2021 NFL Draft Profile
Nevada WR Kaleb Fossum
Attended Serra High School and El Toro High School in Lake Forest, California. Recruited by Washington State, listed by 247sports.com as a “5-10, 185-pound Safety.” Played for two seasons at Washington State as a receiver, kick, and punt returner. In 2016, Kaleb Fossum fielded seventeen punts for an average of nine point two yards per return, including a seventy-five yard touchdown versus Washington.
In his first season with Nevada, Fossum suffered a season-ending broken leg in the opening game of year versus Northwestern, but not before logging four receptions for thirty-six yards against the Big Ten foe. In 2018, Fossum returned from his injury posting seventy catches for seven-hundred and thirty-four yards and a touchdown.
Fossum’s collegiate career ended in the tenth game of the ’19 season versus San Diego State, where he suffered a shoulder injury.
According to PRLog.org, on January 21, 2021, Fossum signed with the Frisco Fighters of the Indoor Football League, and he had this to say,
“I’m hoping to bring value to the team and contribute in any way that I can.”
Year School Class G Rec Yds Avg TD
2015 Washington State Fr. 2 0 0 – 0
2016 Washington State So. 10 0 0 – 0
2017 Nevada Jr. 1 4 36 9.0 0
2018 Nevada Jr. 13 70 734 10.5 1
2019 Nevada Sr. 10 28 292 10.4 0
- Aligned mostly from the slot
- Limited route tree possibly due to scheme
- Majority of production between twenties
- Special teams value
- Returns punts
- Willing blocker
- High-effort player
- Team captain
- Natural hands catcher
- Concentration in traffic down seam
- Avoids contact throughout route in second level
- Maintains acceleration through breaks on speed ins, outs, etc.
“ComebackSZN is for anyone that’s been hurt, down and out, whatever your situation may be. Staring the adversity dead in the face admitting your wrongs and pressing forward with a vengeance. Just wait on it…” – @JManziel2 @Mike_Stud pic.twitter.com/TjmSNvlwlC
— Kaleb Fossum (@kalebfossum) February 4, 2018
Full Route Tree From Pro Day pic.twitter.com/4RrcD0DS6Q
— Kaleb Fossum (@kalebfossum) March 14, 2021
(Statistics provided by https://www.sports-reference.com)