Draft Profile: WR Antoine Wesley, Texas Tech

By: Steve Johnson

Antoine Wesley, WR, Texas Tech

6’4 1/8″ 206lbs

34″ arms. 9 3/4″ hands

Junior

D.O.B.

Did not run 40. 37″ Vert. 117″ Broad Jump. 6 Bench Reps

7.07 3 Cone Drill 4.26 20 yard Shuttle

Stats/Accolades/History:

2016: 4 games.

2017: 13 games. 10 rec, 137 yards

2018: 12 games. 88 rec, 1410 yards, 9 TDs

Misc. Stats: 1 att, -2 yards in 2018

Accolades: 2018 First-team All-Big 12, 2018 First-team All-American

Injuries:

History: Three-star recruit from Cibolo, Tx. Originally from Las Vegas, he was a three year starter at Steele High School in Cibolo. Will forego his Senior season, has declared for the 2019 NFL Draft.

Strengths: Long limbed. Big hands. Huge catch radius. Has shown the ability to high point the ball. Good concentration. Sure handed. Better open field runner than you expect from a guy his size. Does a good job selling vertical and breaking off his route, providing a big target. Good football character. Energetic player.

Weaknesses: Need to get bigger and stronger. Very thin frame. Lateral agility is nothing special. Long speed is okay, not great. Isn’t super explosive. Did not deal with a lot of press coverage. The Big 12 plays no defense. Run strength is below average, goes down easy. One year of production.

Overview: Wesley has the potential to be a good outside WR in the NFL. He’s big and has enough athleticism, combined with good ball skills offers plenty of upside. He’s likely still a year or two away, as he needs to work on his release and route running, as well as fill out his lean frame.

Draft Projection: 3rd Round

Phanaddict Draft Grade: TBD

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