Redskins Snatch Miami WR Hankerson In Third Round At #79

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NFL Draft Gab’s Scouting Report:

Leonard Hankerson, WR, Miami (FL.), 6’3 208

Position Ranking: #3

Strengths: Hankerson is one of a few wide receivers in this class with the ideal combination of size and playing speed for the NFL level. Smooth route-runner who comes out of his breaks crisply and plays balanced in all his movements. Has good dexterity when extending and making catches away from his frame, behind him, and when adjusting quickly to make catches low and away.

Can be a deep threat at the next level and shows good catch up burst when tracking and the quickness to separate at the top of his route when asked to go downfield. Good release quickness off the line of scrimmage to close the cushion; quick feet for his size. Has improved year to year with his route running and uses head nods and feet to push the cornerback away from his spot or set the defender up on the deep routes.

Understands zone coverage and knows how and when to settle in a soft spot. Tough after the catch. Can make the spectacular reception in traffic. Hard runner.

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