John Brunner
John Brunner  WR  Western Illinois | NFL Draft 2021 Souting Report - Portrait Image
John Brunner
Height
6-3
Weight
200 lbs
College
Western Illinois
Position
WR
Class
Senior
Home town
Clearwater, FL
58.0/100
Player Rating
58
PositionRank
4.58
FortyYD Time
Receptions
37
Rec YDs
625
Rec TDs
3
Rec AVG
16.9

John Brunner WR Western Illinois | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

John Brunner WR Western Illinois
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 4.58 seconds
Height: 6-3 Weight: 200 lbs
Position rank: #58
College Games Played: 17
College Snap Count: 599
DRAFT GRADE - ROUND: UDFA
Overall Rating: 58.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Hands:
53%
Short Receiving:
49%
Intermediate Routes:
54%
Deep Threat:
50%
Blocking:
55%
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.
  • 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.
  • Does not possess top breakaway speed, though he's rarely caught from behind.
  • Has good body strength to squirm out of tackles with the coordination to maneuver his frame between defenders.
  • Good quickness off the line. Has size and quickness to get off NFL press.
Weaknesses
  • Does not always use his hands to secure deep throws, allowing the ball into his pads and chest.
  • Hands are good, not great. Will drop some easy balls and sometimes will body catch. Occasionally fails to high point.
  • Not a burner or consistent vertical threat. Has a lanky frame and will be overmatched physically by most cornerbacks in the NFL. Needs to be more competitive in tight coverage.
  • 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.
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How other scouting services rate John Brunner (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
159.0