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Nicks Scouting Report

Here is Hakeem Nicks’ Scouting report from Draftcountdown.com:

Strengths:
Ideal height and bulk with long arms…Excellent route runner…Has big, strong, reliable hands…Plucks the ball out of the air and can make the difficult catch…Great body control and ball skills…Aggressive and is a decent leaper…Good balance and agility…Tough, strong and physical…Will work the middle of the field…Able to do some damage after the catch…Nice instincts and awareness…Team player with solid intangibles…Extremely  competitive…Experienced…Very productive. 

Weaknesses:
Just average speed and quickness…Is not very explosive and lacks a burst…Doesn’t get a lot of separation…Probably won’t be much of a vertical threat…Not very elusive and lacks wiggle…Motor runs hot and cold…Must work harder  as a blocker…Might be a  little too cocky. 

Notes:
Was a three-year starter in the ACC…Never lost a single game in high school…Named 1st Team All-ACC in 2007 and 2008…Holds 14 Tar Heel records including career receptions, career receiving yards and career touchdowns…Wrapped up his college career with an amazing performance in the Meineke Car Care Bowl where he caught 8 balls for 217 yards and 3 touchdowns…Missed one game with an ankle sprain in 2006 but otherwise was pretty healthy…The best of the three Tar Heel wideouts that will be drafted this year…Is not the most physically gifted prospect in the world but he makes up for it by doing all of the little things…Profiles as a prototypical  possession receiver in the NFL.


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One Response to “Nicks Scouting Report”

  1. Daniel Lee says:

    I hope NICKS is TOMERS Replacment

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