Julius Thomas Scouting Report
Julius Thomas
Julius Thomas - Portland St. (HT: 6-4⅝ - WT: 256)
Combine 40: 4.68 - Pro Day 40: N/A - Position Rank: 8 of 30

Positives: Athletic... Good size... Good speed... Good flexibility, body control and balance... Can create some matchup problems... Can stretch the field... Big, soft hands... Good receiver... Catches the ball away from his body... Can make tough catches... Runs well with the football... Fairly elusive in the open field... Adequate blocker in space... Thick lower body, has the potential to improve as a blocker... Could also be considered as an H-Back... Had a good combine, looked natural and fluid in positional drills... Has tremendous upside, a four-year letterman in basketball who walked on to the football team prior to the 2010 season... Gets a lot of comparisons to Jermichael Finley.

Negatives: A bit raw as a route runner... Rounds off his routes... Lacks ideal awareness in zone coverage... Not much of an in-line blocker... Doesn't generate much power... Lack of football experience, prior to this season had only played as a freshman in high school... Played in a run-heavy offense at Portland State... Lack of competition playing at the FCS level.

Season Team   REC YDS AVG LNG TD
  29 453 15.6 55 2
2010 Portland St.   29 453 15.6 55 2

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