Bralon Addison

University of Oregon
WR #2
5’10” 190

Pros:

  • Experience and success as a punt returner
  • Ability to return and improve after missing an entire season
  • Versatility (scored 14 touchdowns four different ways, including one passing and one punt return)
  • Lateral quickness and agility
  • Vision
  • One-cut runner
  • Deceptive strength; often isn’t taken down by the first defender
  • Good in the screen game
  • Field awareness is a huge positive as he can find the first down marker and
  • Tremendous burst and acceleration
  • Home run hitter
  • Extends routes as the play continues
  • Can go up high to snag passes out of the air

Cons:

  • Size and system will cause his stock to fall
  • Size and length will also limit him when it comes to 50/50 balls
  • Small frame
  • Lacks a large catch radius
  • Wasn’t asked to block downfield very often
  • Teams will have questions about his knee injury

Before missing the entire 2014 campaign due to an injury suffered in the Spring Game, Addison was honorable mention Pac-12 all-conference pick after starting 11 of Oregon’s 13 games as the team’s second-leading receiver stands sixth all-time in single-season receptions with 61, while finishing the year with 890 receiving yards and seven touchdowns; he also ranked 14th in the country (second in the Pac-12) in punt returns (14.1 avg.), returning 20 punts for 281 yards and two and earning Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week after tying a school record with two punt returns for scores in win over Cal. Addison returned to form in 2015 to earn second-team Pac-12 all-conference accolades as the Ducks’ leading receiver in touchdown receptions (10), ranking seventh in the Pac-12 in catches (63), and 10th in receiving yards (804). He hauled in a reception in each of the team’s 13 games, including three with 100 receiving yards or more.

Pro comp: Brandin Cooks

Projected draft value: 3rd-5th round

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