Ryan Switzer Scouting Report

Height: 5’8 1/2

Weight: 181

Number: 3

College: North Carolina

Position: WR

 

Strengths:

Displays very good hands

Crisp route running

Excels on underneath routes

Incredibly quick in and out of his breaks

Terrific burst off the line

Consistently finds soft spots in zone coverage

Very elusive in the open field, makes defenders miss on a regular basis

Displays jitterbug moves

Demonstrates terrific vision

Excels on third down

Effective on jet sweeps

One of the most dangerous return men in CFB

Fiery competitor

 

Weaknesses:

Undersized WR

Skinny build

Not much of a deep threat

Short arms

Average athlete

 

Other Notes:

UNC record holder in both receptions and receiving yards

First-team All-American in 2013 and 2015 (return specialist)

First-team All-ACC in 2016 (wide receiver)

 

Overall:

Switzer is a dangerous WR in the open field.  He always makes the first defender miss.  He is also an electrifying return specialist.  He is more quick than fast.  He has terrific hands and runs crisp routes.  He has physical limitations, but should become a QB’s best friend at the next level due to his consistency.  He is one of the most underrated slot receivers in this draft.  Even though he will be drafted somewhere on Day 3, he should outplay his draft position.

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