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Mardy Gilyard

Mardy Gilyard
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Wide Receiver

Cincinnati


College Position: Wide Receiver
School: Cincinnati
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-1
Weight: 180
Birthdate: 12-02-1986
Draft Projection: Second
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Wide Receiver (5)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the St. Louis Rams in the 4th round with the #1 pick.
Playmaking slot receiver with excellent returning skills who should be a good fit on turf.

Strengths

  • Tremendous play-maker as both a receiver and returner
  • Dynamic open field runner who is elusive and changes direction well
  • Extremely productive (1,100 yards and 11 TDs each of the past two seasons)
  • Competitive - a gamer
  • Good leaper with tremendous body control
  • High points the ball and shows good concentration on his catches
  • Anyone who saw him play against Pittsburgh or Connecticut knows he has DeSean Jackson-like upside
  • Showed quickness off line and the ability to beat the jam at the Senior Bowl
  • A good story.  Has overcome a lot of adversity in his life
  

Weaknesses

  • Needs to continue to refine his route running
  • Did not run a full route tree at Cincinnati
  • More quick than fast
  • Slight build could cause problems in press coverage
  • Can be a little bit outspoken
  • Might be more of a slot receiver than a #1 or #2 receiver

News

Fantasy 101: Week 7 Pickups and Other Quick Hits - Oct 17 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football 101: Week 5 Quick Hits - Oct 10 (Chris Maier)
2010 Pre-Season All Offensive Rookie Team - Aug 4 (Dan Wernery)
Fantasy Football 101: 2010 Defense/Special Teams Rankings - Jul 22 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football 101: 2010 Wide Receiver Rankings #61 - 90 - Jul 18 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Grades: NFC West - May 10 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Late Round Gems - Apr 25 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Winners, Losers and More Through Day Two - Apr 23 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Round 2 Mock Draft - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for AFC Teams - Apr 6 (Dan Wernery)
Pro Day Re-Cap: March 3rd - March 12th - Mar 13 (Chris Maier)
2010 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What To Watch - Jan 25 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Suh's Stock Soars In Cornhuskers Near Miss - Dec 9 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Toby Gerhart To Be One of 2010 Draft's Mysteries - Dec 3 (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)
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)
2010 NFL Draft: Top 10 WR Prospects - Jul 7 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Mock Draft - A First Look - May 19 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results


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