Eagles haul in Reagor at No. 21

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The Philadelphia Eagles selected wide receiver Jalen Reagor out of TCU with 21st overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Reagor will bring deep speed to an Eagles receiving corps that suffered from injuries and a general lack of production last season. Reagor eclipsed 1,000 yards receiving in 2018 but was hindered by poor quarterback play last year when he finished with only 611 yards and five touchdowns.

Reagor's father, Montae, played nine seasons in the NFL as a defensive tackle, winning Super Bowl XLI with the Indianapolis Colts.

Prospect Profile

School: TCU
Height: 5-11
Weight: 206 lbs

Positives

  • Impressive overall athleticism
  • Deep speed to challenge defenses over the top
  • Wins with quickness out of breaks underneath
  • Possesses change-of-direction abilities and route nuance to create separation
  • High-points the ball extremely well for his size
  • Shifty and explosive playmaker after the catch
  • Brings added value as a return man on special teams

Negatives

  • Lacks the ideal height and frame to play outside
  • Ran a limited route tree in college
  • Drops are an issue
  • Struggles to work through contact at the line and in his routes
  • Major drop-off in production in 2019

Bottom Line

Reagor is a dynamic talent who could fit in any NFL offense. He'll make plenty of plays in the vertical game thanks to his downfield speed and ability to high-point the ball. But he also has the traits to create separation and produce in the short and intermediate areas of the field - something he wasn't asked to do much at TCU. It's probably safe to chalk up his disappointing 2019 campaign to being stuck in a poor offense. Reagor should be far more productive at the next level, and his well-rounded skill set could even allow for the kind of smooth transition that leads to instant impact.

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