May 6, 2021

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2021 NFL draft profile: Alabama WR Jaylen Waddle

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2021 NFL draft profile: Alabama WR Jaylen Waddle


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Remember that line in “The Longest Yard” about the guy who was so fast, he makes fast people look . . . not fast?

Yeah, that’s Waddle.

Whatever he may lack in terms of ideal size, Waddle more than makes up for with elite speed an rare acceleration that makes him the most explosive playmaker in this entire draft. He routinely eliminates even the most generous angles for defenders after the catch, turning every touch into a potential horror story for opponents. He’s a polished route-runner who can take the top off the defense and track the deep ball with ease.

2021 NFL draft profile: Alabama WR Jaylen Waddle