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
7
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

Draft Year: 2021
40 time: 4.42 seconds (79%*)
Overall Rank: #40 Position Rank: #7 (WR)
Height: 5-9 (4%*)
Weight: 165 (1%*)
Weight: 165 (1%*)
Date of Birth: 10/07/1999 Age: 23.3
*Percentile caluculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Draft Year: 2021
40 time: 4.42 seconds (79%*)
Overall Rank: #40 Position Rank: #7 (WR)
Height: 5-9 (4%*) Weight: 165 (1%*)
Age: 23.3 DOB: 10/07/1999
*Percentile caluculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Overall Rating: 86.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
QB Rating When targeted: 112.8
Hands:
84%
Short Receiving:
87%
Intermediate Routes:
91%
Deep Threat:
94%
Blocking:
71%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 2nd - Mid Position rank: #7
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