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2011 NFL Draft Profile: Edmond Gates

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Height: 5-11

Weight: 192lbs

PROS: Receiver with blazing speed and very good burst. Elusive receiver with and without the football, tough to bring down. Big play threat that’s a natural play maker. Adjusts to the ball well in the air catching a lot of poorly thrown footballs. Offers a weapon in the kick return game. Fastest wide receiver at the 2011 NFL Combine.

CONS: Despite catching a lot of poorly thrown balls, has a tendency to drop too many easy passes. Not a very polished receiver that will need to work on and refine his route running ability, relied a lot on his speed alone. Was originally a basketball player.


    Receiving
Season Team   REC YDS AVG LNG TD
TOTAL   158 2885 18.3 74 27
2007 Abilene Christian   12 285 23.8 66 1
2008 Abilene Christian   31 716 23.1 74 8
2009 Abilene Christian   49 702 14.3 72 5
2010 Abilene Christian   66 1182 17.9 55 13