Vincent Jackson School: Northern Colorado
Ht: 6-4.5 Wt: 241 40: 4.51 Year: 4Sr
Bio: Awarded All-Conference and All-American
honors as a senior after leading the team in all
receiving categories with 80/1,382/11. Multiple
award winner the prior season after numbers of
Positives: King-sized receiver who may
ultimately grow into a tight end or H-back. Offers
the quarterback a nice target, uses his large
frame to outmuscle opponents, and displays
both focus and concentration. Extends and
then snatches the pass out of the air, displays
good eye/hand coordination and is relatively
effective running after the reception. Moves well
laterally, finding the soft spot in the defense.
Sells his routes, comes back to the quarterback
and adjusts well to the errant throw. Physically
beats down opposing defensive backs to make
Negatives: Lacks the deep speed,
acceleration and more of an underneath or possession
wideout. At times goes down easily after
Analysis: Ultra-productive the past
two seasons, Jackson offers good potential at
a number of spots in the NFL. Could be used
as a king-sized possession or slot receiver for
an offense, is also viewed as a "move" tight end.
His ability to handle a big step up in competition
will determine whether he is a practice squad
prospect or a final roster player.
Prospect Profile: Vincent Jackson
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