Dax Raymond

TE-Utah State

HT- 6’4” WT- 245 lbs
DOB- N/A
Year- Junior
Recruit- 2 Star
Grade- 78
NFL Comp- Dallas Goedert
Games Scouted- @ Michigan State (2018), Vs Air Force (2018), Vs North Texas (2018).
Injury History- Back (2016), Broken Hand (2018). (-2).
Accolades- Senior Bowl.

Assessment

EAST LANSING, MI – AUGUST 31: Darwin Thompson #5 of the Utah State Aggies celebrate his fourth quarter touchdown with Dax Raymond #87 and Quin Ficklin #51 while playing the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium on August 31, 2018 in East Lansing, Michigan. Michigan State won the game 38-31. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Strength/Physicality: You would expect a player of is size to be stronger. Physical player, seems to embrace contact. Has good strength but you want it to be better. 18/24.

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Hands: Good hands, and shows a good catch radius. Sometimes has a tendency to not extend his arms to make a catch. Good job catching in traffic, and while taking a hit. 16/18.

Speed/Athleticism: Has good speed, will probably run a 4.6 forty. Long strider. Has good athleticism, can make moves in the open field that make him difficult to bring down. 14/16.

Blocking: Decent blocker, but inconsistent. Shows the intensity that is desired. Good hit power that can knock over an unsuspecting defender. Not sure if his blocking technique will hold up in the NFL. Sometimes misses blocks he should make. 9/14.

Receiver Skills: Shows decent receiving skills, but sometimes lacks the effort. Want to see better body control. Struggles to create separation. Needs to develop his route running, as well as expand on his route tree. 7/12.

Versatility: Very versatile. Lined up all across the formation and was used for many different functions of the offense. 9/10.

FBI/Attitude: Sometimes lacks the necessary effort on a play. Hard to gage his FBI. Doesn’t look like it’s great. Wasn’t afraid to call out someone is the locker room, so he has leadership. I’m told he always offered rides to teammates who didn’t have them. 4/6.

Overall: Raymond has tremendous upside in the league. While right now, his prospectus is a little low, Raymond can develop into a very solid option in the league. 77/100.

Personality Assessment:

Spent a year on a mission trip for the Mormon Church. Good teammate, good person. (+3)

Stats:

Career: 26 Games, 70 Rec, 863 Yds, 12.3 Avg, 3 TDs.

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