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Dez Bryant

Dez Bryant
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Wide Receiver

Oklahoma State


College Position: Wide Receiver
School: Oklahoma State
Grade: Junior
Height: 6-2
Weight: 220
Birthdate: 11-04-1988
Draft Projection: Top 5
Overall Rank: 5
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Wide Receiver (1)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1st round with the #24 pick.
The Cowboys get the player they targeted entering the draft in Dez Bryant. He is a playmaker who will be able to thrive in the Dallas offense. With Jason Witten and Miles Austin on the roster, Dez Bryant will benefit from not have the pressure to be the number one receiver as a rookie. Initially expect him to be a deep threat who can stretch the field and be a factor in the red zone as adjusts to the pro game. Bryant was a top five talent who fell to the Cowboys at 24th overall because of character concerns. Ultimately, his success will rest largely on his ability to buy into the system and maintain a good work ethic with the shackles of college removed. He has the talent to be one of the league's best receivers but the work ethic concerns could easily derail him.

Strengths

  • Top wide receiver on the board
  • Good size and plays faster than his 40 time
  • Has good receiver instincts - knows how to get open
  • A play-maker who can beat you deep, in the red zone or in the open field
  • Good hands and catches the ball away from his body
  • Makes adjustments to jump balls in the air
  • A dangerous returner
  

Weaknesses

  • Needs to improve as a route runner
  • Durability.  Was nicked up throughout his college career
  • Possible character question mark due to incident with NCAA
  • He will not blow you away in the 40

News

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Fantasy Football Week 16 Wide Receiver Rankings - Dec 24 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
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Fantasy Football 101: To Start or To Sit Week 11 - Nov 17 (Dan Carey)
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Fantasy Football Week 4 Wide Receiver Rankings - Sep 30 (Doug Lancy)
Fantasy Football Week 3 Wide Receiver Rankings - Sep 24 (Doug Lancy)
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Fantasy Football 101: 2011 Wide Receiver Rankings - Aug 26 (Doug Lancy)
2011 NFL Draft Pick Analysis: Which Positions Provide the Best Value - Mar 17 (Fran Duffy)
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Fantasy 101: Week 13 Pickups and Other Quick Hits - Nov 28 (Chris Maier)
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Fantasy Football 101: What We Learned From Week 1 - Sep 12 (Chris Maier)
NFL Week 1 Preview - Sep 8 (Doug Lancy)
Fantasy Football 101: 32+ Thoughts As Drafts Come Into Focus - Aug 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 Pre-Season All Offensive Rookie Team - Aug 4 (Dan Wernery)
Fantasy Football 101: 2010 Wide Receiver Rankings #61 - 90 - Jul 18 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football 101: 2010 Wide Receiver Rankings #1 - 30 - Jul 13 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football 101: 2010 Quarterback Rankings #1 - 20 - Jul 4 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: PRE-Pre-Season All_Rookie Team - Offense - May 15 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Grades: NFC East - Apr 29 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: 20 Bold Predictions For Day Two - Apr 23 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Day One Winners, Losers and More - Apr 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Five Bold Predictions (Maier Edition) - Apr 21 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Raul Colon's Mock Draft - Final Edition - Apr 21 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for NFC Teams - Apr 15 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for AFC Teams - Apr 6 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: The Fire & Ice Report - Quarterbacks Not Named Bradford Falling - Mar 18 (Chris Maier)
2010 Intersite NFL Mock Draft - Mar 16 (Chris Maier)
Pro Day Re-Cap: March 3rd - March 12th - Mar 13 (Chris Maier)
Bengals Sign WR Antonio Bryant: The Draft Effect - Mar 12 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Debate: What Should Kansas City Do with the 5th Pick? - Mar 9 (Dan Wernery and Chris Maier)
Raul Colon's 2010 NFL Mock Draft - Post Combine - Mar 7 (Raul Colon)
2010 NFL Draft Buzz: Updates from Around the Web - Feb 20 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft - Unofficial Declared Underclassmen List - Jan 15 (Chris Maier)
2010 Post-Thanksgiving Mock Draft - Two Rounds - Nov 28 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: CJ Spiller Stepping to the Front of the RB Class - Nov 10 (Chris Maier)
Dez Bryant To Declare for the 2010 NFL Draft - Nov 6 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Mount Cody Asserts Himself in Talented 2010 DT Class - Oct 27 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Mid Season Mock Draft - Oct 24 (Dan Wernery)
Feeling a Draft: Ndamukong Suh a Candidate for #1 Overall? - Oct 13 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Mock Draft - An Early Look - Sep 30 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Week 4 - Sep 29 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Week One of the 2009 College Season - Sep 8 (Chris Maier)
Conference Previews:Big 12 - Jul 19 (Josh Moellman)
Heisman Watch:Wide Receivers - Jul 9 (Josh Moellman)
2010 NFL Draft: Top 10 WR Prospects - Jul 7 (Dan Wernery)
College Football 101:Heisman watch:Running Backs - Jun 28 (Josh Moellman)
2010 NFL Mock Draft - A First Look - May 19 (Chris Maier)
Holiday Bowl: Draft Stocks to Watch - Dec 29 (Chris Maier)
The Seven Step Drop: Red Raiders Upset Longhorns With Defense Setting the Tone, Leap To 2nd in the - Nov 5 (Chris Maier)

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