Pro Scouting Report: Mewelde Moore

On-field production has never been an issue with fourth-round draft pick Mewelde Moore. Very little has been an issue. Find out what one NFL scout has to say about Moore's strengths and weaknesses as a football player.

NFL Scout's Notes On Mewelde Moore:

Initial Quickness: Good foot quickness and balance. Can change field and direction quickly.

Instincts/Vision: Sees the field. He has vision. Has natural run instincts.

Inside Runner: Runs strong inside. Has quick feet inside. Has inside run vision. Runs high.

Power/Break Tackle: Has a strong lower body and balance. Has a strong stiff arm.

Outside Runner: Has adequate speed to the perimeter to turn the corner.

Acceleration/Burst: Has adequate playing speed and acceleration. Showed a little burst.

Elusive Runner: Outstanding elusiveness. Quickness to change direction. Sudden in his plant. Effective in the open field.

Fumble: No fumbles in three games viewed.

Route Ability: Quick route runner that knows how to get open. Smart and has field awareness.

Catch Hands/Body: Outstanding hands. Team's leading receiver. Will reach and extend. Can turn and adjust to the ball.

Willing To Block: Needs to be more assertive and consistent in his effort.

Block Run/Pass: Not asked to run block. Has a strong lower body and adequate anchor. Gives inconsistent effort.

Second Position/Special Comments: Has done return work. Has the hands, vision, foot quickness, change of direction, playing strength and balance to take a look at for the next level.

Personal Character: Single. No children. Spiritual person. Fellowship of Christian Athletes guy. Two-sport athlete. Drafted by San Diego Padres out of high school in the fourth round. Plays baseball in the summer.

Football Character: Considered a walk-on. San Diego Padres pay his tuition. Does not do summer conditioning at Tulane. Leader on the team. Accountable and responsible. Productive player. Demanding and can be moody.

Athletic Ability: Outstanding athlete. Has good foot quickness. Has outstanding balance and lower body strength. Has suddenness and can make the defender miss. Outstanding hands. Can turn and adjust for the ball.

Competitiveness: Productive player at Tulane. Fights for extra yards. Has been the go-to guy on the offense.

Mental Alertness: Intelligent player. No problems learning. Finance/accounting major. Did an internship with Merril Lynch.

Strength/Explosion: Has good playing strength. Strong runner with balance that can break tackles. Plays big.

General Summary: Smart football player with outstanding athletic ability that is quick and sudden and has adequate size and speed for the position. Mewelde has good foot speed and change of direction ability. He is a natural runner with good field vision and run instincts. Mewelde will hit the hole hard inside. He will be high through the hole but is quick to find the open area and accelerate. Has a strong lower body and tremendous balance. Can run through a tackle and has a strong stiff arm to keep tacklers away. Mewelde has adequate speed to the perimeter and was able to turn the corner with a little burst. This is an elusive runner that is quick to plant and cut. He is very good in the open field where he can make the tackler miss when head on. Good ball security and no fumbles. An outstanding receiver out of the backfield that led Tulane. This is a good route runner that has quickness to separate and uncover vs. man. Alert and has field awareness to find the open area. Hands are natural and catches the ball away from his body. Has outstanding balance to turn and adjust for the tough catch while keeping his feet. Mewelde has good playing strength to block and anchor down with inconsistent effort overall. Smart, productive halfback with outstanding hands and football instincts.

Body Description: High calves with good thickness. Thick ankles. Wide shoulders with good muscle. Has a good bubble. Good lower body muscle. Has frame to add 10 pounds.

Production: Has outstanding production. Strong runner with good balance and vision. Has outstanding hands. Team's leading receiver and team's leading rusher.

Durability: Has good pain tolerance and durability. Takes a lot of hits.

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