Pro Day: Jerrel Jernigan Out Does Combine Performance


Many players don’t perform up to their standards at the NFL Scouting Combine, and that reins true for Troy WR, Jerrel Jernigan. He was disappointed with his forty-yard dash time, knowing for a fact the could run better than a 4.46. Jernigan was correct. Not only did he improve his Combine forty time, but he annihilated it by running a 4.32 at Troy’s Pro Day.

Among many draft analyst, Jernigan is thought of as the #1 slot receiver prospect in the draft. He has an innate ability to navigate traffic with the ball in his hands, and pick up big junks of yards. The 5’9″ 185-pound receiver is quite versatile. He produces in both the passing and running game, and also on special teams as a returner.

Jernigan is an intriguing player, who the arrow is pointing up for. He is a thickly built plaer that has excellent speed and the intangibles to go along with it. His toughness, leadership, and production should warrant him a second day pick. There are many NFL teams that are in need of explosiveness and versatility, so that should bold well for him.