Draft Profile: WR Jerry Jeudy, Alabama

By: Steve Johnson

Jerry Jeudy, WR Alabama

6’1” 193 lbs

9 4/8″ hands. 32 1/8″ arms. 76″ wingspan

Junior

D.O.B. 4/24/99

4.45 40 35″ Vert. 120″ Broad Jump. DNP Bench Reps.

DNP 3 Cone Drill 4.53 20 yard Shuttle

Stats/Accolades/History:

2017: 8 games. 14 rec, 264 yards, 2 TDs

2018: 15 games. 68 rec, 1315 yards, 14 TDs

2019: 13 games. 77 rec, 1163 yards, 10 TDs; 1 att, 1 yard

Misc. Stats:

Accolades: 2016 USA Today All-American, 2017 CFP National Champion, 2018 First-Team All-SEC, 2018 Blitenikoff Award, 2018 Consensus All-American, 2019 First-Team All-SEC

Injuries:

History: Five-star recruit from Pompano Beach, FL. Jeudy participated in the Under Armour All-America Game, Nike’s 2016 “The Opening” and the Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge.

Strengths: Blazing speed. Footwork is natural, quick, and smooth. Understands how to set up corners. Transitions beautifully. Loose hips. The ability to beat press man at the LOS due to quick feet. The false steps are insane. If you allow him to go untouched vertically, he’s already gone. Extremely dangerous as a runner. Can stop and go with the best of them. Can break your ankles, and requires multiple guys around the ball to get him down. Highly productive player, who scored 24 combined TDs as a sophomore and junior.

Weaknesses: Lacks elite size at only 6’1 193. Needs to get stronger at the catch point. Contested catches will be an issue at the next level. Thin frame. Doesn’t offer much as a blocker, very grabby, which he got away with a decent amount.

Overview: Jeudy is a game changing WR. The combination of top end speed and foot quickness at the LOS, makes him a threat to take the top off at any moment. Add in that he is extremely elusive with the ball in his hand, and can take a screen or slant to the house makes him one of the better WRs we’ve seen as of late. He’s an immediate starter and contributor from the get go.

Evaluation based on games. South Carolina 19′, LSU 19′, Michigan 19′

Draft Projection: Top 15 Pick

Phanaddict Draft Grade: 6.82

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