Broaddus: Williams, Allen, Bailey Add To Draft's Receiver Class

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IRVING, Texas – We all know the names of Cordarrelle Patterson, Tavon Austin and DeAndre Hopkins, so let's take a look at some guys you might not know as well.

*·         Keenan Allen                      California                         *
Runs a lot of option routes…catches the ball in traffic…plays in the slot…once catches tries to get up field…needs to stay on his feet…will go get the ball…can snatch it…some quickness in routes…runs underneath routes, not many of them down the field…will catch the ball and take a hit…gets across the field…takes his routes inside…has a  burst but doesn't always separate…will square up to catch the ball…quarterback is awful and puts him in bad spots…knows how to work the zone…sideline awareness…nice job of catching fade…might have the best set of hands in the draft and he has to because the ball is all over the place to him….able to adjust and make plays…rare to see him run after the catch because of how he has to work for the ball…would be interested to see him with a quarterback that could make accurate throws to him down after down….

*·         Justin Hunter                     Tennessee                        *
Outstanding frame…will play in the slot at times…able to avoid the press and get up the field…likes to catch the ball along his body…did make one adjusting catch when ball behind him…caught the ball in traffic…will go inside but can be a little hot and cold here…tried to catch the ball down the field against his body…did not extend like he should have…got some separation on the "9"…doesn't play like he has great body control…stopped on a shutter go…ran his route out of the back of the end zone…showed some wiggle with the ball in his hands…looks like he runs a better 40 than he does have speed on the field….none look better physically than this guy…hard not to miss him on tape because of his frame….

*·         Terrance Williams            Baylor                *
Likes to body catch the ball but is pretty good at it…not afraid of taking his route inside….needs to do a better job of keeping his balance with the ball in his hands…plays with nice stop-start quickness…showed really nice sideline awareness…does a nice job of finding open space in route…didn't always play with separation but against Texas was able to get through their secondary for a touchdown…can struggle when he has to catch the contested ball…can adjust to the ball going away…can catch screens…dropped a deep post against Kansas St….has some sharpness to his routes…not afraid to lay out for ball…most impressive trait he has is his ability to run routes….very smooth….plays with some nice quickness…

*·         Stedman Bailey  West Virginia    *
Protects the ball on the slant…showed some balance on his route…snatches the slant…can spin to break initial tackle…not much sharpness to his routes…can be a little sloppy at times…catches screens and gets up field…will reach out and catch the ball…will work himself open…showed some sideline awareness…tends to trap the ball in traffic…can cover some ground on the "9" route…gives effort as a blocker…saw him go high for a ball and miss above his head…not afraid to push off to get some separation…usually plays on the single side in a three receiver attack…will come back for the ball…tends to float in routes…

*·         CJ Johnson          Grand Valley     *
Long, rangy build…has some initial quickness…can drive man off…some stop-start quickness….will run routes inside…catches the ball easily…can drive, settle and catch….presents a nice target…will use stiff arm when running with ball in his hands…catches screens and gets up the field…uses quickness for


separation…will fight for goal line…can go high for the ball…adjusts well…will carry route across the field…needs to lay out for ball when down the field…smooth in his routes but was surprised with timed speed that he doesn't just blow by defenders…needs to fight for ball better on fade…didn't show strength to get away…have seen him do better across the middle but had a gator arm play against Ferris…did a nice job for a TD on a red zone slant against Hillsdale…has those traits you look for in late round players….

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