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NFL Draft > 2012 Prospects > TE > Coby Fleener

Coby Fleener Scouting Report

Position: TE
Conference: Pac12
School: Stanford Cardinal
Year/Status: Drafted
Jersey Number: #82
Height & Weight: 6'6 - 245 lbs.
Draft Prediction: Second Round
Drafted 2.2 in 2012 by IND

2012 NFL Combine Results
Bench press27
Broad jumpDNP

2012 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:

Coby Fleener, TE, Stanford

Stanford tight end Coby Fleener is one of the better receiving prospects at his position in this draft class. With a good mix of toughness and short area quickness, he's poised to be one of the first tight ends selected in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Fleener has a long frame and makes the most of it as a huge target on short and intermediate routes. Although he doesn't possess great speed, his long strides get upfield in a hurry (especially if he catches a pass in stride). Very competitive, Fleener fights for yards after the catch and shows good discipline in his route running. An above average pass-catcher with good hands, he can pluck the ball with his hands away from his body.

Not a natural bender as a run-blocker, Fleener will need to add more upper body strength to drive his man off the line or to simply seal the edge. He does a much better job blocking away from the trenches and can definitely dominate smaller corners and safeties on the outside.

Fleener has the potential to have a long career as a serious red zone threat in the NFL. His excellent footwork when route running will really carry him. He needs to improve his in-line blocking in order to add a necessary dimension to his talents.

Last Updated Apr-28-2012 by Matt De Lima

6 Comments | Add Yours
Prediction: 1st Round


Posted by:
anne hutchinson 02/04/12 09:40 PM
Prediction: 1st Round

49ers. 30th overall. Write it down. Can't pass up the Harbaugh-Stanford association and the fact that Jim Harbaugh likes using multiple tight ends in his offenses.

Posted by:
LC02 02/20/12 11:04 PM
Prediction: 1st Round

I can see Fleener going to the niners as well. if not him , look for the niners to select a WR

Posted by:
MStewart9 03/10/12 06:19 PM
Prediction: 1st Round

Doesn't possess great speed?

A 4.45 40 suggests otherwise. Should have known this before today - he was regularly reported as being one of the fastest players on Stanford this season.

Posted by:
RewBicks 03/22/12 04:47 PM
Prediction: 1st Round

image a guy for alex smith another te he can kill people over the middle.. 49ers

Posted by:
chefpace 04/26/12 12:11 AM
Prediction: 2nd Round

If the Rams don't take him 33rd, expect Irsay to take him, already gives Luck another threat, consider Coby came outta Standford

Posted by:
MagicalTD28 04/27/12 03:21 PM

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