Geronimo Allison

University of Illinois
WR #8
6’4″, 200

Pros:

  • Averaged 14 yards per catch in his two year career
  • Great size
  • Long strider with speed
  • Crisp routes
  • Ability to recover and avoided getting completely rerouted
  • Tremendous ball tracking
  • Can cut and change direction without gearing up or down
  • Great use of the stiff arm
  • Releases outside well
  • Willingness and ability to block down field; squares defender up
  • Strong showing at East-West Shrine Game

Cons:

  • Slender physique, will need to add weight to frame
  • Doesn’t create much separation
  • Body control and field awareness aren’t great
  • Tends to juggle or double catch passes
  • Physical corners will have their way with him in press
  • Didn’t start playing football until he was a high school sophomore
  • Focus drops; drop rate just under 11 percent

The former three star recruit and JUCO product produced during his two years in Champaign, hauling in 106 passes for 1,480 yards and eight touchdowns. Geronimo Allison had his best year in 2015 when he caught 61 balls for 882 yards and three touchdowns despite erratic quarterback play.

Pro comp: Marquess Wilson

Projected draft value: 4th-6th round

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