PRO Trashman’s 2019 Pre-NFL Draft Rookie Running Back and Wide Receiver Rankings

These are my final rankings for the 2019 Running Back and Wide Receiver Classes. I graded 24 (RB) and 20 (WR) categories weighted on a 150-point scale including criterion such as speed, balance, body control, hands, blocking in addition to position specific abilities like separation and route running for receivers and lateral agility and short

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PRO 2019 Rookie Spotlight: Hakeem Butler, WR Iowa State

Rookie Spotlight: Hakeem Butler, Iowa St. Height: 6’4’’ (official) Weight: 220 lbs (official) Hands: 9 7/8” (official) Arm: 35 1/4” (official) 40 yard dash: 4.48 (Combine) NFL Comparison: Plaxico Burress, Equanimeous St. Brown Pros – rare size/speed combo – possibly largest WR wingspan in the NFL – impressive RAC – successful against press coverage Cons

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PRO 2019 Rookie Spotlight: Darius Slayton, WR Auburn

Rookie Spotlight: Darius Slayton, Auburn University Height: 6’1’’ (official) Weight: 190 lbs (official) Hands: 10” (official) Arm: 32 3/4” (official) 40 yard dash: 4.39 (Combine) NFL Comparison: Dede Westbrook, DJ Chark Pros – versatile – blazing straight-line speed – tracks ball well in the air – productive after the catch Cons – inconsistent hands –

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