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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Draft Rewind 2005 - Roddy White - Atlanta Falcons

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about RODDY WHITE: Alabama-Birmingham, 6012 207 4.40. Three-year starter who won two wrestling letters in high school. Physical receiver and confident. Can get upfield quickly after catch despite being a long strider. Strong run after catch. Can break tackles. Makes the deep over-the-head and shoulder catch. Stretches a defense deep. Will layout for the ball. Will catch the ball over the middle. Gets behind the secondary on a regular basis. Good sized target who reaches up, extends, and snatches the ball. Needs to improve working back to his quarterback on scramble and other position skills. Has all the tools but is green in several of the little things. Perfunctory, wall off position blocker. Results and finish could be better. Reacts well in a crowd. Has courage and concentration to catch and hold ball on contact over middle. Will battle the defensive backs. Won’t turn down the ball. Produces inside. Catches the ball on the move. Will compete. Has the strength to fight the jam. Could improve getting back into the route and back on course quicker. Good body control and movement. Talks a lot of trash on the field and usually backs it up. Long limbed, talented receiver who can catch the ball. Pulled a hamstring in the Senior Bowl. Late first to early second round ability.