated three-down back that will find success at the next level.
*WR Mike Williams, No. 7, is a big-play target with a superb combination of size, length, deep speed, smoothness, and athleticism. He is extremely talented with great length, ball skills, body control, and speed (he gets to top speed very fast), but he also displays a suddenness to his game quickly getting in and out of his breaks with explosion and fighting for the ball utilizing his massive length to pluck balls away from his frame. A true knockout home run vertical threat with solid hands.
RB Justin Thomas, No. 5, 5'11" - 185 lbs., 4.53 40 - (UDFA)
C Freddie Burden, No. 58, 6'4" - 299 lbs., 5.17 40 - (UDFA)
DT Francis Kallon, No. 92, 6'5" - 294 lbs., 4.98 40 - (UDFA)
DT Patrick Gamble, No. 91, 6'5" - 277 lbs., 4.96 40 - (UDFA)
ILB P.J. Davis, No. 40, 5'11" - 231 lbs., 4.79 40 - (UDFA)
*QB Mitch Trubisky, No. 10, 6'3" - 220 lbs., 4.76 40 - (1st)
*RB Elijah Hood, No. 34, 5'11" - 220 lbs., 4.59 40 - (4th)
RB T.J. Logan, No. 8, 5'10" - 190 lbs., 4.46 40 - (UDFA)
FB Dan Mastromatteo, No. 47, 6'2" - 235 lbs., 4.79 40 - (UDFA)
WR Ryan Switzer, No. 3, 5'10" - 185 lbs., 4.50 40 - (4th)
+WR Mack Hollins, No. 13, 6'3" - 210 lbs., 4.55 40 - (7th) Out for the year collarbone injury.
WR Johnathan 'Bug' Howard, No. 84, 6'4" - 210 lbs., 4.62 40 - (6th-7th)
OT Jon Heck, No. 71, 6'6" - 300 lbs., 5.21 40 - (5th)
+OG Caleb Peterson, No. 70, 6'5" - 300 lbs., 5.23 40 - (6th-7th) Out for the year back injury.
C Lucas Crowley, No. 68, 6'2" - 290 lbs., 5.14 40 - (7th-UDFA)
DE Mikey Bart, No. 45, 6'3" - 270 lbs., 4.85 40 - (UDFA)
*CB M.J. Stewart, No. 6, 5'11" - 200 lbs., 4.54 40 - (5th)
CB Des Lawrence, No. 2, 6'0" - 185 lbs., 4.50 40 - (6th)
FS Dominique Green, No. 26, 5'11" - 190 lbs., 4.54 40 - (UDFA)
*QB Mitch Trubisky, No. 10, showcases a great combination of size (6'3" - 220 lbs.), good mobility, and athleticism with a big arm capable of making NFL level throws. He displays good patience and solid pocket presence with excellent vision and awareness, and decent mobility with quality movement in and out of the pocket (quick feet and sound athleticism, but not a true dual threat). Trubisky has a quick release and overhand delivery, which bodes well for a North Carolina offense that likes to get the ball out quick. Shows efficiency going through all his reads, great accuracy and ball placement on short to intermediate routes (inconsistent on long balls although not afraid to launch it), great zip on most of his throws, a good decision maker, and displays excellent command of the field. Trubisky will need to continue to improve upon his overall consistency and will need to work on his sloppy mechanics and footwork (upper body and footwork are not in concert relying solely on his arm), especially working from a dirty pocket. Ideally, another year will bode well for Trubisky, but a lack of quality quarterback options in this years' draft class may entice him to declare. With the lack of starts under his belt, the one-year-wonder stigma will creep into scouts' minds.
*RB Elijah Hood, No. 34, is a powerful runner that punishes defenders with his physicality and desire to run through people, rather than around them. An Eagle Scout, Hood has a great combination of size, power, and speed, as well as displaying good vision and instincts running inside with nice agility making consecutive moves in a short area. Nevertheless, Hood's bread and butter is as a violent down-hill runner bringing power behind his pads laying down the hammer on defenders.
FB Sam Rogers, No. 45, 5'10" - 230 lbs., 4.80 40 - (7th)
*WR Isaiah Ford, No. 1, 6'2" - 195 lbs., 4.49 40 - (2nd)
*TE Bucky Hodges, No. 7, 6'7" - 245 lbs., 4.78 40 - (1st-2nd)
OT Jonathan McLaughlin, No. 71, 6'5" - 294 lbs., 5.28 40 - (UDFA)
OG Augie Conte, No. 72, 6'6" - 305 lbs., 5.24 40 - (UDFA)
DE Ken Ekanem, No. 4, 6'3" - 260 lbs., 4.82 40 - (6th)
DT Woody Baron, No. 60, 6'2" - 280 lbs., 4.97 40 - (UDFA)
DT Nigel Williams, No. 8, 6'2" - 297 lbs., 5.04 40 - (UDFA)
*CB Brandon Facyson, No. 31, 6'2" - 197 lbs., 4.52 40 - (3rd)
FS Chuck Clark, No. 19, 6'0" - 205 lbs., 4.57 40 - (7th)
*WR Isaiah Ford, No. 1, is an explosive vertical threat prospect with the knack for taking the top off coverages. The former high school basketball star athlete (averaged 37 points per game as a senior) utilizes his impressive speed (runs fast in pads), size, length, agility, quickness, body control, and solid route running skills to gain separation with great suddenness exploding out of his breaks and bursts with acceleration making huge plays. Has a tendency to be a body catcher, but displays solid reliable hands and great awareness. Moreover, Ford does a solid job blocking in the running game.
RB Jela Duncan, No. 25, 5'9" - 215 lbs., 4.62 40 - (UDFA)
WR Anthony Nash, No. 83, 6'5" - 200 lbs., 4.59 40 - (UDFA)
OT Casey Blaser, No. 71, 6'5" - 290 lbs., 5.12 40 - (UDFA)
DT A.J. Wolf, No. 93, 6'4" - 280 lbs., 4.94 40 - (UDFA)
+CB DeVon Edwards, No. 27, 5'9" - 180 lbs., 4.43 40 - (UDFA) Out for the year torn ACL and MCL.
CB Breon Borders, No. 31, 6'0" - 180 lbs., 4.53 40 - (UDFA)
FS Deondre Singleton, No. 33, 5'11" - 180 lbs., 4.57 40 - (UDFA)
RB Trey Edmunds, No. 9, 6'2" - 223 lbs., 4.42 40 - (UDFA)
RB Wes Brown, No. 5, 6'0" - 210 lbs., 4.59 40 - (UDFA)
FB Kenneth Goins Jr., No. 30, 5'9" - 233 lbs., 4.73 40 - (UDFA)
WR Teldrick Morgan, No. 19, 6'0" - 190 lbs., 4.55 40 - (UDFA)
OT Michael Dunn, No. 76, 6'5" - 312 lbs., 5.28 40 - (UDFA)
DE Roman Braglio, No. 90, 6'2" - 262 lbs., 4.79 40 - (UDFA)
+CB William Likely III, No. 4, 5'7" - 175 lbs., 4.46 40 - (7th) Out for the year torn ACL.
+CB William Likely III, No. 4: Although only 5’7”, Likely is an explosive fantastic athlete with video game-like agility, burst, and quickness. Likely displays amazing fluidity, light feet, impressive change of direction skills, great instincts, and solid ball skills. His size will limit him on the defensive side of the ball at the next level (slot corner); however, Likely will bring tremendous value on special teams in the return game, where he is one of the top return specialists in college football. He tore his ACL on 10/15/16.
RB De'Veon Smith, No. 4, 5'11" - 228 lbs., 4.57 40 - (6th)
WR Jehu Chesson, No. 86, 6'3" - 200 lbs., 4.50 40 - (3rd)
WR Amara Darboh, No. 82, 6'1" - 215 lbs., 4.46 40 - (3rd)
TE Jake Butt, No. 88, 6'5" - 250 lbs., 4.74 40 - (2nd)
OT Erik Magnuson, No. 78, 6'5" - 305 lbs., 5.05 40 - (6th-7th)
OG Kyle Kalis, No. 67, 6'4" - 305 lbs., 5.24 40 - (6th-7th)
OG Ben Braden, No. 71, 6'5" - 322 lbs., 5.29 40 - (UDFA)
*C Mason Cole, No. 52, 6'5" - 305 lbs., 5.06 40 - (2nd-2017)
DE Taco Charlton, No. 33, 6'5" - 285 lbs., 4.87 40 - (2nd)
DT Chris Wormley, No. 43, 6'6" - 302 lbs., 4.92 40 - (2nd)
DT Ryan Glasgow, No. 96, 6'3" - 300 lbs., 5.02 40 - (4th)
ILB Ben Gedeon, No. 42, 6'2" - 248 lbs., 4.86 40 - (7th)
CB Jourdan Lewis, No. 26, 5'10" - 176 lbs., 4.43 40 - (2nd)
+CB Jeremy Clark, No. 34, 6'3" - 210 lbs., 4.59 40 - (6th) Out for the year torn ACL.
CB Channing Stribling, No. 8, 6'1" - 181 lbs., 4.54 40 - (6th-7th)
FS Delano Hill, No. 44, 6'0" - 212 lbs., 4.59 40 - (UDFA)
*SS Jabril Peppers, No. 5, 6'0" - 208 lbs., 4.48 40 - (1st)
SS Dymote Thomas, No. 25, 6'1" - 195 lbs., 4.56 40 - (UDFA)
P Kenny Allen, No. 91, 6'3" - 210 lbs., 4.98 40 - (UDFA)
WR Jehu Chesson, No. 86, the team's MVP, displays a terrific combination of size, length, speed, strength, and toughness to his game. Chesson showcases an outstanding ability to break in and out of his cuts with impressive suddenness, gaining the ability to separate from defenders, and does a fantastic job utilizing his size and strength to counteract at the line of scrimmage when pressed. He shows great deep speed on the outside (Harbaugh says Chesson is the fastest guy on the team), but also the physical toughness to make plays in traffic with reliable hands and great ball skills; moreover, his vision after the catch is superb. Brings value on special teams in the return game and coverage units.
TE Jake Butt, No. 88, displays an athletic frame with a terrific combination of size (6'6"), speed, athleticism, and strength. Butt has deceptive sneaky speed, is fluid in his route running, showcases excellent ball skills, very strong reliable and outstanding hands, attacks the ball at its highest point, and is a decent blocker (needs improvement as an inline blocker). Butt displays outstanding awareness always finding the holes on defense and quickly squares up to make a large target for the quarterback, as well as the suddenness to separate with impressive burst from his breaks creating separation. Although he lacks consistency to block end of line at the point of attack successfully, Butt shows great ability to reach the second level and block in space with a good base and platform, and the ability to swing his hips blocking in space. Butt is an athletic reliable tight end that will be a quarterback's best friend at the next level.