Welcome to 20/20. As part of our continued Dynasty Scouts coverage and in preparation for the NFL Combine later this month, we’ll be profiling 20 of the top incoming rookies of the class of 2016 by giving you 20 facts you must know.
1.) Player Name – Corey Coleman
2.) College – Baylor
3.) Height/Weight– 5-foot-10, 190 pounds.
4.) Birth date– 7/6/1994.
5.) Class – Junior
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6.) Basic college stats – A three-year college career in the electric Baylor offense saw Coleman rack up 173 receptions for 3,009 yards and 33 touchdowns. His opportunities grew each year; culminating in a 2015 that saw him produce 20, yes 20, touchdowns on 74 receptions for 1,363 yards.
7.) NFL Draft round projection– First Round Pick
8.) Current NFL comp – Martavis Bryant, Steve Smith
9.) Best possible destination–Tampa Bay. Would be a great fit alongside Mike Evans, Jameis Winston and offensive-minded head coach Dirk Koetter, with an instant chance at opportunity and production.
10.) Worst possible destination– Indianapolis. Donte Moncrief and Phillip Dorsett are closely related to Coleman and its tough to see him carving out much playing time with the steep learning curve he’s facing in his transition to the NFL.
11.) Best current skill – Scoring Touchdowns. Do not take this as lazy analysis; the ability to score touchdowns is one that is often overlooked when scouting wide receivers, yet one that only the great ones are able to consistently do.
12.) Skill that needs to be improved–Learning the nuances of the game. Coleman was in an incredibly simple role in the electric Baylor offense and will have to adjust to the complexities of NFL offenses and more specially his role at wide receiver.
13.) Past/current rookie ADP – He is currently the 5th receiver off the board with an ADP of 6.13.
14.) Projected dynasty value — Coleman has the potential to be the next Antonio Brown, with more aggressiveness and a known nose for the end zone. However, he could also be the next Justin Hunter. For now, his dynasty outlook is a high variance WR3 with incredible WR1 potential.
15.) Record Setter – He set the Baylor single season record for receiving touchdowns, 16, in six games. Six games.
16.) Hardware – He was a consensus All-American in 2015 and won the Fred Biletnikoff Award for the nations top receiver. Other Biletnikoff winners include Amari Cooper, Calvin Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald, and Randy Moss.
17.) 3 Sport Star – Coleman played basketball, track, and football at high school in Richardson, Texas. In his senior year, he rushed for over 500 yards with 15 touchdowns along with 933 receiving yards and 11 more touchdowns.
18.) Fierce Competitor – Best said from Baylor coach Art Briles “He’s just a bad dude, man. That guy is tough now. He’ll pull your heart out and watch it stop beating”
19.)Almost Incomparable – His style of play is the polar opposite of your prototypical 5-foot-10 receiver, yet he’s still restricted by it. You can’t compare him to most short receivers, yet he’s not Julio Jones either. His uniqueness is fascinating and it will be interesting to see how’s he’s used in an NFL offense.
20.) 20 touchdowns – He scored 20 touchdowns in a Power 5 conference while playing with four different quarterbacks.
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Really enjoyed the write up. Thanks!
this guy seems bullet-proof. Kind of like what we thought B.Cooks or Tavon Austin would be….this guy IS!
I liked the article but how can you compare 5-10 Corey Coleman to 6-4 Martavis Bryant?