Alec Pierce

  • Height
    6' 3"
  • Weight
    208 lbs
  • Arm Length
    33" (82nd)
Alec Pierce headshot
  • Draft Pick
    2.21 2022
  • College
    Cincinnati
  • Age
    22.5
Overall rank
WR59
2022

Alec Pierce Bio & Season Stats

Year Games Tgts Rec Rec Yds YPR Air Yds Rec TD Fantasy Pts/Game
2022 10 50 28 424 15.1 590 1 7.6 (#71)
  • College Dominator
    25.2% (39th)
  • College YPR
    17.0 (79th)
  • College Target Share
    21.3% (60th)
  • Breakout Age
    19.3 (81st)

Alec Pierce Advanced Stats & Metrics

Value Over Stream

-1.3
(#197)

Value Over Stream: Valuation scheme calculates a player’s fantasy pts/game over the average waiver wire replacement in standard fantasy league formats during either the current season (or previous year during the offseason) and adjusts for positional bust rates. VOS rank in parenthesis spans all positions, enabling player comparisons across QB's, RB's, WR's, and TE's.

2022

Snap Share

2022

Target Share

2022

Fantasy Points

Alec Pierce ADP

165.20
Average Draft Position (2022)
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14.09 Pick
WR76 Rank

Popularity Index

#145

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Alec Pierce Injury History

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Concussion
Week 1 (2022)
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Undisclosed injury
Preseason (2022)
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Alec Pierce College Stats

Year Games Recs Rec Yds Tgt Share Catch Rate Rec TDs Special Teams Age School
2018 4 (WR) 0 0 0.0% - 0 - 18 Cincinnati
2019 12 (WR) 37 (64 tgts) 652 (17.6 ypr) 17.0% 57.8% 2 0 19 Cincinnati
2020 6 (WR) 17 (24 tgts) 315 (18.5 ypr) 8.1% 70.8% 3 0 20 Cincinnati
2021 14 (WR) 52 (85 tgts) 884 (17.0 ypr) 21.3% 61.0% 8 0 21 Cincinnati

Who is Alec Pierce

Alec Pierce battled through injuries his junior year only playing in 6 of 10 games. However, he was on pace for 29 receptions and 525 yards. That would've been a team high receiving yard total. He also continued to keep a high yards per reception, 18.5 ypr vs 17.0 ypr his sophomore year.

2021 marked the peak of Pierce’s production. It coincided with Desmond Ridder’s ascension. Their combination helped Cincinnati earn a berth to the College Football Playoff. It was the first time a group of 5 team made it in. Pierce led the Bearcats in receptions (52) and yardage (884). It wasn't even close. The next closest player had 34 receptions and the next in terms of yardage had 520. The highlight of the season was his performance at Notre Dame. In a game where the Bearcats were a huge underdog, Pierce went 6 for 144 and made future NFL defensive backs look like division 3 players.

Alec Pierce was invited to the senior bowl. He left after a couple of days into the practice schedule. Rumor was that he had a good idea that he didn't need to play in the senior bowl to boost his draft stock. It’s hard to argue that when he showed up to the combine. He was measured at 6-3 211 lbs and ran a 4.41 40-yard dash. His testing placed Pierce in the 96th percentile for speed score and the 94th percentile for burst according to PlayerProfiler advanced stats. Along with an 82nd percentile breakout age, Pierce is projected to go in round 3.

Alec Pierce was selected in the 2nd round of the 2022 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. Other than Michael Pittman, there’s really no one for Matt Ryan to throw to of consequence. Compounded with comments from the front office that they’re irritated with Parris Campbell’s lack of availability, Pierce finds himself in a nice offense with a QB that can complete forward passes.