Friday, April 27, 2012
By proscoutdan Posted at 7:00 AM
JORDAN SHIPLEY: Texas, 5112 193 4.61. Three-year starter. Received a sixth year from the NCAA after red-shirting in 2004 because of left knee surgery. Missed all 12 games in 2005 due to a right hamstring injury. Possesses outstanding natural hands and is a skilled route runner. Returned a kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown against Oklahoma in 2008. Makes the tough catch and can adjust to a poorly thrown ball. Holds the ball on contact. Good agility and body control. Forces separation with the defensive back. Good open field instincts after he catches the ball. Competitive receiver that is consistent without the ball. Good effort as an inline blocker. Plays fast. Can make the deep overhead catch. A clutch receiver that has Wes Welker type quickness from the slot. Makes plays and is sneaky fast to get behind speedy corners. Can separate with his quick feet in short areas. Knows where the holes are in zone coverage. Good focus and concentration. Productive. Smart enough to be moved to different positions in a variety of formations. Holder on field goals and PATs. Averaged 12.8 yards on 116 receptions for 1485 yards and 13 touchdowns in 2009. Will contribute on all special teams. Third/fourth round. (A-30 1/2, H-9 1/4, VJ-36.5, SS-4.22).