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Converted wide receiver Kenny Yeboah can add tight end depth for Washington

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Kenny Yeboah

School: University of Mississippi | Conference: Southeastern Conference

College Experience: Redshirt Senior | Age: 22

Height / Weight: 6’4” 250 lbs

Projected Draft Status: 4th Round

Player Comparison: Hunter Henry

College Statistics

Player Overview

Kenny Yeboah had a breakout season with Ole Miss after spending four years of his collegiate career at Temple University. He was initially a two-star wide receiver prospect that made the transition to tight end at the collegiate level. He’s a TE prospect with terrific pass-catching and flashes of blocking ability that can transfer to the next level. Yeboah had a career season in 2020, amassing 27 catches, 524 yards, and six touchdowns in just seven games. He averaged over 70 yards per game and also averaged almost 20 yards per catch.

Strengths

  • Great catching ability; catches well on the run.
  • Lined up in the slot, backfield, and outside
  • Great vision as a pass catcher and blocker
  • Uses his frame well to be a big target
  • Blocks with great effort, especially on the second level

Weaknesses

  • Does not elite burst, plays at one speed.
  • Need to improve at finishing blocks.
  • Had occasional focus drops.

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How Does He Fit On The Team

So far this offseason, Washington has only signed developmental prospect Sammis Reyes and cut Thaddeus Moss. The Football Team also lost Jeremy Sprinkle to free agency. While there isn’t much draft depth at the tight end position, Yeboah provides Washington a decent TE2 option to pair with Logan Thomas or primarily as his backup. As a natural pass-catcher, he can provide support for the receiving offense as his blocking continues to develop.