T.J. Yates Scouting Report
T.J. Yates
T.J. Yates - North Carolina (HT: 6-4 - WT: 220)
Combine 40: N/A - Pro Day 40: N/A - Position Rank: 14 of 20


Positives: Good with short and intermediate throws... Improved his accuracy as a senior, completed a career high 66.8 percent of his passes... Does a good job of hitting his receivers in stride... Has a quick, compact release... Throws a nice deep ball... A leader on and off the field, strong intangibles... Very experienced and battle tested, has started for four years in the ACC... Has good mobility within the pocket, does a good job of moving around to avoid the rush... Ideal size and bulk for the position... Looked much better in 2010 than in years past, set career highs across the board and seemed to have a confidence and poise this year that was lacking before... Plays in a pro-style offense under Butch Davis.

Negatives: Average arm strength, can make most NFL throws, but won't impress you with his arm... Has a tendency to throw out of a three-quarter arm slot... Has some mental lapses, really struggled at times this year, notably against Virginia Tech and Miami (FL)... Inconsistent performer, will look great one game, and completely off the next... Just an average athlete, not a running threat... Will be a 24 year old rookie... Has had a few lingering injuries throughout his career... Low ceiling, will be a nice developmental backup in the late rounds.

    Passing   Rushing
Season Team   COMP ATT PCT YDS AVG TD-INT   ATT YDS AVG LNG TD
Totals   795 1277 62.3 9377 7.3 58-46   220 -333 -1.5 24 7
2007 North Carolina   218 365 59.7 2655 7.27 14-18   73 -123 -1.7 14 2
2008 North Carolina   81 135 60.0 1168 8.6 11-4   24 -67 -2.8 7 1
2009 North Carolina   214 355 60.3 2136 6.0 14-15   44 -66 -1.5 11 1
2010 North Carolina   282 422 66.8 3418 8.1 19-9   79 -77 -1.0 24 3





(January 17, GBNReport.com) -- Auburn has announced that junior WR Darvin Adams has applied to the NFL to enter the 2011 draft. Adams led the Tigers in receiving this past season when he had 52 catches for almost a 1,000 yards and seven TDs. Underclassmen had until Saturdays deadline to apply for early entry to the draft, but names are still dribbling out as no one is obliged to actually make an announcement at that time.
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