Ht. 6-4 Wt. 231
Hands: Alshon Jeffery’s hands are right up there with the tops in this WR class. He has a large catch radius and plucks the ball out of the air. He very rarely allows the ball to get to his body, occasionally in traffic but it leads to very few drops. His concentration on tough catches is incredible as he routinely pulls off circus catches.
Route Running: Alshon Jeffery’s route running is the scariest part of his game and not in a good way. He is lazy in and out of breaks as he relies on his physicality too often to overmatch defenders. He doesn’t possess the burst to get separation on defenders which could scare off a lot of teams in this draft. He looked very disinterested at times in 2011 as you can see in his routes. The laziness in routes is a major red flag. Read the rest of this entry » «Alshon Jeffery Scouting Report»