Hue Jackson Comments on Corey Coleman’s Conditioning, Playing WR in NFL

May 14, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

First-round draft pick Corey Coleman isn't exempt from new Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson's critiques, even in his first practices.
On Friday, Jackson spoke with Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com about the wide receiver's physical adaptation to life in the NFL:
He's got to get in shape. He's explosive and he can catch the ball. He's extremely talented and gifted. (But) he's one of the guys that has to get in shape. He saw himself, 'whoa, this is different.' And it is. But we'll get him to where he needs to be.
On Saturday, Coleman agreed with Jackson's comments, saying "it's the truth," per Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal.
The Browns took the former Baylor Bears star with the 15th overall pick after trading away the No. 2 pick and later the No. 8 pick for a bounty of lower selections.
Even though he recorded more than 1,300 yards and led the nation with 20 receiving touchdowns in his junior year at Baylor, Jackson pointed out Coleman ha...

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