Slade Bolden
Slade Bolden  WR  Alabama | NFL Draft 2022 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Slade Bolden
Height
5-11
Weight
194
College
Alabama
Position
WR
Class
Junior
Home town
West Monroe, LA
75.4/100
Player Rating
38
PositionRank (WR)
4.66
FortyYD Time
Receptions
42
Rec YDs
408
Rec TDs
3
Rec AVG
9.7

Slade Bolden WR Alabama | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Slade Bolden WR Alabama
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #274 Position Rank: #38 (WR)
40 time: 4.66 seconds
Height: 5-11 Weight: 194
Hands: 9 6/8 Arms: 29 3/8 Span: 73 2/8
Date of Birth: 01/26/1999 Age: 23.6
NFL Combine & Pro-Day Results
Overall Rating: 75.4 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Hands:
79%
Short Receiving:
66%
Intermediate Routes:
74%
Deep Threat:
59%
Blocking:
58%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #38
College Games: 37 College Snaps: 994
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (77/100)
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #371 Pos Rank: #64 State Rank: #34
College Combine Results
Strengths
  • Balanced, savvy route runner with top field awareness, setting up and selling routes beautifully.
  • A savvy, natural pass-catcher with reliable hands and very good focus. Snatches the ball out of the air and shows the concentration to make acrobatic catches look easy.
  • 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 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.
  • Does not have exceptional straight-line speed but takes advantage of open seams when his quarterback is on target.
  • Does a nice job locating and tracking deep passes and is a legitimate vertical threat. Willing to go up and attack the ball.
  • 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.
Weaknesses
  • Has only average height and overall length. Lacks initial burst off the line of scrimmage and has more build-up speed than track wheels. Limited explosiveness and flexibility and will struggle to separate against pro defensive backs
  • Does not always use his hands to secure deep throws, allowing the ball into his pads and chest.
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How other scouting services rate Slade Bolden (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
307.3
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
40.0
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