Derrick Deese Jr.
Derrick Deese Jr.  TE  San José State | NFL Draft 2022 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Derrick Deese Jr.
Height
6-4
Weight
235 lbs
College
San José State
Position
TE
Class
Senior
Home town
La Palma CA
83.0/100
Player Rating
5
PositionRank
4.78
FortyYD Time
Receptions
47
Rec YDs
730
Rec TDs
4
Rec AVG
15.5

Derrick Deese Jr. TE San José State | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Derrick Deese Jr. TE San José State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 4.78 seconds
Height: 6-4 Weight: 235 lbs
Position rank: #5
College Games Played: 31
College Snap Count: 1629
DRAFT GRADE - ROUND: 3rd
Overall Rating: 83.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Hands:
71%
Short Receiving:
77%
Intermediate Routes:
86%
Deep Threat:
86%
Blocking:
74%
Strengths
  • A lean athlete with obvious upside. Soft hands. Flashes the ability to make the outstanding catch.
  • Comes off the snap quick, low and hard. Runs low and accelerates quickly.
  • Soft hands. Flashes good to very good tracking and overall body control to make catches outside of his frame.
  • A savvy, reliable pass catcher with good body control and focus. Soft hands and has the hand-eye coordination to secure wild throws.
  • Capable of tracking passes from many angles. Good sideline awareness, taps quick feet to stay in-bounds.
Weaknesses
  • Has only average size and strength and lacks an imposing frame.
  • Average size and power for the position; won't overwhelm with his strength.
  • Effort blocker who gets in the way more than he mauls.
  • Doesn't break many tackles or do enough after contact.
  • Lacks elite power for the position and looks maxed-out from a strength perspective.
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How other scouting services rate Derrick Deese Jr. (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
187.3
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
14.0