Tutu Atwell
Tutu Atwell  WR  Louisville | NFL Draft 2021 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Tutu Atwell
Height
5-9
Weight
165
College
Louisville
Position
WR
Class
Junior
Home town
Miami
86.0/100
Player Rating
8
PositionRank (WR)
4.42
FortyYD Time
Receptions
46
Rec YDs
625
Rec TDs
7
Rec AVG
13.6
Tutu Atwell Prospect Overview
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Tutu Atwell WR Louisville | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Tutu Atwell WR Louisville
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

ROLE: Slot Receiver
Last Updated: 03/22/2021
Draft Year: 2021
40 time: 4.42 seconds (79%*)
Age: 24.4 DOB: 10/07/1999
Measurables:
Height: 5-9 (7%*) Weight: 165 (1%*)
Forty: 4.42 (O) (79%*)
0% 100%
(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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ROLE: Slot Receiver
Last Updated: 03/22/2021
Draft Year: 2021
40 time: 4.42 seconds (79%*)
Age: 24.4 DOB: 10/07/1999
Measurables:
0% 100%
Height: 5-9 (7%*) Weight: 165 (1%*)
Forty: 4.42 (O) (79%*)
(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: 86.0 / 100
Average rating of opposition Defense player has faced
Defense Rating:
76%
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QB Rating When targeted: 112.8
Hands:
84%
Short Receiving:
87%
Intermediate Routes:
91%
Deep Threat:
94%
Blocking:
71%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 2nd - Mid
Overall Rank: #41 Position rank: #8
College Games: 34 College Snaps: 1440
Grade: 3 ESPN  Stars 3 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 75/100
Grade: 247 Sports 3  Stars 247 Sports 86 Stars 247 RATING: 86/100
Grade: 3 Stars 3 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.7 (93%)
LosAngeles Rams Drafted: 2021: ROUND: 2 - Pick Number: 57 (LAR)

A tiny receiver (just 5'9") Tutu joins a large and talented crop of WR prospects in this year's draft. After a breakout year in 2019 he had a less productive one in 2020 as he dealt with a few injuries and teams were more aware of what he is capable of doing. In 2019 he led the ACC with over 1,200 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns.

A shifty player slot with blazing speed (reported 4.28 in the past), Louisville coaches liked to either hit Tutu with a quick-hitter and let him make a play or send him deep on nine-routes. Very few players have the kind of speed Tutu does in fact he made it onto our fastest players in the NFL draft list at position # 2.

The main knock on Atwell is an obvious one: he is built for speed no doubt, but he certainly isn't built to take a pounding in the NFL - as he is comically thin and we worry whether he can develop into anything other than a deep threat. It would be dangerous to send him over the middle as it's unlikely he would survive for long.

Atwell could also could stand to improve in a number of key areas, including route running and his hands.

We expect him to be picked early in the second round.

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How other scouting services rate Tutu Atwell (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
81.6
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
12.0
*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.