Ht. 6-6 Wt. 236
Strengths: Ladarius Green is a long limbed, lean athlete that is a natural plucker of the ball. He shows good body control and attacks the ball at its highest point. He runs well for his size with above-average straight-line speed. He can play multiple positions including Slot, TE, and H-back. He’s a much better blocker on the move and can seal. Could be a redzone threat with his length and body control.
Weaknesses: Green struggles as an in-line blocker. He pops straight up on the snap and lacks to strength to move defenders. His route running leaves a bit to be desired as he’s leggy and doesn’t change directions well. He can’t get in and out of breaks well or with any burst because he’s so linear. A slow twitched athlete with long speed and no burst.
Bottom Line: Green has some upside as a Joker/move TE in the NFL who can play in the vertical game on the seam. His in-line blocking is a liability and will require teams to create around him. He could be a major weapon in the redzone and in specific packages but needs some solid coaching and work on blocking.
Draft Projection: 3