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Tim Dwight
WR, Iowa

Name
Jsy
College
HT
WT
Tim Dwight
6
Iowa
5081
184

40
BP
SS
LS
VJ
BJ
Grade
Rd.
4.63
N/A
4.08
11.37
30.5
09’03”
6.06
3


Background

1997- One of four co-captains...1st team all-american return specialist by American Football Coaches Assoc...1st team All-Big Ten by media...2nd team All-Big Ten by coaches of the Big Ten...started 11 games...leads nation in punt returns for the 3rd time in last four seasons...ranked 7th in the Big Ten in scoring, receiving yds. per game., all- purpose yds...only Iowa player ever to surpass 1000 career yds. receiving on punt returns and KOR...1996- 1st team All- American punt returner by Football Writers Assoc...2nd team All-Big Ten by Big Ten coaches and media...started all 12 games and started 23 straight games...ranked 2nd nationally on punt returns...led the Big Ten in punt returns for the 2nd time in three seasons...top receiver with 51 catches and 4 TDs...1995- Ranked 4th in Big Ten in receiving yds. per game...5th in catches per game and 11th in scoring...started 11 of 12 games...led team in punt returns...1994- Saw action in all 11 games, playing both offense and defense...led Big Ten in punt returns and ranked 13th in KOR...played both offense and defense...big part of Iowa's special teams, both on returns and kick coverage...

High School

All american by Steet & Smith, Blue Chip, Lemming, & Super Prep...Gatorade and Iowa Newspaper Assoc. Player of the Year...1st ever back to back Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year...1st team all-state as a junior and senior...1st team all-conference last three seasons...Iowa Athlete of the Year...

Academics

Open major at Iowa University...

Stats

1997- 42 no...704 yds...8 TD...1996-51no...751 yds...4 TD...1995- 46 no...816 yds...9 TD...1997- 8 att...85 yds...1996- 9 att...68 yds...3 TD...1995- 7 att...111 yds...2 TD...1994- 13 att...58 yds...1 TD.

Summary

This is everybody’s favorite player in this draft and the kind of guy that we all pull for...he is a little guy that is “quicker than fast”...he almost looks like an undersized RB rather than a WR...he did not have great times at the combine, although he has an exc track background and has run much faster...he is an overachiever at WR that has exc versatility...he contributes in the return game and he is very effective as a PR and more than adequate as a KOR...he does a great job competing for the ball and he plays with outstanding pride and toughness...he will fight to make every play and although he is not real natural in his receiving skills, he will make all the catches and always figures out a way to get the job done...he does an exc job in big games and wants the ball in key situations...he has exc overall quickness, is elusive in the open field, and shows a short burst...he will sacrifice his body to make the play and he runs good overall routes...his problem is the size area...if he can’t avoid the jam, he has trouble and he can be pushed around a little bit in and out of his routes...while his hands are good, he is not magical in the receivng area and he does have short arms which hinder him from making the circus catch...this is a guy that adds a touch of class to a roster and if he can fill in as special teams standout and return specialist, while helping in the passing game as a backup WR, he could be a nice fit for the right NFL team...he may not be a star on the NFL level but he has enough talent and strong intangibles to forge a nice career for himself.

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