Conley measures in at 6-2, 213 pounds. The 22-year-old Georgia Bulldogs senior is a freak athlete. He posted some very impressive numbers at the 2015 NFL Combine, as seen in his spider graph below. In 49 games, Conley finished his college career with 117 receptions for 1,938 yards (16.6 average) and 20 touchdowns.
Conley seems to check a lot of boxes for what the Eagles like. He has good size and he's an impressive athlete. He's supposedly a high character guy. He's not without flaws, but clearly Philadelphia has some level of interest.
Here's a scouting report on Conley via CBS Sports. For what it's worth, Conley is currently projected to be a mid-round draft pick.
STRENGTHS: Lightning quickness with effortless acceleration, hitting top speed in a blink. Easy release off the line of scrimmage with sudden feet to beat jam and get vertical. At his best with one-cut routes (slants, outs, digs, etc.), using his strong plant foot to explode downfield.
Has a fifth gear to shift into overdrive and zoom past defenders. Zone buster who continues to work and get open, sitting down in open zones. Tracks very well, making natural adjustments and the occasional acrobatic grab. Good leaping ability to elevate and attack with long arms (33 3/4 inches).
Eliminates pursuit angles as a ballcarrier. Averaged 18.2 yards per catch as a senior (third-best in the SEC), leading Georgia in receiving yards the last two seasons with two different quarterbacks. Natural leadership traits with the competitive hustle that stands out; elected as the SEC representative to serve a two-year term on the NCAA SAAC Committee.
High character individual with notable intelligence and ambitions outside of football; the type who can do anything if he sets his mind to it.
WEAKNESSES: Lean-limbed and lacks ideal bulk and core strength for the position. Needs to calm himself in his breaks and tends to get out of control at his stem. Too upright in his routes and doesn't consistently sink-and-shake to fool defenders and create separation. Too easily slowed by defenders in his patterns and can be out-muscled at the top of routes.
Bad habit of unnecessarily jumping at the catch point. Usually strong hands, but will fight the ball at times and lose focus, often too concerned with what?s going on around him. Tentative over the middle.
Doesn't consistently flash the same explosive attributes after the catch; not overly shifty in space. Not a tackle breaker and he's usually done once defenders make initial contact. Needs to tweak his blocking technique to better sustain.
Doesn't have any experience as a return man on special teams. Minor durability concerns, missing two games as a junior (Oct. 2013) with an ankle injury and was slowed at the start of his senior season due to a subluxation of his right shoulder (Aug. 2014).
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