For those of you who know me, you probably figured it wouldn’t take me long to write about someone from Notre Dame. 2021 draft prospect TE Tommy Tremble is my spotlight player for this article. Hear me out. There will be a void left behind by losing Zach Ertz (assuming he is traded or released), coupled with someone needing to line up across the field from Dallas Goedert. I believe Tremble will fit quite nicely on this roster. This pick would continue the trend of very athletic tight ends on this Eagles team. With his stock rising Tremble is projected to go between rounds 2 and 4.
Football in his Blood
Born in Johns Creek, Georgia in 1998 Tremble had football in his blood. His father, Greg Tremble, played with both the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys as a safety in 1995. 2021 draft prospect TE Tommy Tremble played his high school football at the Wesleyan School in Peachtree Corners, Georgia. After which time in 2018 the 6ft 4in, 248 pound TE committed to the University of Notre Dame.
Every player has pros and cons of course 2021 draft prospect TE Tommy Tremble, Notre Dame has his fair share of both. I believe his strengths far out weigh his weaknesses. While Tremble has issues with
- Still learning to fit up the block with proper platform and pad level
- Needs quiet, efficient hands at the point of attack
- Gives away short routes with an altered initial speed
- Needs a quicker sink and open versus a short zone
I truly believe his upside is far better then his downside sitting at probably the 3rd best tight end in this draft Tremble does do many things well.
- Smooth block-to-block transition to open the edge for an outside run
- Blocking talent opens up play-action opportunities
- Athletic ability and speed stand out as pass catcher
- Bursts off the snap and races into the route
- Basketball movement for easy route adjustments in traffic
- Can separate on second-and third-level routes
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