Cade Johnson
Cade Johnson  WR  South Dakota State | NFL Draft 2021 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Cade Johnson
Height
5-10
Weight
184
College
South Dakota State
Position
WR
Class
Senior
Home town
Papillion, NE
54.0/100
Player Rating
71
PositionRank (WR)
4.48
FortyYD Time
Receptions
72
Rec YDs
1222
Rec TDs
8
Rec AVG
17

Cade Johnson WR South Dakota State | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Cade Johnson WR South Dakota State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #454 Position Rank: #71 (WR)
40 time: 4.48 seconds
Height: 5-10 Weight: 184
Overall Rating: 54.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Hands:
57%
Short Receiving:
66%
Intermediate Routes:
67%
Deep Threat:
69%
Blocking:
50%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #71
College Games: 27 College Snaps: 1264
Seattle Seahawks Signed as an undrafted free agent by Seattle Seahawks
Strengths
  • Often used on deep routes, getting separation down the sideline or over the middle on crossing routes by extending his arms rather than pure speed.
  • Balanced, savvy route runner with top field awareness, setting up and selling routes beautifully.
  • Does not possess top breakaway speed, though he's rarely caught from behind.
  • Has the strong hands any NFL wide receiver coach and quarterback would covet. Tracks the deep ball over either shoulder and brings in passes fluidly without breaking stride downfield.
  • Has a knack for getting open and is a quarterback's best friend - passers just need to toss the ball in his area and he'll come down with it.
Weaknesses
  • Does not always use his hands to secure deep throws, allowing the ball into his pads and chest.
  • Lacks much bulk on his body and will be outmuscled at the next level against physical defenders.
  • Hands are good, not great. Will drop some easy balls and sometimes will body catch. Occasionally fails to high point.
  • Lacks ideal size and strength and is a ¬∑mallish target with a lean, frail-looking frame. Can be overmatched at the line of scrimmage when physical !le/enders get their hands on him. Struggles in press coverage and was knocked on his back more than a few times.
  • Needs to refine his routes and become a better all-around receiver. Has some ball security concerns. Durability concerns because of his size.
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How other scouting services rate Cade Johnson (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
297.7
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
59.0