Edmond Gates Scouting Report
Edmond Gates
Edmond Gates - Abilene Christian (HT: 5-11¾ - WT: 192)
Combine 40: 4.37 - Position Rank: 10 of 60

Positives: Extremely fast with a great burst... Quick off the line of scrimmage... Explosive in the open field, elusive... A playmaker... Very tough to bring down when the ball is in his hands... Willing blocker, does a good job of getting into defenders... Great body control, adjusts well to poorly thrown balls... True big play threat, averaged 17.9 yards per catch and scored 13 touchdowns as a senior... Family bloodlines, cousin is Cincinnati Bengals' RB Bernard Scott... Has the ability to return kicks... Has 12 career 100-yard receiving games, including seven in 2010... Led all receivers at the combine with a 4.37-40.

Negatives: Drops some easy throws, can make the acrobatic catch one play and then drop the routine pass on the next down... Unpolished... Below-average route runner, rounds his cuts and looks downright sloppy at times... Played against division two competition at Abilene Christian... Originally wanted to play basketball, but was kicked off the Tyler Junior College basketball team in 2006 which brought him to Abilene to play football... Will be a 25 year old rookie, graduated high school in 2004.

Season Team   REC YDS AVG LNG TD
  158 2885 18.3 74 27
2007 Abilene Chr.   12 285 23.8 66 1
2008 Abilene Chr.   31 716 23.1 74 8
2009 Abilene Chr.   49 702 14.3 72 5
2010 Abilene Chr.   66 1182 17.9 55 13

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