Check your Mail!

CNN/SI Home Draft Center Home Other NFL News Other College Football News Draft Guide Top 200 Film Room All-Time No. 1's 1997 Draft 1998 Draft Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Players Position Teams Schools Conference
NFL Draft '99
Grading System
Eugene Baker | WR | Kent | Mid-American
Selected by Atlanta Falcons in round 5, pick 31 (#164 overall)
Ht Wt 40 BP SS LS VJ BJ Grade
6'0" 167 4.46 - 4.03 10.96 36.5 10'2" 5.28
He is a tall slender WR that is much tougher than his body type would indicate. He is very dependable and will come over middle and is not afraid to take a hit. He has solid hands and rarely drops the ball and knows how to work the DB. On the NFL level, however, it is a fact that he will face more physical corners than he did in college and his ability to escape the jam and tight m/m coverage is a real question mark. He may be a guy that is pushed out of his routes and if that is the case, he will not be in the NFL very long. He must try to add a little size and strength to be able to compete, but his receiving skills are solid enough to make a roster.

1998 Receiving Statistics
Receptions Receiving Yards Yards Per Reception Touchdowns
49 685 14 4

1998 Rushing Statistics
Rushing Yards Attempts Average per Rush Touchdowns
15 2 7.5 0

To the top

Copyright © 1999 CNN/SI. A Time Warner Company.
All Rights Reserved.

Terms under which this service is provided to you.
Read our privacy guidelines.