Jacquizz Rodgers

Jacquizz Rodgers scouting report

Jacquizz Rodgers RB Oregon State
Ht: 5’7″

Wt: 192

Small, shifty running back who is tough to see in the backfield. Elite speed; a true home run hitter. Excellent quickness, can stop on a dime and easily make bigger, less agile linemen and linebackers miss. A tough runner for his size, uses his low center of gravity to his advantage and can be difficult to bring down if you don’t wrap him up. Plenty of experience as a receiver out of the backfield.
Suffered a shoulder injury in 2009 which caused him to miss three games. Vastly undersized; few running backs with his size are able to carry the load at the next level. May be limited to sharing the load as a change-of-pace back. Comes with a lot of wear-and-tear on the tires – 651 touches over the past two seasons combined.
Quizz Rodgers is an intriguing prospect. He’s sort of blend between Barry Sanders and Maurice Jones-Drew, but can he sustain that level of production at the next level? Given his size, it will be hard to justify taking him in the top 50 picks, but the potential is definitely there for him to be a 2nd or 3rd round steal. The biggest concern is durability. He stayed relatively healthy throughout college, but Oregon State milked him for all he’s worth. In running back years, he’s older than 21.
Posted on by Ryan McCrystal in Scouting Reports - 2011 Comments Off