Prospect Profile: Cletis Gordon


Full Name: Cletis Gordon School: Jackson State Pos: CB

Ht: 6-1 Wt: 195 40: 4.55 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Defensive All-Conference selection as a senior after posting 41/4/1. Averaged 23.7 yards on 19 kick returns and 17.7 yards on 18 punt returns. Also lined up at receiver, totaling 9/91/1. All-Conference return specialist after his junior season.

Pos: Athletic prospect with outstanding size/speed numbers. Adjusts to make the play, smooth in transition and displays excellent vision handling the ball. Extends or gets vertical to make a play on the ball and has soft hands. Possesses a burst of speed.

Neg: Falls asleep on defense, not quick reading receivers' eyes and slow locating the ball. Lacks an aggressive nature to his game and stays away from physical

Analysis: A prospect with the underlying athletic skills to compete at the next level, Gordon is first a return specialist who could also be used as a fifth receiver or seventh defensive back.

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