PFF scouting report: Jake McGee, TE, Florida

Mike Renner and the PFF draft analysts break down the play of Florida's Jake McGee ahead of the 2016 NFL draft.

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PFF scouting report: Jake McGee, TE, Florida

Below is the PFF draft profile for Florida’s Jake McGee, which incorporates PFF’s college grades and scouting intel from our team of analysts. To see all of PFF’s 2016 scouting reports, click here.

Position fit:

Tight end

Stat to know:

Highest receiving grade on Florida in 2015 and fourth-highest among tight ends in the draft class

Combine stats:

Height: 6-5
Weight: 250
Arm length: 32 ⅜ inches
Hand size: 9 ⅝ inches
40-yard dash*: 4.78
Broad jump*: 9-6
Vertical jump*: 28.5 inches
Bench: 17
3-cone drill*: 7.26
20-yard shuttle*: 4.60
*Performed at Pro Day

What he does best:

— Rare natural coordination for a man his size. Born to play tight end. Attacking the ball looks like second nature
— No issues whatsoever adjusting to balls outside of his frame and only had one drop in 2015. Very strong hands. Made some nice catches in traffic
— Ran a full complement of routes at Florida from wing and slot position. Knows how to use his leverage to create separation

Biggest concern:

— Awful run blocker at the moment. No power whatsoever at the point of attack. Let’s defenders into his body far too much
— Athleticism is nothing special. Won’t outrun most linebackers and doesn’t seem to leave the ground when asked to high point balls
— Sixth year senior at Florida due to transfer and injury. Potential may be maxed out already

Player Comparison:

Brandon Myers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They’re both guys that can start as at tight end in the NFL if a team doesn’t ask them to do much in the run game

Bottom line:

McGee has innate abilities as a receiver that are teachable, but he’s capped by his athleticism and offers nothing as a blocker. McGee still offers value as a consistent chain mover and red-zone threat in the NFL



  • Tim Edell

    In some ways he reminds me of Nic O’Leary from Florida State who was a 6th round pick of the Bills last year.