Kyle Rudolph Scouting Report
Kyle Rudolph
Kyle Rudolph - Notre Dame (HT: 6-6 - WT: 265)
Combine 40: N/A - Pro Day 40: N/A - Position Rank: 1 of 30

Positives: Athletic... Good size... Good speed... Gets off the LOS quickly... Good short area quickness... Reaches top speed quickly... Can get separation... Runs crisp routes... Gets in and out of breaks quickly and smoothly... Good flexibility, body control and balance... Good receiver... Red zone target... Finds holes in zone coverage... Goes up after the ball... Adjusts to the ball well... Soft hands... Catches the ball away from his body... Physical... Can win jump balls... Can make tough catches... Does not go down easy... Strong stiff arm... Will break some tackles... Comes back toward LOS when plays break down... Good perimeter and second level blocker... Mentally tough... Good teammate... Could be over-drafted due to relatively poor tight end class... Great potential.

Negatives: Could add some muscle mass... Inconsistent concentration... Doesn't appear to play with a mean streak... Durability concerns, missed last three games of 2009 season with shoulder injury and last seven games of 2010 season with hamstring injury... Offseason workouts will ultimately determine draft stock.

Season Team   REC YDS AVG LNG TD
Totals   90 1032 11.5 95 8
2008 Notre Dame   29 340 11.7 29 2
2009 Notre Dame   33 364 11.0 52 3
2010 Notre Dame   28 328 11.7 95 3

(January 17, -- 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 Saturday�s 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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*A.J. Green
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*Patrick Peterson
*Nick Fairley
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*Da'Quan Bowers
DE, Clemson
*Robert Quinn
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