Samson Nacua
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Samson Nacua
Height
6-4
Weight
195
College
BYU
Position
WR
Class
Senior
Home town
Provo, UT
56.0/100
Player Rating
64
PositionRank
4.53
FortyYD Time
Receptions
21
Rec YDs
329
Rec TDs
3
Rec AVG
15.7

Samson Nacua WR BYU | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Samson Nacua WR BYU
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 4.53 seconds
Height: 6-4 Weight: 195
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Overall Rating: 56.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Hands:
37%
Short Receiving:
54%
Intermediate Routes:
58%
Deep Threat:
55%
Blocking:
57%
DRAFT GRADE: UDFA Position rank: #64
College Games: 43 College Snaps: 1021
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (78/100)
Strengths
  • Has good body strength to squirm out of tackles with the coordination to maneuver his frame between defenders.
  • Does not possess top breakaway speed, though he's rarely caught from behind.
  • 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.
  • He is quicker than fast and lacks elite wheels to simply blow by defenders, but he has good football speed.
  • Goes up high for jump balls. Good flexibility and reach to snatch back-shoulder throws.
Weaknesses
  • Hands are good, not great. Will drop some easy balls and sometimes will body catch. Occasionally fails to high point.
  • Inconsistent high-pointing passes. Allows too many throws into his body when facing the quarterback.
  • Does not always use his hands to secure deep throws, allowing the ball into his pads and chest.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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How other scouting services rate Samson Nacua (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
912.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
139.0