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NFL Draft '99
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Craig Yeast | WR | Kentucky | SEC
Selected by Cincinnati Bengals in round 4, pick 3 (#98 overall)
Ht Wt 40 BP SS LS VJ BJ Grade
5'7" 164 4.49 - 4.18 11.40 32.5 9'4" 5.83
Craig Yeast
Chris Covatta/Allsport
He is a product of a great passing system and a gifted quarterback at Kentucky (Tim Couch)and as a result, he is very productive. He is a little guy with good speed and quickness and he has a good feel for the passing game. He doesn't, however, always play as fast as his speed would indicate and because of his lack of size, he can be pushed out of his routes in tight m/m coverage. He usually has good hands, but he will occasionally drop some easy balls. He can go up and get the tough ball and will compete in traffic and has a great feel for finding the open zone. He is a not a premier "edge" guy, but would fit in nicely as a No. 3 or No. 4 WR and should be comfortable in the slot. This is a "what you see is what you get" type receiver that won't excite, but will contribute.

1998 Receiving Statistics
Receptions Receiving Yards Yards Per Reception Touchdowns
87 1342 15.4 14

1998 Rushing Statistics
Rushing Yards Attempts Average per Rush Touchdowns
93 8 11.6 0

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