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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
PLAYERS
A.J. Green
Round 1, Pick 4
Position: WR
Class:  3Jr
School: Georgia
Conference: Southeastern
HT: 6-3.5
WT: 211
40 Time: 4.48
Biography: "Three-year starter awarded all-Conference honors since his freshman season and named an All-American last year. Totaled 57/848/9 in 2010 when he started eight games, missing four contests because of an NCAA suspension. Had 53/808/6 as a sophomore and 56/963/8 as a freshman."

Positives: "Game-breaking receiver with the skills to take over contests on a weekly basis. Athletic, explosive, and well-rounded in all aspects. Fluid, graceful receiver who runs crisp routes, sharply getting into breaks then separating from defenders on exit. Comes back to the ball, finds the open space in the defense, and uses his hands to come free from opponents. Rarely breaks stride to make the reception, extends his hands, and catches the pass away from his frame. Displays both soft and strong hands, snatches the pass from the air, and quickly transitions to running after the catch. High points the ball, easily makes the reception in contorted positions, and comes away with the catch in a crowd. Displays amazing quickness and explosiveness with the ability to run away from defenders. Plays faster than his forty time. Lays out for the difficult catch. Has the ability to turn it on in a single step. Displays running back-type moves when the ball is in his hands."

Negatives: Gets marginal results blocking. Occasionally takes his eyes off the ball and loses focus.

Analysis: "Since stepping on the field as a freshman in 2008, Green has been one of the better and more explosive receivers in college football. He's a terrific prospect with outstanding size and the skill to be a number one wide out at the next level. He needs to smooth out some of the rough edges of his game, but he is a dominant player and one of the best prospects in this year's draft."

Projection: 1st
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2010 Receiving Statistics
Receptions Receiving Yards Average Per Reception Receiving Touchdowns
57 848 14.9 9
2010 Rushing Statistics
Rushing Yards Attempts Average Per Rush Touchdowns
44 3 14.7 0
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