Ohio State - Buckeyes
DeVier Posey - #8 - WR
|Event||Ht||Wt||Hand||Arm||Wing||Wonderlic||40 yard||BP||BJ||VJ||20s||60s||3 Cn|
|03/09/2012 Ohio State Pro Day||6-1 5/8||208||9 1/2||31 1/8||74 3/4||11.63|
|02/29/2012 Combine||6-1 5/8||211||9 5/8||31 5/8||74||4.44||14||10'3"||36 1/2||4.17||7.03|
|01/23/2012 Senior Bowl||6-1 5/8||209||9 1/4||31 3/8||74 3/8|
|03/15/2011 Junior Pro Day||6-0 1/4||197||4.55|
First name is pronounced “duh-VEER.” Brother, Julian, was a cornerback at Ohio University (2006-10). DeVier also played basketball and ran track as an Ohio prep. As a true freshman in ’08, recorded 11 receptions for 117 yards (10.6-yard average) and one touchdown. Started all 13 games at split end in ’09, catching 60-828-8 (13.8) with two carries for 19 yards (9.5) and zero touchdowns. Also tossed a 39-yard TD pass. In ’10, totaled 53-848-7 (16.0) in 13 starts. Has returned four career punts for nine yards (2.3). Was suspended the first five games of the ’11 season for selling memorabilia and receiving improper benefits and then received another five-game suspension from the NCAA for accepting money he did not earn during a summer job. Started the only three games in which he played and grabbed 12-162-2 (13.5). One career fumble.Positives:
Smooth acceleration and hip swivel. Good balance and body control. Nice route-running posture — can stem, nod and get a cornerback’s hips turned. Quick into breaks. Can snatch throws outside his frame. Tracks deep throws and is able to adjust. Flashes playmaking ability. Good work ethic.Negatives:
Has a slender, high-cut build and has been dinged with minor injuries (needs to bulk up and get stronger). Inefficient line release. Does not play to timed speed or consistently separate vertically. Runs imprecise patterns and tends to float. Shrinks in traffic. Average hands — concentration lapses and drops throws he shouldn’t. Average blocker.Summary:
Good-sized, narrow-framed, lean, finesse “X” receiver who missed 10 games as a senior, which could affect his draft standing. Lacks exceptional traits and will have to prove he can separate and is tough enough for the pro game to serve as more than a reserve.
DeVier Posey's Draft Stock
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