Drake London Elite Wide Reciever

Drake London was born July 24, 2001, in Moorpark California.  He is 6’4” tall and weighs in at 210 lbs.  Drake attended Moorpark high school and continued his education at USC with a major in communication.  Along with playing football, he also played basketball his junior year before committing to the game of football as a wide receiver.

DRAFT TRIP 2022

USC Career

In his 3 years at USC, he had a combined 160 receiving yards, 2,153 total yards, 42 average yards, 15 touchdowns, and his longest was 65 yards.  He also received second-team All-Pac-12 accolades from his coaches.  Some of Drake London’s strengths are: takes control of the catch space on all levels, meets contested throws, and is an aerial specialist.  Even with having many strengths come many weaknesses such as he lacks foot quickness out of release, he runs and moves more like an athletic tight end than a wide receiver, and he has below average toughness in running blocks.  I believe he will make a great choice for any NFL team, and with his experience in the NFL, he will become a great wide receiver. For more NFL Draft coverage click here.

Drake London Strengths

  • Elite size and length offer mismatch potential.
  • Workmanlike with a pro demeanor.
  • Extensive experience as outside and slot target.
  • Thrashes through inside leverage for in-breaking routes underneath.
  • Feel for moving the coverage with downfield routes.
  • Takes control of the catch space on all three levels.
  • Uses strength to create ample space for bucket throws near the boundary.
  • Finds deep ball quickly and alters positioning for optimal tracking.
  • Works back to the ball using block-out angles on defenders.
  • Meets contested throws with arm extension and strong hands.

Drake London Weaknesses

  • Will live with route squatters crowding him underneath.
  • Trouble eluding route redirections in space.
  • Slow-developing downfield routes require plus pass protection.
  • Runs and moves like an athletic tight end.
  • Below-average toughness as run blocker.
  • Not a get-away guy in run after catch.
Dave Yarnall
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