J’Mon Moore, Missouri: 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report


Missouri’s J’Mon Moore is a receiver prospect who looks to use his quickness to create space and separation.

J’Mon Moore features some good length on a thin frame. His best attributes are his fluid movement and quickness. He has the change of direction ability and balance needed to run clean routes. However, Missouri’s offense typically utilized a simplistic route tree.

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The lack of route diversity means that Moore will need some time to learn pro concepts. Moore typically only runs slants, 9-routes and comebacks. The one key is that he has the athleticism needed to add more routes to his tree.

Moore has flashed good speed and the ability to make plays down field. He does a good job changing speeds which helps him create some separation. Moore isn’t someone who will win in contested situations and typically makes his big plays by running underneath the ball.

Overall, he has average hands and tends to use his body too often. Moore also has too many passes bounce off his hands. A lot of those throws were off target, but in the NFL a receiver is expected to catch anything that hits his hands.

Despite his lack of bulk, Moore is a willing blocker who will work to the whistle. That effort as a blocker provides some potential for Moore to contribute on special teams.

In fact, his ability to carve out a role on special teams could be the key to him sticking on a roster. Moore isn’t someone who will head to training camp guaranteed a roster spot. This means he will need to earn his spot and the best way to do that is by providing some versatility.

Overall, there is some upside for Moore to develop into a deep threat. The key for him will be to develop as a route runner. However, his thin frame and lack of ability to win in contested situations limits his upside.