Scouting Report: Collin Johnson, WR, Texas

San Jose, CA | 6046 | 220 | 4.59E | 2020

Johnson is a long pass catching target that has rare size and leaping ability coupled with tremendous ball skills to win in a variety of scenarios and against a multitude of defenders. Teammates compare him to Terrell Owens and Calvin Johnson with how dominant he is on contested passes and multiple coaching staffs have raved about his leadership and maturity. Johnson only started one game as a true freshman but he was able to catch three touchdowns and he quickly developed a rapport with then starting quarterback Shane Buechele. His length in the red zone is deadly for opponents to deal with and he has excellent feet and change of direction ability, he’s a fluid mover and possesses the upside to be a great route runner. Collin Johnson has NFL bloodlines, as his father Johnny Johnson was an All American defensive back at Texas, a member of the College Football Hall of Fame and a first round draft pick by the Los Angeles Rams. The California kid is a matchup nightmare that works hard, understands what it takes to be a pro and has been blessed with prototype size and speed. He profiles as a Brandon Marshall type of mismatch with the potential to have a lengthy pro career when he decides to enter the league.

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  Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
2016 Texas Big12 FR WR 9 28 315 11.3 3 0 0   0 28 315 11.3 3
2017 Texas Big12 SO WR 13 54 765 14.2 2 0 -7   0 54 758 14 2
2018 Texas Big12 JR WR 13 68 985 14.5 7 0 0   0 68 985 14.5 7

Author: Joe Everett

Joe Everett is the Director of College Scouting for NFL Draft Bible, he is the Founder of DraftScouts.com, also the Lead Editor & Defensive Statistician for Insider Football and member of the PFWA & FWAA.

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