a. he does not have one of the highest drop rates in this class, matter of fact he has one of the lowest at 4.49%. coming in 3rd in this class after Landry, and Evans.
b. you cannot knock him for the scheme he was in. Dabo wanted the ball in his hands asap, and they run a lot of screens, jet runs etc..... his scheme thrives off quick hitters. but lets not act as though that is all he ran. I have seen him run plenty of routes on all levels of the field. he caught 32% of his balls on post and corner routes. he also caught 34% of his balls on comeback routes.
How Are Their Hands?
Here are the drop rates for each of the WRs. I defined drops as balls that were easy receptions and likely bounced off the hands of a WR, not passes that a WR ‘could have caught’ with an acrobatic play.
- There’s not a whole lot of bad to see in this group. Anything below 6 or 7% is just about normal for NCAA wide receivers.
- The biggest player to watch out for here is Jordan Matthews who has a slightly above-average drop rate of 7.69%. There were a few 50/50 drops that I hedged on Matthews’ side for. He could realistically be anywhere between 7-11%. If you’re watching Matthews intently, keep an eye on his hands.
look again. His hands are not that good.