Prospect Profile: Jerron Wishom

Jerron Wishom School: Louisiana Tech
Ht: 6-0 Wt: 193 40: 4.58 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Two year starter who suffered a left knee injury and totaled just 11/1/2 in seven games as a senior. Junior totals included 28/2/5.

Positives: Athletic corner with solid size/speed numbers. Quick locating the ball, displays a burst to the action and good hands for the pick. Stays laterally across the field with opponents. Supports the run and wraps up tackling. Flashes on the scene and displays explosion to his game.

Negatives: Stiff back pedaling in reverse and prefers to side shuffle. Gives up a lot of underneath receptions. Coming off a major knee injury.

Analysis: A highly rated prospect coming into the ‘04 season, Wishom watched his draft rankings slip after last year's injury. Possesses the underlying skills to produce in a team which employs zone coverage yet must first rehabilitate his knee and get his game back on track.

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