At the Scouting Combine, Reagor talked of challenging Alabama’s Henry Ruggs as the fastest receiver but ran his 40 in 4.47 seconds – a surprising two-tenths of a second slower than Ruggs.
His ability to contribute as a receiver, as a returner, to be explosive with the ball in his hands were all things that we were looking for. Reagor found a near-ideal landing spot when the Eagles took him with the 21st pick. tied for second-best among wide receivers, Is the best wide receiver prospect from the Big 12? “Jalen fits as an explosive guy who has a great skill set. The Packers have allowed the lowest sack rate the NFL has seen in the years while the Buccaneers will bring plenty of heat. How do Jalen Reagor's 2020 advanced stats compare to other wide receivers?
He had more than 1,100 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior in 2015. “That’s the type of thing I look for as a veteran to look for these young guys that truly want to learn. In 2018, Reagor dropped six of 137 targeted passes, according to Sports Info Solutions. “Big play waiting to happen” is how he summed up his game.
He has the potential to make plays for Wentz and the rest of the group. Ironically, it’s only the third time in the first round since he’s been calling the shots Roseman elected to stand pat. “Every receiver is different in the way they do things,” Reagor said. The Eagles went with Reagor at No.
Reagor's college production appears less impressive, until we consider the QB play he dealt with at TCU.  That fall, he became the Frogs' go-to receiver in a season in which they used three different starting quarterbacks, becoming the first TCU receiver to top 1,000 yards since Josh Doctson.
You know, I can play any position. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images). Reagor, who declared early for the draft, end his college career with 2,248 yards receiving, 22 TDs and 148 receptions, highlighted by a 1,000-yard season as a sophomore in 2018. It wasn’t all the quarterbacks’ fault last season. Collier, TCU’s Patterson weighs in on Dak’s injury and Andy Dalton taking over as Cowboys QB. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. His vertical leap (42 inches) and broad jump (138 inches) show off-the-charts athleticism too. Related gallery First look: DE Casey Toohill Check out the best photos of Casey Toohill. 21. And he’s already earned glowing reviews from his quarterback. Let him explain. Reagor’s athletic traits are well-documented. Wentz has offered the same sort of instruction to Reagor. The Giants' last-second loss capped off one of Chris Liss' worst NFL weeks of all time. Surely there should’ve been a way to trade just a few spots to grab the player they were most enamored of.
But clearly this is who the Eagles wanted, despite the fact his 2019 numbers (43 catches for 611 yards and five scores) pale in comparison to not only Jefferson, but receivers like Arizona State’s Brandon Aiyuk (65-1,192-8), Clemson’s Tee Higgins (59-1,167-13) and Baylor’s Denzel Mims (66-1,020-12). He’s putting it all on me, so I’m willing to get better every day and work at it.”, Read more: Eagles’ Derek Barnett has an ankle sprain; Barnett, Javon Hargrave ‘have a realistic shot’ at Week 1: report. To be sure, a receiver needs a quarterback to get him the ball. Speedy TCU wide receiver Jalen Reagor and his faily react to hearing he's the Eagles' first round ... [+] draft pick. I cover the Eagles and other Philadelphia sports, draft pick. So, it’s not really a competition.”. “We watch a lot of clips with our routes and stuff like that,” Reagor said on a Zoom call Tuesday. Reagor posted a SPARQ score of 100.35 at The Opening Regional in Dallas in March.
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