Donovan Peoples-Jones - Michigan

Height/Weight - 6'2/212/Hands-10.125"

Age/Birthday - 20 Years Old, (February 19, 1999)

Combine Results - 40-4.48, Vert-44.5", Broad-139.0"

Class - Junior

Conference - Big Ten East

NFL Draft Projection - Round 4-5

College Stats -

2019 - Receiving: 34/438/12.9/6

2018 - Receiving: 47/612/13.0/8

2017 - Receiving: 22/277/12.6/0

NFL Player Comparison - Corey Davis, Geronimo Allison, Demarcus Robinson

Current ADP - 3:04 (Rookie Drafts), 191.17 (Start Ups)

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Player Notes Pros

  • Displays very good proactive athleticism, easily defeats press with foot quickness

  • Very good deep speed & tracking ability, great suddenness off the LOS

  • Excellent ability to drop his weight and create separation at the top of the route

  • Natural hands catcher who very rarely allows the ball to get into his frame

  • Good awareness on sideline catches, will toe drag effectively to secure the catch

  • Nice body control paired with good hand eye coordination on back shoulder throws

  • Big play ability, a game breaking receiver with great run after catch ability

  • Thick and stoutly built frame that’s utilized in the short to intermediate areas

  • Build enables him to run through tackle attempts & have a high broken tackle rate

  • Has the body control in order to adjust to unfavorable placements of throws

  • Long smooth strides help him cover ground to extend plays after broken tackles

  • Highly decorated return specialist, absolutely electric when he's in the open field

  • Advanced releases off of the line from the slot, makes him able to shake matchups

  • Willingness also shows up as a blocker, was used often as a blocker in college

Player Notes Cons

 

  • Needs to use hands better at LOS against press, doesn’t have much wiggle & shiftiness

  • High running style takes time to get going forward and attacking downfield

  • Struggles to make defenders feel threatened vertically when they crowd underneath

  • Consistently false steps and dips down before taking off into route steps