2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Oregon State WR Markus Wheaton

March 31, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Following a productive career at Oregon State, wide receiver Markus Wheaton seized opportunities to impress evaluators once the regular season ended.
Despite impressing onlookers at the Senior Bowl and NFL Scouting Combine, however, he remains one of the most underrated prospects in this class.
A savvy competitor with the speed and quickness to hit the home run, Wheaton has the talent to be a big-time player at the next level.
STRENGTHS WEAKNESSES + Deep speed and terrific acceleration - Slightly undersized at just 5'11", 189 pounds  + Shows savvy, is smooth and athletic - Must improve technique as a run blocker + Excellent body control - Lets too many passes into his body + Competitive player with a high IQ
Wheaton has been a hot name since his success both at the Senior Bowl and NFL Scouting Combine.
Last month, in Indianapolis, his physical gifts were on full display. A burner with a track background, he would run a 4.45...

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