Player Profile: Mustapha Muhammad
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Muhammad is what you are looking for in a tight end prospect and will be coming out of high school in more of the Jermaine Gresham mold. He is a top-level pass catcher at the position. He is long and lean. He has long arms and big hands to help him make the tough catches. He also has soft hands. He runs good routes and is able to get open. He will create a lot of mismatches when the team is looking to pick up a key third down or needs to find someone to finish off drives in the red-zone. While he may be a bit more receiver at this point in his physical development he is a good blocker and gets the job done when tasked with putting his hand on the ground at the line of scrimmage. He still will need to add some size and mass on his frame as he transitions to college, but there will be plenty of time for that and it may not even be a question at all by the time his signing date rolls around as he contiues to be a bit bigger each time we see him.
As a junior, Muhammad caught 21 passes for 351 yards and scored four touchdowns to earn 20-6A First Team All-District honors.