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Luke Stocker

Luke Stocker
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Tight End

Tennessee


College Position: Tight End
School: Tennessee
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-6
Weight: 253
Birthdate: 07-01-1988
Draft Projection: Second
Overall Rank: 53
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Tight End (2)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 4th round with the #7 pick.
Heading into the 2010 season Stocker was considered one of the top tight ends in this draft. He's got good size, hands, and a nasty demeanor in the run game that coaches are sure to love.

Combine Results



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Strengths

  • All-around tight end prospect - comfortable in-line or out wide
  • Big target at 6-6, 253 lbs
  • Great hands, makes catches away from his body and secures the ball
  • High football IQ - Finds holes in zone coverage
  • Underrated athlete - enough speed to spread defenses and be a strong intermediate option
  • Willing blocker - sustains blocks throughout the play
  • Durable, played in 52 games and started the last 38 (3 year starter)
  • One of the stars of Senior Bowl week displaying underrated athleticism and tremendous hands throughout the week
  • 2010 Season: 39 receptions, 417 yards and 2 touchdowns
  • Had a catch in every game this season
 

Weaknesses

  • Despite his size has not been a big red zone option - (only 2 touchdowns this season)
  • Lacks elite tight end speed - not a vertical threat
  • Has trouble getting separation against man coverage
  • Average pass blocker, can be beat by speed rushers

News

Chris Maier's 2011 NFL Draft Winners and Losers - May 3 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft: Doug Lancy's 2nd Round Mock Draft - Apr 29 (Doug Lancy)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: Tight End - Mar 30 (Jared Counterman)
2011 NFL Draft: All Overrated Team Offense - Mar 2 (Fran Duffy)
2011 Scouting Combine: O-Line and Tight End Workout Buzz - Feb 26 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl Report Card: Winners and Losers and Game Evaluation (Doug Lancy) - Jan 29 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl Report Card: Recapping the Weeks Top Stories Includes Stock Up/Down (Chris Maier) - Jan 28 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Four - Jan 27 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Three - Jan 26 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Two - Jan 25 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Team Heights Weights and More - Jan 24 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What to Watch - Jan 22 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: Confirmed Players - Jan 6 (Chris Maier)
A Draftniks Guide to the Bowl Games: Week 2 (Dec 25 - 31) - Dec 22 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results


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