DFW 2017 ROOKIE PROFILE: WR Chris Godwin

*2014Penn StateBig TenFRWR1326338132210.502833912.12
*2015Penn StateBig TenSOWR13691101165000691101165
2016Penn StateBig TenJRWR135998216.6111131306099516.611
CareerPenn State154242115.7183144.70157243515.518

Chris Godwin – Jr / 6’1″ / 209 lbs – Penn State

  • 59 catches for 982 yards and 11 TDs in his junior year which were down from his sophomore year while finishing his 3 year career with 154 catches for 2,421 yards and 18 TDs.
  • Has the ability to dominate, against USC in the Rose Bowl he had 9 catches for 187 yards and 2 touchdowns.
  • Athletic and explosive WR who ran the 40 in 4.42 with solid size.
  • Big play potential at the next level using his ability to score TDs and YAC.
  • Has the ability to go up and get contested catches at it’s highest point with a strong 36″ vertical.  Probably one of the best in the draft which is always a major checkbox for most dynasty owners.
  • Amazing body control while adjusting to slightly off-target passes which give him a larger catch radius.
  • He pops off the screen when I watch his game tape with all sorts of route tree catches and YAC ability.
  • Outstanding hands and tore up the combine in the “gauntlet” passing drill.
  • Doesn’t shy away in the run game and is a physical blocker.
  • One of the more aggressive players in the draft this year which NFL teams will love along which is icing on the cake to go with his other abilities.
  • Solid footwork and handwork which help to get by presses and gain separation from defenders.
  • Can beat teams deep, over the middle or on bubble screens.
  • Doesn’t have any injury red flags.
  • Recruited by Cal, Connecticut, Boston College and Maryland before signing with PSU.
  • Rated by Rivals as a 4-star recruit coming out of HS
  • 2012 Delaware Gatorade Player of the Year
  • COMBINE UPDATE: 40 = 4.42, Vertical = 36″, Broad Jump = 10’5″, Bench = 19, 3-cone = 7.01
  • NFL DRAFT SELECTION: Round 2 with a small chance of making it into the late 1st.
  • DYNASTY ROOKIE: Godwin should be the 4-7th WR off the board in rookie drafts in the late 1st or early 2nd round.  His route running and physical abilities could get him on the field as a solid producer sooner rather than later.