Quez Watkins - Southern Miss

Height/Weight - 6'0/185/Hands-9.0"

Age/Birthday - 21 Years Old, (July 9, 1998)

Combine Results - 40-4.35, Vert-36.5", Broad-125.0"

Class - RS Junior

Conference - Conference USA (West)

NFL Draft Projection - Round 6-7

College Stats -

2019 - Receiving: 64/1178/18.4/6

2018 - Receiving: 72/889/12.3/9

2017 - Receiving: 23/337/14.7/2 

NFL Player Comparison - Brandin Cooks, Will Fuller, Mecole Hardman, 

Current ADP - 60+ (Rookie Drafts), 300+ (Start Ups)

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Player Notes Pros

  • Early entry prospect with quality size, great speed, & a willingness to play physical 

  • Excellent jump-ball talent, his leaping ability & production show up in his tape

  • Likely a steal as a Day 3 selection with a shot at becoming a dependable starter

  • Possesses great size speed combination, versatility to play inside or outside

  • Grew into his athletic ability in 19', progressed nicely every year at Southern Miss

  • Plays a very composed style, with explosive speed, great burst & short area agility

  • Definitely at his best playing vertical & running straight through zone defenses

  • Creates adequate separation on over routes & crossers with blazing top end speed

  • Made an abundance of highlight reel catches in very crowded situations in college

  • Great jumper with good timing & excellent body control, very intelligent player

  • Phenomenal burst after the catch to separate & get away from immediate tacklers

  • Versatility & above average athleticism mean he is effective kick & punt returner

Player Notes Cons


  • Hip tightness limits route effectiveness, runs just well enough to work vertically

  • Needs to do better job of getting away from press, or will have a hard time making it

  • Knock on him was Unable to elevate level of play against better competition in college

  • Effectively shut down by physicality of bigger stronger cornerbacks & safeties

  • Hands & feet need improvement to defeat coverage, tightness restricts flow of routes

  • Struggles to bend & brake on intermediates, late adjusting to underthrown balls

  • Shows signs of skittishness working into traffic, appears to be a body catcher by nature