Jared Wiley
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Jared Wiley
Height
6-6
Weight
249
College
TCU
Position
TE
Class
Senior
Home town
Temple, TX
80.6/100
Player Rating
7
PositionRank (TE)
4.62
FortyYD Time
Receptions
47
Rec YDs
520
Rec TDs
8
Rec AVG
11.1

Jared Wiley TE TCU | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Jared Wiley TE TCU
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

ROLE: Inline Multi-Role TE
Last Updated: 04/10/2024
Draft Year: 2024
40 time: 4.62 seconds (85%*)
Age: 23.5 DOB: 11/02/2000
Bowl Invite: Senior Bowl
Measurables:
Height: 6-6 (82%*) Weight: 249 (35%*)
Hands: 9 1/2 (33%*) Arm: 33 1/4 (55%*) Span: 79 6/8 (63%*)
Forty: 4.62 (C) (85%*) Ten Yard: 1.62 (C) (67%*)
Vertical: 37 (C) (90%*) Broad: 118 (C) (69%*)
Three Cone: 7.19 (C) (48%*)
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(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other (HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
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ROLE: Inline Multi-Role TE
Last Updated: 04/10/2024
Draft Year: 2024
40 time: 4.62 seconds (85%*)
Age: 23.5 DOB: 11/02/2000
Bowl Invite: Senior Bowl
Measurables:
0% 100%
Height: 6-6 (82%*) Weight: 249 (35%*)
Hands: 9 1/2 (33%*) Arm: 33 1/4 (55%*)
Span: 79 6/8 (63%*)
Forty: 4.62 (C) (85%*)
10 Yard: 1.62 (C) (67%*)
Vertical: 37 (C) (90%*) Broad: 118 (C) (69%*)
3 Cone: 7.19 (C) (48%*)
(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other
(HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
For an explanation of how the (HS) data is calculated see this article
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Overall Rating: 80.6 / 100
Average rating of opposition Defense player has faced
Defense Rating:
77%
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QB Rating When targeted: 112.4
Hands:
88%
Short Receiving:
83%
Intermediate Routes:
86%
Deep Threat:
82%
Blocking:
62%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 5th
Overall Rank: #159 Position rank: #7
College Games: 54 College Snaps: 1819
Grade: 3 ESPN  Stars 3 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 77/100
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #193 Pos Rank: #24 State Rank: #144
College Combine Results
Grade: 247 Sports 3  Stars 247 Sports 86 Stars 247 RATING: 86/100
Grade: 3 Stars 3 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.7 (93%)
Player Comparison* (Similarity level)
Charlie Kolar - Iowa State
86%
Luke Schoonmaker - Michigan
75%
Jake Ferguson - Wisconsin
72%
Draft Profile: Bio
Coming from Temple, Texas, Wiley first made waves at Temple High School, where he showcased his versatility by transitioning from quarterback to tight end, then back to quarterback, earning district Offensive Player of the Year honors his senior year. His high school career set the stage for a collegiate journey that began at the University of Texas, where he spent three seasons before transferring to TCU. At TCU, Wiley's impact on the field grew, culminating in a standout 2023 season with 47 receptions, 520 yards, and 8 touchdowns, alongside achieving Honorable Mention All-Big 12 in 2022 and serving as a team captain in 2023.

Throughout his collegiate tenure, Wiley demonstrated a robust blend of receiving skills and high football IQ, making a name for himself as a reliable target in TCU's passing game. His high school exploits included impressive performances as a multi-sport athlete. Wiley's collegiate career also highlighted his academic dedication, with five-time Academic All-Big 12 honors, before graduating and declaring for the NFL Draft.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Exhibits alignment versatility, proficiently playing as a slot receiver, H-back, and in-line TE, demonstrating his comprehensive understanding of the game.
  • Remarkable ability to separate from defenders, thanks to his combination of speed and route precision.
  • Displays exceptional football IQ, with a natural knack for finding open spaces in the defense.
  • Possesses a large frame and outstanding ball skills, making him a formidable target, especially in the red zone.
  • Boasts a wide catch radius with strong hands and long arms, enabling him to make challenging catches look routine.
  • Effective play strength at the catch point, allowing him to dominate in traffic.
  • Exemplary leadership qualities, serving as a team captain and showcasing his importance to team dynamics.
  • Notable for his sneaky straight-line speed and ability to generate extra yardage after the catch through adequate contact balance and a useful stiff arm.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Lacks play strength in the lower body, affecting his ability to win against stronger defensive ends as an in-line blocker.
  • Displays choppy steps as a route runner, leading to predictability and less efficiency in route execution.
  • Shows inconsistency in sink and burst at the top of routes, potentially limiting separation against NFL-level talent.
  • Struggles with contact balance, making it challenging to stay on his feet through tackle attempts.
  • Upper body strength needs improvement, evident in run-blocking where he sometimes fails to sustain blocks against defenders.
Scouting Report: Summary
Jared Wiley enters the NFL Draft with a skill set that flashes potential for versatility and impact at the pro level. His frame, catch radius, and ability to snag contested throws position him as a viable red-zone threat and a mismatch option against smaller DBs in the seam. Wiley's alignment versatility and fluidity in space highlight his potential as a chess piece in an offensive coordinator's playbook. However, his tape also reveals areas for growth, particularly in the trenches. His run-blocking technique and leverage need fine-tuning to hold up against the stout run defenders in the NFL trenches.

The evaluation of Wiley’s transition to the NFL brings to light the quintessential tight-end dilemma: the balance between being a potent offensive weapon and a functional blocker in the run game. His natural receiving abilities—evident in his soft hands and body control—are tempered by the need for enhanced play strength and more sophisticated route-running savvy to elude pro-level linebackers and safeties. Teams will weigh his immediate value as a pass-catcher against the developmental curve required to round out his in-line blocking and route precision.

Jared Wiley percentiles vs other Tight Ends (NFL Combine historically - higher value represents better perfomance)

How other scouting services rate Jared Wiley (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
128.5
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
9.0
*Percentile Ranking in Player's Position Group (NFL Combine Historical Data): This percentile reflects how a player's specific statistics rank in comparison to historical performances at the NFL Combine, specifically within their position group. A higher percentile indicates a better performance. For instance, being in the 90th percentile for a particular stat means the player outperformed 90% of their peers in that category.

*Similarity Percentage: This percentage is calculated based on a comprehensive analysis of various factors, including height, weight, 40-yard dash times, on-field performance statistics, and overall player rating. The analysis is conducted against our database of draft prospects from 2021 to 2023. This similarity score helps in evaluating how closely a current prospect aligns with past prospects. It is important to note, however, that this score reflects similarities based on college production and attributes, and does not account for eventual success or performance in the NFL.