TE Zach Gentry, Michigan

6’8” – 265 lbs. – 4.90 Did not play as a freshman, but appeared in seven games as a sophomore. Worked his way into the offense as a junior, posting 17-303-2, then followed that up with a 32-514-2 line as a senior to conclude his collegiate career. Has rare height for the position; weight isContinue reading “TE Zach Gentry, Michigan”

TE Tommy Sweeney, Boston College

6’5” – 251 lbs. – 4.83 Redshirted, then was little-used as a redshirt freshman, catching five passes. Has been the Eagles’ starting tight end ever since, posting lines of 26-353-3 in 2016, 36-512-4 in 2017, and 32-348-3 as a senior in 2018. Very solidly-built tight end with good musculature. Lines up all over the formation,Continue reading “TE Tommy Sweeney, Boston College”

TE T.J. Hockenson, Iowa**

6’5” – 251 lbs. – 4.70 Redshirted in 2016, then ended up with a 24-320-3 line the following season. Won the Mackey Award this past year following a 49-760-6 season, then declared for the draft. Big tight end who worked as an inline “Y” in Iowa’s pro-style offense, but who would also take snaps outside,Continue reading “TE T.J. Hockenson, Iowa**”

TE Noah Fant, Iowa*

6’4” – 249 lbs. – 4.50 Caught nine passes as a freshman, then stepped into a regular role the following season, posting 30-494-11. Had a 39-518-7 line as a junior before declaring for the draft. Well-built, although he will probably need to add some additional bulk in order to play as a “Y” (inline) tightContinue reading “TE Noah Fant, Iowa*”

TE Kendall Blanton, Missouri

6’6” – 262 lbs. – 4.95 Redshirted, then spent the next season as a reserve/special-teams player. Became the primary tight end in the following season, and spent three years in that role to conclude his career, posting lines of 16-161-3, 6-138-1, and 22-177-2. Tall, with good bulk and length for a pro tight end. LinesContinue reading “TE Kendall Blanton, Missouri”

TE Kaden Smith, Stanford*

6’5” – 255 lbs. – 4.92 Highly-regarded recruit who did not play as a freshman, but made an impact the following season, posting 23-414-5. Enjoyed a breakout junior year of 47-635-2, then decided to declare from the draft. Listed height and weight are in line with pro requirements, but has a somewhat linear build andContinue reading “TE Kaden Smith, Stanford*”

TE Jace Sternberger, Texas A&M*

6’4” – 251 lbs. – 4.75 Also played basketball in high school. Originally attended Kansas, where he redshirted and then caught one pass over ten games the following year before transferring to Northeastern Oklahoma A&M. Spent one season there, then came to Texas A&M, where he became a starter and ended up catching 48-832-10 beforeContinue reading “TE Jace Sternberger, Texas A&M*”

TE Isaac Nauta, Georgia*

6’3” – 244 lbs. – 4.91 Started five of thirteen games played as a freshman, going 29-361-3, then started nine games the following year, catching 9-114-2. Enjoyed his best season as a junior (30-430-3), then decided to declare for the draft. A little bit smaller than you’d like at the tight end position, with armsContinue reading “TE Isaac Nauta, Georgia*”

TE Irv Smith Jr., Alabama*

6’2” – 242 lbs. – 4.63 Father and uncle both played tight end in the NFL. Wasn’t a factor as a freshman, but started to produce a little bit the following season, going 14-128-3. Broke out this past season, going 44-710-7 as the Tide started to pass the ball more, then declared for the draft.Continue reading “TE Irv Smith Jr., Alabama*”

TE Foster Moreau, Louisiana St.

6’4” – 253 lbs. – 4.66 Started one of twelve games played as a freshman but did not record any statistics. Started five games as a sophomore but managed just six catches that season, then started the final twenty-six games of his collegiate career, posting similar lines of 24-278-3 and 22-272-2 in his junior andContinue reading “TE Foster Moreau, Louisiana St.”