Anthony Gonzalez Scouting Report

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Anthony Gonzalez Scouting Report

Position: WR
Conference: Big10
School: Ohio State Buckeyes
Year/Status: Drafted
Jersey Number: #11
Height & Weight: 6'0 - 195 lbs.
Drafted 1.32 in 2007 by IND

2007 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:

Anthony Gonzalez, WR, Ohio State

Gonzalez is another guy who was overshadowed by college teammates(in his case QB Troy Smith and fellow WR Ted Ginn Jr.) at Ohio State and needed to showcase his talents in the off-season. Gonzalez did not astound at the NFL Combine, but he bounced back with a solid pro day at OSU to put his stock back on the rise. He was thought to be one of the fastest receivers outside of Ginn, but a 4.44 in the 40-yard dash still isn't too shabby. In addition to Gonzalez's solid on-field performances at pro day, Bengals receiver's coach Mike Sheppard said, "He was the best interview at the combine." Gonzalez is also as fundamentally sound as they come. He runs great routes, especially at intermediate distances, has sure hands, and is surprisingly effective at picking up extra yards after contact. Gonzalez progressed each year at Ohio State and should continue to do so at the next level. Such optimism looks like it could warrant a second round pick for Gonzalez.

Last Updated Mar-18-2007 by Ricky Dimon

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