Nathan Palmer, Wide Receiver, Northern Illinois 2012 NFL Draft Player Profile

Dec 2, 2011; Detroit, MI, USA; Northern Illinois Huskies wide receiver Nathan Palmer (81) celebrates after catching a pass for a touchdown during the fourth quarter of the MAC Championship against the Ohio Bobcats at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE

Measurables:

5’11″ 192 pounds

4.34 40 yard dash, 13 bench press reps, 37″ vertical jump, 10’5″ broad jump

4.25 20 yd shuttle, 6.92 3 cone drill

Notes

  • Speedy, athletic player capable of making big plays
  • Pretty productive considering type of QB he played with
  • Phenomenal measurables
  • Any late round, unheralded receiver will be compared to Victor Cruz, but he has similar looking game
  • Pretty sure-handed
  • Potential to be a really dangerous return man
CAREER STATS RECEIVING RUSHING
SEASON REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD
2011 47 695 14.8 71 7 6 30 5.0 14 0
2010 29 532 18.3 58 6 3 23 7.7 23 0
2009 5 70 14.0 33 1 11 135 12.3 35 1
2008 12 278 23.2 91 2 1 12 12.0 12 0

Topics: Nathan Palmer, Northern Illinois, Player Profile, Scouting Report

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