2021 NFL Draft Profile: Nevada WR Dom Christian

2021 NFL Draft Profile: Nevada WR Dom Christian

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2021 NFL Draft Profile: Nevada WR Dom Christian

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2021 NFL Draft Profile


Nevada WR Dom Christian


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Background

Attended Hales Franciscan High School in Chicago, Illinois, where he lettered three times as a quarterback. Listed by NevadaWolfPack.com, as a “6-1, 195” pound Wide Receiver.

Per 247sports, Christian was a three-star recruit receiving scholarship offers from Iowa, Central Michigan, and Eastern Michigan, as well as Interest from Michigan State, Northwestern, Purdue, Illinois, San Diego State, and Bowling Green before committing to Nevada.

In 2015, Christian redshirted during his freshman season.

In 2017, Christian entered seven games and recorded two receptions for eight yards.

During his junior season, Christian recorded three receptions for thirty-one yards in the Wolf Pack’s bowl game victory against Arkansas State.

Using the momentum from his final game of the ’18 season, Christian posted career best totals in receptions, yards, and touchdowns during his senior campaign.

Tallying thirty-five receptions for three-hundred and twenty-one yards and two touchdowns in his final twelve games for the Wolf Pack.

Stats

Year  School  Class  G Rec  Yds  Avg   TD
2015  Nevada Fr.       (Redshirted)

2016  Nevada Fr.       9    0    0        –       0

2017  Nevada So.      7     2    8       4.0     0

2018  Nevada Jr.        11  4   36      9.0     0

2019  Nevada Sr.       12  35  321    9.2     2

Scouting Report

  • Staggered release creates separation on a variety of typical slot routes: crossers, slants, skinny-posts, etc.
  • Displays superb lateral agility through initial contact
  • Seamless change of direction abilities with athletic bend
  • Reads soft spots in the zone as plays unfolding
  • Effective jab step on the stem of the posts creates space in secondary
  • Five to seven yard burst off the snap on speed ins, outs, etc.
  • Plenty of acceleration for separation on fifteen-plus yard posts, go’s, digs, etc.
  • Natural hands catcher
  • Wide catch radius
  • Contested catch ability
  • Awareness of down and distance
  • Gets first downs routinely
  • Willing blocker with effort downfield
  • Skill set likens to potential punt-returner or gunner at next level

Grade

Undrafted free-agent

(Statistics provided by sports-reference.com and NevadaWolfPack.com)

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