Jump to content
  • Welcome!

    Register and log in easily with Twitter or Google accounts!

    Or simply create a new Huddle account. 

    Members receive fewer ads , access our dark theme, and the ability to join the discussion!


Round 6 (B) Shi Smith - WR - S. Carolina

Recommended Posts


Smith played inside and outside at South Carolina, but will be a slot on the next level. He has an ability to slip and accelerate past press coverage. He will primarily work the first two levels of the field and he's very tough to pull in throws in traffic, but he takes on excessive punishment at times with the way he plays. He has plenty of experience as a gadget player who's able to handle the quick game and jet sweeps. His physicality makes him an interesting option as a possession player with potential middle-round value.
  • Unspectacular but rock-steady production throughout career.
  • Has shown ability to handle high volume of targets.
  • Able to slip press fairly consistently.
  • Improved elements of his route-running in 2020.
  • Did a much better job of disguising slants and overall route intentions.
  • Maintains play speed through cuts and stems.
  • Speed to challenge downfield against single-man looks.
  • Able to fight through heavy collisions and continue to play.
  • Has gadget receiver potential.
  • Good burst to elude tacklers on jet sweeps, pop passes and receiver screens.
  • Offers kick return experience.
  • Leggy and high cut.
  • Absorbs route redirection too readily.
  • Missed at least one game in all four seasons with different injuries.
  • Creates contested catches by drifting in his routes.
  • Needs to fight harder for catch space and work on his ball skills.
  • Inconsistent focus and catch radius.
  • Below average ball tracking downfield.
  • Pie 3
  • Flames 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Create New...