Zach Davidson NFL Draft Profile, Highlights and NFL Comparison

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By Michael Schottey February 3, 2021 0 Comment
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Zach Davidson is a 2021 NFL Draft Prospect

Zach Davidson is a tight end and punter from Central Missouri (Webb City H.S.) and prospect for the 2021 NFL Draft. Davidson was named to five Division 2 All-American 1st teams in 2019, and his program did not play in 2020. He is Central Missouri’s record-holder for touchdowns by a tight end in single season. In 2019, Davidson led all Division 2 Tight Ends in both yards and touchdowns.

His stat line includes 51 receptions, 1,133 yards and 18 touchdowns for his career. In 2019 alone, he had 40 receptions, 894 yards and 15 touchdowns—good for seventh in all of Division 2. As a punter all three years of his college career, Davidson averaged 42.4 yds across 137 career kicks.

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Scouting Capsule

Zach Davidson, 2021 NFL Draft Prospect

Scouting Capsules compiled by The Brawl Network Draft Analysts Daniel Kitchen and Mitchell Wolfe.

 

Measurements

At the College Gridiron Showcase, Davidson measured with a height of 6065 and a weight of 248 lbs. with 9 4/8″ hands and 32″ arms. At Central Missouri, he was listed at 6’7″, 245.

 

Highlights

College Gridiron Showcase Highlight Videos Courtesy of Bengals Brawl Host Josh Cavalcante.

College Highlights Courtesy of NFL Draft Diamonds.

Positives

  • True end zone target, showcasing ability to go up and secure the ball at its highest point.
  • Good head/should fakes prior to changing direction on intermediate routes.
  • Adjusts well to bring in throws below waist.
  • Good character and leader.

Weaknesses

  • Willing but sometimes incapable blocker at the Division 2 level, purely a receiver at NFL level.
  • Occasional off rep on short and intermediate routes—needs more polish as route runner.

NFL Comparison

Tyler Higbee (TE Los Angeles Rams)


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Michael Schottey is a sports writing & radio industry veteran of over a decade with stops in local sports radio, podcasting and sites like Bleacher Report, Forbes, Fansided and many others. He serves as Director of Operations for The Brawl Network and is a member of the Professional Football Writers of America and the Society of Professional Journalists.

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