Dennis Houston
Wide Receiver from Western Illinois 2021 Scouting Report
Dennis Houston
Height
6-2
Weight
205 lbs
College
Western Illinois
Position
WR
Class
Senior
Home town
San Antonio, TX
58/100
Player Rating
60
PositionRank
4.52
FortyYD Time
Receptions
36
Rec YDs
539
Rec TDs
3
Rec AVG
15

Dennis Houston WR Western Illinois Scouting Report

Position rank: 60
40-yard dash time: 4.52-seconds
Height: 6-2, Weight: 205 lbs
Strengths
  • Does not possess top breakaway speed, though he's rarely caught from behind.
  • Has long arms to stiff-arm defensive backs in the open field. Willing to lower his pads to run through tackles for extra yardage. Goes over the middle, can spin out of tackles and take the big hit.
  • He catches the ball with his large, soft hands and is tough. Deceptive jets and a smooth route runner.
  • 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.
  • Very soft, natural hands to cleanly catch away from his frame. Concentration is excellent. Has the lateral agility and strength to get into and out of routes smoothly.
  • Goes up high for jump balls. Good flexibility and reach to snatch back-shoulder throws.
  • 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 own elite speed. Freezes at times when trying to juke defenders in space. Walls off his man as a blocker, allowing them to shed and make the play outside.
  • Inconsistent high-pointing passes. Allows too many throws into his body when facing the quarterback.
  • Hands are good, not great. Will drop some easy balls and sometimes will body catch. Occasionally fails to high point.

How other scouting services rate Dennis Houston (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
1014.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
129.0