2016 TE Rankings
1. Jerrell Adams, TE, South Carolina | 6’5″ – 245lbs
Former high school basketball player who has an intriguing skill-set. His size, speed, and agility combination will provide offensive coordinators with the ability to create mis-matches on the field. Elusive after the catch and has the ability to create yardage after the catch.
2. Nick Vannett TE, Ohio State | 6’6″ – 260lbs
A well rounded player who has the ability to impact both the pass and run game on offense. A willing blocker who can make it to the second level and looks for defenders to block.
3. Hunter Henry TE, Arkansas | 6’6″ – 255lbs
Has the ability to make plays in the passing game using size and efficient route running. Can make plays vertically, by beating defenders in the air for the ball.
4. Austin Hooper TE, Stanford | 6’3″ – 255lbs
Willing blocker, who has the ability to make plays in the receiving game. Not an elite athlete, but has the enough burst to create separation and is effective after the catch.
5. Thomas Duarte, TE, UCLA | 6’2″ – 231lbs
Athletic pass catching tight end with good hands. A converted wide receiver who shows the same route running ability as a tight ends. Limited blocking ability, but has the ability to create mismatches in the middle of the field.