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Chase Coffman
SELECTED BY: Bengals Round 3 (34)
SI Grade
Position: Class:
School: Conference: Ht., Wt.:
6-5.5, 244
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BIOGRAPHY: "Three-year starter awarded all-Conference honors since his sophomore campaign, as well as being named an All-American after his senior season. 2008 John Mackey Tight End Award winner after receiving numbers of 90/987/10. Junior totals included 51/523/7 after 58/638/9 as a sophomore."

POSITIVES: "Reliable pass-catching tight end with natural receiving skills. Solid route runner who quickly gets into breaks, stays low on exit, and immediately positions himself to make the reception. Displays terrific eye/hand coordination, adjusts to the errant throw, and extends to make the reception away from his frame. Possesses good football awareness, remains focused on the field, and gets vertical to pull the ball from the air. Makes a lot of athletic receptions on the field. Shows skill blocking down the field, and gives effort in all aspects."

NEGATIVES: "Solid athlete, yet not a physically gifted tight end who consistently gets separation down the field. Lacks top blocking size, and rarely used on the line of scrimmage in Missouri's spread offense."

ANALYSIS: "Coffman is a reliable prospect who possesses consistent hands and a good head for the position. He's not a spectacular player, rather very solid in all aspects of the game, and Kaufman could eventually develop into a starter on the NFL level."

PROJECTION: Second Round

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