Scouting Report: Danario Alexander
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Wide Receiver Specific Categories
Terrific height and bulk. Big, strong, soft hands and he rarely drops a ball. Runs very good routes and gets good separation for suc a big WR. Had a lot of YAC and broke a lot of tackle for big gains. Very physical. Good at high pointing the ball and outjumping defenders. Has a ton of potential and great upside. Led nation in receiving yards for 2009.
Has a horrible injury history and no one knows how long his knees are going to hold out. Isn’t very elusive. Rounds out some routes. Only an average blocker. Only had one year of true production.
If Danario didn’t nearly destroy his knee, he would be a possible 1st round candidate. He has the size and speed that everyone covets and a WR combined with great hands. If he can stay healthy, he can start for some team. His draft stock is all over the place because of his injuries, but all it takes is one team who believes he is healthy to take him earlier than most would project. Though his grade is higher than several WRs, there’s a very good chance he could tumble down draft boards much further due to his injury history.
Started only 16 games in four years, but was listed on the top of the depth chart for most of that time and only missed starts due to injury.
Awards and Honors
Unknown major at Missouri.
Tore ACL in left knee during 2007 season, requiring surgery. Re-tore the same ACL during the following offseason. Missed three games in 2008 with wrist injury that required surgery. Suffered hamstring injury during Senior Bowl. Elected to have cartilage repair in his left knee after Senior Bowl.
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