Evan Rodriguez Scouting Report

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Evan Rodriguez Scouting Report

Position: FB
Conference: SunBelt
School: Temple Owls
Year/Status: Drafted
Jersey Number: #88
Height & Weight: 6'3 - 250 lbs.
Draft Prediction: Fifth Round
Drafted 4.16 in 2012 by CHI

2012 NFL Combine Results
40-Yard Dash4.58
Bench press18
Vertical jump36.0
Broad jump9'11
Three-cone drill6.94
20-yard shuttle4.28
60-yard shuttle11.43

2012 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:

Evan Rodriguez, FB, Temple

Evan Rodriguez projects as an H-back at the next level. With tremendous size and strength, he should garner some attention in the later rounds as a versatile player who can contribute on special teams right away. He's smooth for a guy with his frame and he can do it all. Seal and block the edge, line up out wide or put him in motion. He explodes out of his three point stance very nicely and he looks like a natural fit as a team's No. 2 TE.

Rodriguez has a great nasty streak on film. He isn't a traditional full back though. He is best in-line, taking on defenders, laying down double teams, slipping outside to make the catch. He looks to have a great football IQ. Once he gets the ball in his hands, he's looking to rumble. He doesn't have great speed, but he's a long and muscular guy who presents a huge target. Working the seam shouldn't be a problem.

He has good hands and catches the ball routinely away from his body. He puts a nice corner on his routes, although he's an upright runner who needs to learn to play with a better bend.

Last Updated Feb-29-2012 by Matt De Lima

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