Terrace Marshall 2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report

Name: Terrace Marshall, Jr.

Position: WR

College: LSU

Height: 6’2 1/2"

Weight: 205 lbs (pro day)

Overall Rank: No. 35 overall

Position Rank: WR6

Strengths: In a class of smaller wide receivers, Terrace Marshall Jr. stands out as a legitimate big threat at the position. At 6’2 1/2” he has the size, length and strength to beat press coverage. And with 4.38-second speed at his pro day, Marshall showed he has the vertical acceleration to stretch defenses. Marshall is consistently fast and runs with a smooth motor. With the ball in his hands, Marshall is able to make enough moves to create space from defenders and pick up yards after the catch. He’s a reliable redzone target as he has the size and leaping ability to climb the ladder to get the ball.

Weaknesses: Durability and a lack of separation skills are the biggest concerns with Marshall’s tape and history. He had a great 40-yard dash time but that didn’t always translate to on-field separation. He can struggle to run away from sticky cornerbacks and doesn’t have the fluid hips for quick cuts. Focus drops are a frustrating part of his game.

What I Love: Marshall is a true big wide out in a class of so many slot receivers. He can post-up defenders and is still raw in terms of what he can learn and become at the position.

NFL Comparison: Courtland Sutton

Grade: 85/100

Position Specific Traits:
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Agility: ++
Big Plays: +
Hands: +
Jumping: ++
Route-Running: +
Speed: ++
Strength: +++