A speedy return man and wide receiver, Marvin Hall Jr. impresses with his natural athleticism, speed, and nose for the ball. At 5’10, 188 pounds, Hall boasts a 40-inch vertical and a 4.28-second 40-yard dash (hand timed). Hall had a prolific career in high school playing football in his hometown city of Los Angeles, where he was named to the Tacoma-News Tribune’s “Western 100” list of top recruits in the west. He played under Steve Sarkisian at the University of Washington, recording 25 catches for 409 yards in his time with the Huskies. Now with the Atlanta Falcons, Hall hopes to use his speed and returning abilities to make an instant impact on the Falcons offense.
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Star of the 2017 season of Hard Knocks, Bobo Wilson is a force to be recogned with. This young man has the speed and determination to be a dominant force within the NFL.
Bobo Wilson is the epitome of a slot reciever with the speed to attack the seam or work over the middle on the first and second levels. He play with the awareness of a veteran reciever making him a serious treat to his opponents. His explosion off the line immediately put corners on ther heels in a retreat. Bobo excels with his natural acceleration allowing him to get open quickly underneath. Bobo posesses exceptional body control allowing him to grab the ball from any where around his body. Let's not forget his ability to a playmaker as a return man. He has both punt and kick return experience and is able to make things happen on the field.
With the recent activation to the 53 man Roster of the Bucs, the world is about to see the dawning of a new era. The Bobo era.
Florida State Stats
Rec:133 Yards: 1563 Avg: 11.7 TD: 8
Although Russell was one of the top high school receivers in the Washington D.C. metro area, he struggled to meet the academic requirements needed to play college ball. After attending a prep academy, he walked onto the Toledo campus as a regular student and eventually earned the right to play. Once he did, he showed his talent, being voted on the coaches' All-MAC squad all four of his collegiate seasons, three times on the third team before moving up to grab second-team honors in 2015. As a redshirt freshman, he caught 56 passes for a career-high 960 yards and five scores. He caught 59 passes for 728 yards and six touchdowns as a sophomore, 51 for 770 and eight scores in 2014, and finished off his career with 36 receptions for 618 yards and five touchdowns.
Drops hips and opens very quickly to find the ball on comebacks. Does his best work in intermediate game working back to throws in space. Lulls defenders with varied route speed when working the middle of the field. Had some issues with drops this year, but appears to be natural hands catcher. Ball winner down the field with great high point and ball tracking. Shows some route savvy in his work.
Weight: 205 lb.
Arm length: 33 7/8"
Hands: 9 1/2"
4.44 40-yard dash
31 inch vertical jump
One of the most heralded high school football prospects coming out of Los Angeles, De’Anthony Thomas was a five-star recruit listed as the number one athlete prospect in the class of 2011 by Rivals.com. Thomas split time between running back and wide receiver playing under Chip Kelly’s famed Oregon Ducks offense, and was also one of the team’s biggest special team threats as the primary return man. He set the school record for most touchdowns scored by a freshmen with 18, and led the Pac-12 in rushing yards per attempt as a junior with 7.6 yards per carry. Drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Thomas remains one of the Chiefs’ most versatile offensive weapons as a wide receiver, running back, and punt returner. With his elusiveness and speed, he remains a threat every time on the field, keeping defenders honest by forcing them to pay attention to his every movement on the field. Thomas hopes to progress as an explosive offensive weapon in the upcoming season.
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Draft: Rnd 4, Pick 124 (2014/KC)
A speedy slot receiver, Bernard Reedy plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who signed him in 2016. Reedy had a prolific college career playing for the University of Toledo, where he totaled 195 receptions for 2,743 yards and 23 touchdowns. He was also a first-team All-MAC selection as a wide receiver, punter, and kick returner during his junior year. With soft hands, quick reflexes, and an explosive leaping ability, Reedy more than makes up for his slightly undersized 5’9, 175-pound frame. As a vocal leader and former Team Captain for Toledo, Reedy hopes to make his presence felt on the Buccaneers roster as a well-rounded slot receiver.
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, FL
Kache Palacio is a linebacker/fullback for the Seattle Seahawks. At 6’2, 225 pounds, Palacio boasts upside as a linebacker with the versatility to play fullback on offense. He had a prolific career playing linebacker for the Washington State Cougars, finishing 10th in program history for career sacks with 16 total sacks. He also added 146 tackles, seven forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries in 50 games played for the Cougars. Now playing under Pete Carroll for the Seahawks, Palacio hopes to make an impact as a versatile offensive and defensive weapon.
Birthplace: Gardena, CA
School: Washington State
A big bodied wide receiver with blazing speed and explosive athleticism, Breshad Perriman was drafted 26th by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2015 NFL Draft. Perriman played college football at the University of Central Florida, racking up 115 receptions for 2,243 yards and 16 touchdowns in just three seasons. He wowed coaches and scouts at UCFs Pro Day, recording two sub-4.3 40-yard dashes. Perriman boasts elite athleticism at his size, and even participated in USA Track and Field and Junior Olympic events across the country as a high schooler. With the Ravens, Perriman recorded 33 receptions for 499 yards during the 2016-2017 regular season. He hopes to make a definitive impact on the Ravens offense as one of the team’s go-to wide receivers.
Birthplace: Rochester Hills, MI
Draft: Rnd 1, Pick 26 (2015/BAL)
School: Central Florida