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Austin Pettis

Austin Pettis
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Wide Receiver

Boise State


College Position: Wide Receiver
School: Boise State
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-3
Weight: 197
Birthdate:
Draft Projection: Fourth
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Wide Receiver (11)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the St. Louis Rams in the 3rd round with the #14 pick.
Pettis is a great all-around possession receiver who is an excellent threat in the red zone. He was a great special teamer who made a number of plays during his career in Boise State.

Combine Results



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Strengths

  • Tall possession receiver
  • Tremendous in the red zone
  • Good body control
  • Knows how to get open
  • Reliable hands
  • Catches the ball at its highest point
  • Experienced 4 year starter
    

Weaknesses

  • Lacks deep speed
  • Lean build
  • Not a crisp route runner
  • Struggles to separate - lacks burst
  • Not a threat after the catch
  • Solid possession receiver but may have a limited ceiling

News

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Fantasy Football 101: 2011 Wide Receiver Rankings - Aug 26 (Doug Lancy)
2011 NFL Draft Recap: NFC West Grades - Jun 5 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: All In or Fold? - Apr 27 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: Wide Reciever - Mar 26 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft: All-Underrated Team - Offense - Feb 22 (Fran Duffy)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day Four - Jan 27 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day Three - Jan 26 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: Player/Team Observations - Jan 25 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Team Heights Weights and More - Jan 24 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What to Watch - Jan 22 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: Confirmed Players - Jan 6 (Chris Maier)

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