He was prolific, catching a truckload of passes over the two day period; making a number of difficult grabs. Every time you turned around, Stuckey was making a nice catch.
While you can't get too carried away with mini-camp performances at most positions, since there is no contact, you can get a feel for wide receivers. Either you have good hands or you don't.
And Stuckey looks like the real deal. He is quick in-and-out of his breaks, and has soft, confident hands.
He looks like an ideal slot receiver. Don't be shocked if he carves a significant role for himself as a rookie.
One draft expert compared him to Deion Branch, and the comparison is somewhat apropos. Like Branch, Stuckey makes a lot happen in the open field, and is a major threat running after the catch.
A big reason why Stuckey slipped to the seventh round was the broken foot he suffered as a senior at Clemson. He still wasn't 100 percent at the combine, and didn't perform well.
Based on the way Stuckey was running at mini-camp, he is clearly back to his junior form, when he was All-ACC with 64 catches. If Stuckey came out after his junior year, he might have been a third or fourth round pick.
Another factor with Stuckey is that he's only been a wide receiver for three years. He came into Clemson as a highly-recruited quarterback. He's still learning the position, so his best football might be in front of him.
It looks like Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum and his scouts might have themselves a major seventh round steal.
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