Zay Jones: The Ultimate Athletic Compiler

by Eric McClung, March 26, 2017

In his sophomore and junior seasons, Jones posted nearly 400 receptions after securing 158 passes for 1,746 receiving yards and eight touchdowns in his senior season.

At pass-happy East Carolina, Zay Jones became the all-time FBS receptions leader, but his advanced stats & metrics profile features foreboding red flags.

READ MORE

Mike Williams: The Ultimate “All Sizzle, No Steak” NFL Draft Prospect

by Eric McClung, March 25, 2017

As a sophomore, Williams emerged from the shadow of the aforementioned Watkins to record a team-high 1,030 yards. During his final year at Clemson, Williams tied for fifth in the nation with 98 receptions.

Despite impressive counting stats as a cog in the prolific Clemson offense, Mike Williams displayed underwhelming athleticism at the NFL Scouting Combine and his Clemson pro day.

READ MORE

DeShone Kizer: Project-able Signal Caller

by Nathan Aucker, March 25, 2017

The NFL Scouting Industrial Complex has no problem with taking chances on youth at the quarterback position, Kiser’s prototypical frame and age-adjusted college production place him in the discussion with the top quarterbacks in the 2017 class.

Despite lacking elite college production, Kizer possesses traits beyond his advanced stats and metrics NFL Draft player profile coveted by scouts.

READ MORE

NFL Draft Skill Position Prospect Preview – Part 2

by Tyler Strong, March 25, 2017

Last time, we took a film-plus-metrics look at the the top dogs in the 2017 draft class, complete with several locked-in first rounders. This time around, we’ll go a bit deeper, examining some of the late risers and lesser known prospects that are guaranteed to make a splash in the upcoming season.

KD Cannon is a home run hitter with the ball in his hands, capable of accelerating past defenders or just juking them into oblivion. Cannon backed up his speed at the NFL Scouting Combine, running a 4.41 (91st-percentile) 40-yard dash time, one of the highest marks of all wideout prospects

READ MORE

Christian McCaffrey: Solar-powered Satellite Back

by Kevin McHugh, March 24, 2017

McCaffrey posted monster numbers in his sophomore season in 2015, rushing for 2,019 yards and 8 touchdowns, while tacking on 45 receptions for 645 yards and 5 touchdowns and finishing 2nd in the Heisman voting.

After posting a 10.79 (96th-percentile) Agility Score and displaying excellent hands and even spending time in the passing drills with the wide receivers, McCaffrey showed NFL scouts that he’s ready for the next level and has cemented himself as a top-5 pick in dynasty rookie drafts.

READ MORE

David Njoku Is No Joke

by Eric McClung, March 24, 2017

David Njoku checks all the boxes that NFL teams want to see from someone in this new wave of athletically-gifted receiving tight ends. The team that misses out on O.J. Howard in the first round be very tempted to select Njoku as a consolation prize.

Target David Njoku in fantasy football dynasty league rookie drafts based on his advanced stats and metrics nfl draft player profile.

READ MORE

Corey Davis: Small School, Big-time NFL Draft Talent

by Eric McClung, March 23, 2017

Corey Davis missed the NFL Scouting Combine but remains strong No. 1 pick in dynasty rookie drafts based on his advanced stats & metrics profile.

Davis currently sits atop the college football leaderboards with 5,278 career receiving yards, 27 games with 100 or more receiving yards, and 52 touchdowns in 50 games. Expect Corey Davis to join Randy Moss as the only wide receivers from the MAC to be taken in the first round of the NFL Draft.

READ MORE

Jamaal Williams: The Grinder Prototype of the NFL Draft

by Nathan Aucker, March 23, 2017

Jamaal Williams owns the earliest Breakout Age recorded in the PlayerProfiler database of 17.4 years old. Both a high-volume producer and prolific at an early age, but his athletic measurables severely underwhelm.

If Tim Hightower electrifies your soul, then by all means Jamaal Williams needs to be on all your fantasy rosters come fall.

READ MORE

Patrick Mahomes: Best in Class Arm Talent

by Nathan Aucker, March 22, 2017

With great athleticism and quality arm talent, Pat Mahomes the highest upside quarterback in the NFL Draft based on his advanced stats and metrics profile.

Despite attempting a eye-opening 591 passes, Patrick Mahomes remained efficient by finishing with the No. 16 Passing Yards Per Attempt and 84.3 College QBR in his final season at Texas Tech.

READ MORE

Joe Williams: The Explosive Enigma of the NFL Draft

by Peter Howard, March 22, 2017

While Joe Williams is quantitatively comparable player to Jeremy Langford, Williams is stylistically comparable to Marshawn Lynch. A brief look at the player profiles of the two brings out some interesting comparison points.

The Williams-Lynch similarities extend off the field. Both players are retirees. Like Marshawn Lynch once walked away from the game, Joe Williams also briefly retired from football.

READ MORE