Biography: Played with the first team since his sophomore season. All-conference selection last year after leading Boise State in receiving with 62 receptions/994 yards/16 TDs. Junior numbers included 32/582/5.
Positives: Reliable possession receiver with good size. Displays focus and eye/hand coordination as well as soft hands. Extends to make the reception away from his frame, looks the ball into his hands and nicely adjusts to the errant throw. Consistently on the same page as his quarterback. Finds the open seam in the defense and easily makes the reception in stride. Displays sharpness into routes, battles to make the reception and gets up in a crowd to come away with the ball.
Negatives: One-speed receiver who lacks a burst. Minimal quickness in his game.
Analysis: Shoemaker was productive and dependable on the college level and enters the draft as one of the most underrated receivers available. He possesses the size and wherewithal to produce in the NFL with the skills necessary to develop into a fourth or fifth receiver on a roster.
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