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Tight Ends/Fullback DataBase
Pos Rnk Player Pl Rnk School Yr Ht Wt Rd
5
Mark Andrews TE02 x Oklahoma Jr 6050 256 xx

USA Today - Favorite target of Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield... Big target with impressive athleticism for his size...consistent big-play threat throughout his career, averaging over 15 yards per catch in each of his three seasons. It won’t be surprising if he’s the first tight end off the board.

Lindy's - Finesse TE who may never be completely trusted as a blocker...Converted WR....Has enough long speed to threaten middle...tough RAC...blocking leaves something to be desired...mismatch piece in the pros...

PFW - Good TE size...very long arms...Large catch-radius...Good RAC...Type 1 diabetic...willing but not consistent blocker...no burner...Will be more of an "F" in the NFL...Must get stronger and improve blocking skills to succeed in the NFL.

Combine Forty: 4.67

...VJ: 30.0...BJ: ...SS: 4.16...LS: 11.46...3C: 6.85.

4
Dallas Goedert TE08 x So Dakota St -- 6050 256 xx

USA Today - Small-school stud who could end up being the first TE off the board this year...highly productive, overpowering weaker opponents with his impressive blend of size and athleticism.Racked up 164 receptions for over 2,400 yards and 18 touchdowns the past two seasons, proving to be a matchup nightmare for opposing defenses.

Lindy's - Sharp route runner who consistently gets open...Exceptionally strong hands...Long arms...hands-catcher...Tough RAC...Competitive blocker...not the most explosive, but fills the bill as a prototypical "modern" TE...

PFW - Excellent size...Dominates lower level of competition...Still raw...Perhaps the best and most complete TE in the draft...Excellent size and VG athleticism (Man among boys)....Strong RAC...Willing blocker...great upside...projects as an "F" or a "Y."

Combine Forty: NA

.BP: 18...VJ: 39.0 ...BJ: ...SS: 4.45...LS: 12.08...3C: .

1
Mike Gesicki TE07 x Penn St Sr 6050 247 xx

BRS (Gollin) - Note disconnect between PFW's comment about lack of speed and his 4.54 combine forty.

USA Today - If you’re looking for Gesicki, you’re most likely to find him in the end zone. This lean, mean, pass-catching machine has 14 touchdown catches over the past two seasons...While his somewhat lanky frame makes him a work in progress as a blocker, Gesicki shines as a downfield playmaker thanks to his impressive route-running skills, athleticism and instincts. His short area quickness and huge catch radius will make him a QB'’s best friend at the next level, especially in the red zone.

Lindy's - Consistently outplays his measurables...Among the surest hands in the draft...Consistently wins jump balls...high points effectively..Settles into soft spots effectively....Could be security blanket for QB...not an elite athlete...lacks elite explosiveness...non-factor as a blocker...

PFW - Tall and long...Good route-runner...Lacks strength/no pop on contact...Offers mismatch problems due to height...limited as a blocker...some teams will want a faster guy.

Combine Forty: 4.54

.Ten: ...BP: 18...VJ: 33.0...BJ: ...SS: 4.33...LS: 12.06...3C: 7.12 .

7
Troy Fumagilli TE06 x Wisconsin Sr 6050 247 xx

USA Today -Production might not jump off the page - more a product of Wisconsin’s more conservative offensive style than any lack of ability. Experience in that offense also helped develop his blocking skills....A former walk-on, who eventually earned a scholarship. With a well-rounded skill set and the frame to create matchup problems down the field, Fumagalli checks just about every box.

Lindy's - Played in-line...Capable blocker and receiver....Willing to work in traffic...Adept at settling into zone soft spots...middling athlete who lacks long speed...

PFW - Solid player - just nothing special about him...Very consistent and reliable player but with limitations...Solid route runner...Adequate RAC...Lean frame with limited growth potential...One-speed guy...not a deep threat...lacks a burst...can get in and out of cuts...More an "F" than a "Y" but could develop as a "Y."if he can get bigger.

Combine Forty: NA

...VJ: 36.0...BJ: 121...SS: 4.23...LS: ...3C: 6.92 .

8
Adam Breneman xx x UMass Sr 6040E 250E x

USA Today - A former Penn State transfer who established himself as a reliable target, hauling in 134 passes for 1,572 yards and 12 touchdowns over his two-year stretch at UMass...Well-rounded prospect with ideal size, & a tough assignment for smaller defenders who lack the physicality or athleticism to hang with him down the field. With a deep tight end class without a clear-cut leader at the top, Breneman’s projected draft slot range is all over the place.

PFW - Ideal size/very good hands...Good at getting open against zone coverage underneath...can create difficult mismatch problems...Knee injury in HS...Lacks speed and quick burst.

Combine Forty: NA

Ten: ...BP: ...VJ: 29.0...BJ: 116 ...SS: ...LS: ...3C: .

6
Ryan Izzo TE11 x Florida St Jr 6050 256 x

Lindy's - "Grinder" who was one of the best blocking TE's in college football last season...best when blocking on the move...Lacks explosiveness and short-area quickness. At best when lining up in backfield as lead-blocker.

PFW - No speed...Adequate blocker...lacks explosiveness and top-end athleticism...Very willing blocker...will line up at "Y" or as a wing or "move" TE....

Combine Forty: 4.94

enty: ...Ten: ...BP: ...VJ: ...BJ: ...SS: ...LS: ...3C: .

3
Chris Herndon TE09 x Miami (FL) Sr 6040 253 x

Lindy's - Nice blend of length and athleticism...Good burst at snap...sharp cuts/good at separating...high effort blocker...good but not great measurables...less than ideal ball skills...Will have to play off the LOS...Medicals (MCL) a concern.

PFW - Athletic/flashes speed...Miami trusted his RAC skills and threw to him a lot on bubble screens...a bit small for the position...played beneath the shadow of David Njoku..can block on the move but struggles in-line due to limited size and strength...Medical (knee)...Needs to play with a more consistent sense of urgency.

Combine Forty: NA

Twenty: ...Ten: ...BP: ...VJ: ...BJ: ...SS: ...LS: ...3C: ..

2
Hayden Hurst TE10 x So. Carolna Jr 6040 250 x

USA Today - Once a star on the diamond (Pirates), Hurst has developed into an intriguing prospect on the gridiron....single-season leader in receptions by a TE with a combination of size, physicality and athleticism that will draw plenty of attention from NFL teams. He’ll be a 25-year-old rookie, but he could be a mid-round gem who makes an immediate impact.

Lindy's - Ranks Hurst top TE...Former minor league baseball player...Dangerous pass catcher...best working down the seam...grear blend of size, long speed and athleticism...effective blocker...older than most prospects...Not an elite RAC threat...not unusuallty big or strong...

PFW - Mature kid who spent 2 years in the Pittsburgh Pirate organization...Good size...very good athlete for a TE...Good COD and excellent body control...Likes to block...co-captain...fun guy to watch on tape...Needs technique as a blocker but willing and can get physical...Projects either as an "F" or "Y."

Combine Forty: 4.67

: ...BP: 20...VJ: ...BJ: ...SS: ...LS: ...3C: .

9
Ian Thomas TE15 x Indiana x 6040 259 x

USA Today - One of this year’s more intriguing TE prospects...proved to be a valuable big-play threat in 2017, averaging 15 yards per catch and hauling in a touchdown every five receptions....With a big frame that could still add some quality bulk, and an impressive catch radius, he has all the physical tools to create mismatches at the next level. Strong showing at the Senior Bowl could cement Thomas as one of the top TE prospects in this class.

Lindy's - "He is one of the highest upside TE's in this class"...Has tools to thrive at next level...transisitions smoothly from receiver to runner...Physical and competitive at catch-point...an option to play inline...Double-catches too often...Raw route runner...

PFW - Best thing he does is catch the ball...Very good hands...very large catch-radius...Gets out of cuts quickly...Slow for position - no burst...doubt he can block in-line...Played mostly "F" or "move" TE but sometime lined up as a "wing,"...Didn't get a lot of snaps as a "Y."...No juice/lacks a top burst...Will have to be an "F" in the NFL.

Combine Forty: 4.74

Ten: ...BP: 24...VJ: 34.0...BJ: ...SS: ...LS: ...3C: .

12+
Dalton Schultz TE13 x Stanford x 6050 244 x

Lindy's - Surehanded receiver...Runs hard after the catch...better all-around athlete than production suggests...Production was unimpressive (Stanford coaches rarely asked him to run downfield).

PFW - Tall and very long...Very willing blocker...Often plays the "Y" position but lacks the bulk or power to move his man...Strong hands/large catch-radius...runs good routes...Not a real field-stretcher...very reliable blocker...Better off as an "F" or "move" TE......

Combine Forty: 4.75

...Ten: ...BP: ...VJ: 30.0...BJ: 110..SS: 4.51...LS: ...3C: 7.05 .

12+
DeAndre Goolsby xx x Florida x x x x

Lindy's - An athletic move-TE. with untapped potential as a pass catcher...Injuries and issues under center messed up his senior season...Good size and burst but undersized disinterested as a blocker..

PFW - NA.

Combine Forty: NA

...Ten: ...BP: ...VJ: 37.5...BJ: 133...SS: 4.34...LS: ...3C: 6.97

12+
Durham Smythe TE14 x Notre Dame x 6050 253 x

Lindy's - Overlooked due to a lack of statistical production...Absolutely has the traits that will translate to the NFL...Often lined up inline....Unproven as a receiver...long speed a questionmark...Absolutely could be a player who's better in the pros than he was in college...

PFW - Underrated TE who'll do the dirty work (& do it well)...Very good size and good to VG strength and explosion...One of the better blocking TE's in this draft...Can block in-line and on themove...Very reliable pass blocker...Medical (shoulder and knee surgeries)...Not used very much as a receiver, but reliable when called on...Projects as a possible starting "Y."

Combine Forty: 4.81

Twenty: ...Ten: ...BP: ...VJ: ...BJ: ...SS: ...LS: ...3C: .

12+ Cam Serigne xx   Wake Forest        

PFW - NA

Combine Forty: NA

Twenty: ...Ten: ...BP: ...VJ: ...BJ: ...SS: ...LS: ...3C: .

12+ Drew Sample xx   Washington        

PFW - NA

Combine Forty: NA

.Twenty: ...Ten: ...BP: ...VJ: ...BJ: ...SS: ...LS: ...3C: .

12+ Marcus Baugh TE03   Ohio State 6030 247    

PFW - NA

Combine Forty: 4.81

Ten: ...BP: 22...VJ: 38.0...BJ: 127...SS: 4.18...LS: 11.57... ...3C: .

12+
CJ Conrad xx x Kentucky x x

PFW - NA

Combine Forty: NA

.Ten: ...BP: 22...VJ: 38.0...BJ: 127...SS: 4.18...LS: 11.57... ...3C: .

Fullbacks
11
Dimitri Flowers RB10 xx Oklahoma Sr 6020 248 x

Lindy's - Primary role was as lead-blocker...Most rounded game of FB prospects...Appeal as combo lead=blocker, power RB and H-Back...

PFW - Very versatile RB who can do a lot of things - lined up at RB, FB, "move" TE and even the slot....Impressive athlete/very good size with quickness, body control and COD...Strong inside runner who can get the tough yards...good receiver...lacks speed and elusiveness...Too short to be a "move" TE for some clubs...Won't be a high pick but will get a lot of playing time....

Combine Forty: 4.83

 

12+
Jaylen Samuels xx NC State 511 0 225

Lindy's - Multi-purpose weapon....Measurables won't blow anybody away...not an explosive mover or a lead blocker - value is with the ball in his hands...

PFW - Ultimate untility player...Intelligent kid who lacks ideal measurables...Versatile player who can line up at RB,FB or the "F" position...More quick than fast...Jack of all trades (master of none)...Too short and heavy to be WR...Needs work on blocking skills..."Team who drafts him has to have a plan"...

Combine Forty: 4.54

 

12+
Khalid Hill xx Michigan 6010E 260E

Lindy's - Big, physical lead blocker...would fit a smashmouth running game...when picking up blitz, he looks to initiate violence....a bit straigth-line mover...can get too aggressive in pass pro....

PFW - NA

Combine Forty: NA

 

 

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