Injuries have hampered his college career thus far, but he showed flashes in his first season at ECU in 2019, and he could be a breakout candidate after a stellar offseason thus far. Odell Beckham, LSU: 4.40, 4.31, 4.43 Eventually it did: a three-game suspension from the NFL that included entering the league's drug and alcohol program, which he's still in. Kyle Hamilton is ranked as one of the 10 best safeties. Sammy Watkins, Clemson: 106 Jacoby Ford (WR) - 4.28 seconds (2010) In one season, a guy who worked his butt off just to get to the NFL, then rose from an undrafted free agent to one of Drew Brees' most trusted targets, was on the outs. On October 27, 2021, Snead signed with the Carolina Panthers practice squad. It was still Division I, and he would get an opportunity to play early. Allan Robinson, Penn State: 107 and most overhyped, metrics in the NFL. That said, they profile as completely different receivers than Snead, who does most of his damage out of the slot. At the 2005 NFL Combine, Routt was recorded as having the fastest 40 yard dash with a time of 4.25 seconds. Here are the 14 players with the fastest 40-yard dash times in combine history. He should be one of the teams fastest playersupon his arrival. Not bad for a guy who went undrafted last year, his speed a concern for NFL teams.  Snead was inactive for a Week 3 loss against the Atlanta Falcons after injuring his toe. Like any Ravens receiver, there's some risk involved in Snead that isn't necessarily in his control. Top moments from the Defensive Backs at the 2023 NFL Scouting Combine. EDGE Analysis Garbage time scores count just the same as all others, and anybody who plugged in Snead was rewarded with a 50-yard touchdown in the final minute after he had posted a dud up until that point. , Snead joined a revamped wide receivers core that included free agent acquisitions Michael Crabtree and John Brown. Best moments from D-Linemen at the 2023 NFL Scouting Combine. Knott was slowed by various injuries during his time with Alabama, leading to his entry into the transfer portal. Michael Crabtree will likely lead the team in looks, but Snead could have the slot to himself and might well see more targets than injury-prone deep threat John Brown. Mugshot. Fleming is one of the smallest defensive backs on the roster in terms of height, but hes also one of the fastest and best playmakers among the group. He also had one of the worst vertical jumps (23.5), had just 19 reps on the bench press and just looked out of place at the Combine. Please check your email for a confirmation. But Snead put too much zip on the pass, and it fell just out of Kamara's reach. As the Ravens prepare to take on the Saints this Sunday, it's a special game for Snead, who became an NFL star in New Orleans only to fall from grace last season. Drafted 78th overall by Buffalo This past season, Routt had the 2nd lowest completion percentagein the NFL among all corners behind Darrelle Revis. The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. 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Ravens OLB Coach Rob Leonard is leaving for Las Vegas. Jalen Saunders, Oklahoma: 4.42, 4.41 , 4.44  His first career reception came at South Florida and his first career touchdown catch came against Buffalo. "We had developed a great rapport, had a lot of trust, just from the time on task that we had together. See where Willie Snead lined up on the field and how he performed at each spot. "It just grew on me.  At Muskegon Heights, Snead played quarterback and in his senior year he threw for 2,200 passing yards with 13 touchdowns and one interception. Over his six-year career, Snead has appeared in 86 contests with 48 starts, compiling 275 receptions for 3,393 yards and 16 touchdowns. Two seasons ago, I had two athletes run 4.73 on the same day. The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. The 4.62 40-yard dash he recorded at the 2014 NFL Combine is a 20th percentile score . Michael Campanaro, Wake Forest: 102  He was also named the primary slot receiver.  Overall, Snead finished the 2019 season with 31 receptions for 339 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns. "You're at home with your parents, you took a huge risk of leaving college early. Drafted 38th overall by Oakland Another pundit says Baltimore is a potential landing spot for Jalen Ramsey. The Ravens had always been interested in Snead. Iowa Hawkeyes safety Kaevon Merriweather runs the 40-yard dash at the 2023 NFL Scouting Combine. Marcus Lucas, Missouri: 20 reps It took longer than anyone would've liked (Snead had to awkwardly continue working out with the Saints after visiting Baltimore), but eventually the Ravens signed him to a two-year deal in late April. Here is a look at the best sports betting apps available in legal betting states, and their bonuses. Anderson, who weighed in at 253 pounds . Snead's father, Willie Snead III, was also a professional football wide receiver. Then he made the worst decision by far by getting behind the wheel of a car. , He appeared in the New Orleans Saints season-opener against the Oakland Raiders and caught nine passes for a career-high 172 yards and a touchdown during their 3534 loss. NFL Scouting Combine results: WRs take on 40-yard dash and bench press. Galloway alwayshas been able to utilize his exceptional speed and quickness to get open and beatdefenders. Corey Brown, Ohio State: 33 , On December 11, 2014, the New Orleans Saints signed Snead to their practice squad. All Snead wanted was a chance. The following year, he snagged 72 passes for 895 yards and four scores. "The season last year was just totally different from the years before. Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Willie Snead was held without a catch in Week 16's win over the Cleveland Browns.  On November 13, 2016, Snead caught five passes for 47 yards and had a season-high two touchdown receptions during the Saints 2523 loss against the Denver Broncos in Week 10. Snead reverted to San Francisco's practice squad Monday, per the.  In Week 14, he collected seven receptions for 122 receiving yards during a 2417 win at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Sammy Watkins, Clemson: 4.34 , 4.37, 4.43 A full offseason plus a new offensive coordinator should boost the passing game, but Baltimore still projects to be one of the lower-volume passing attacks in the league. Weitere Informationen ber die Verwendung Ihrer personenbezogenen Daten finden Sie in unserer Datenschutzerklrung und unserer Cookie-Richtlinie. Robert Herron, Wyoming: 35.5 Snead finished his freshman season with 327 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns. Holland Christian went 140 in 2008 winning the state championship. The silver lining is a clear path to playing time and a lack of competition for targets. Over his career he has rushed for over 4,600 yards and scored 32 rushing TDs. A ten-time Pro-Bowl selection (NFL record for CBs), Bailey has recorded 793 tackles, 48 interceptions, and 3 sacks. He was ranked number one in the world for four straight years. Kelvin Benjamin, Florida State: 13 reps In his sophomore season, Snead ended the year 25th in the nation on receiving yards per game averaging 88 yards per game. Played in 5 games total, currently plays for the DC Defenders in the XFL, T-8. Garrett Wilson broke out of his slump this past weekend and should continue to see plenty of targets with Corey Davis injured and Elijah Moore benched. Excellent straight-line speed does not guarantee a football players success, but it often is a fair barometer to see what type of big-play potential he possesses. Donte Moncrief, Ole Miss: 13 reps Damian Copeland, Louisville: 10  He was released on August 30, 2022, and signed to the practice squad the next day. "My dad put a football in my hands at a really early age 4 years old," Snead IV said. The 6-foot-2, 180-pounder is long and he can really run. What a difference a year can make.". The Ravens had cleaned out their receiving corps and rebuilt it with Brown, Crabtree and now Snead. Mike Evans, Texas A&M: 37 If you are in the Buckeye State, you are able to get bonuses now. This past year, he had a standout second season with the Steelers, establishing himself as one of the NFL's elite wideouts with 1,257 yards receiving (third most in the AFC) and 10 touchdowns. Buffalo Bills safety Jordan Poyer explains how he's approaching his upcoming free agency. That is absolutely unbelievable. But Snead didn't have Colston's 6-foot-4 height (Snead is 5-foot-11). Kevin Norwood, Alabama: 8 reps Marqise Lee, USC: 4.50, 4.44, 4.52 Sanders amassed 7,838 all-purpose yards and scored 22 touchdowns: nine interception returns, six punt returns, three kickoff returns, three receiving, and one fumble recovery.  He signed back to the active roster on October 29. Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Willie Snead. Then to have the chance, the way that things fell together, to bring him here was something we were just thrilled about, because he fit us so well.". Michael Campanaro, Wake Forest: 39 The bar represents the player's percentile rank. Booked. Snead reverted to the 49ers' practice squad Friday, per the NFL's transaction log. "I don't have the physical abilities like John Brown to run by everybody, or Michael Crabtree to be big and strong to be able to make those great plays that he makes. Bruce Ellington, South Carolina: 10 Snead will still have a major role, but relative to other slot receivers across the league, his production could disappoint. Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt: 10 Michigan Wolverines EDGE Mike Morris looks at his prom photos and talks about what his style for the draft will be. John Ross (WR) - 4.22 seconds (2017) Snead ranked. Jalen Saunders, Oklahoma: 34 He didn't have his speed either (Snead ran the 40-yard dash in 4.62 seconds at the Combine). Zedrick Woods (S) - 4.29 seconds (2019) Shaq Evans, UCLA: 4.50, 4.47, 4.51 The 40-yard dash has long been the premier event at the combine, and a solid performance by a wide receiver or a defensive back in the 40 can have a significant impact on their draft stock. There are certainprograms that release notable testing results, such as 40 times and other numbers, while others do not. Derick E. Hingle/USA TODAY Sports The nine receiving touchdowns ranked sixth in a single season in school history.  Head coach Sean Payton named Snead the fourth wide receiver on the depth chart to begin the regular season, behind Marques Colston, Brandin Cooks, and Brandon Coleman. Corey Brown, Ohio State: 98 Jerome Mathis (WR) - 4.26 seconds (2005) The police came and put him through a field sobriety test. While Cordarrelle Patterson has been hogging all the highlights, Calvin Ridley's usage suggests a huge game is right around the corner. John Ross (WR . He had stayed out too late, was awake for 23 hours straight, and was tired. Allen Hurns, Miami (Fla.): 4.53 , 4.55, 4.55 He started the season at the right cornerback spot and recorded 46 tackles, eight passes defensed and two forced fumbles. He heard coaches thought he was out of shape.  His contract expired when the team's season ended on January 9, 2022. Snead III moved his family all over the country Florida, Chicago, San Diego, back to Florida, then to Michigan. It seems to have worked. Snead was given one huge chance to make an impact. With the pressure of having a baby on the way, that builds on top of it. Michael Campanaro, Wake Forest: 20 reps Here are the 14 players with the fastest 40-yard dash times in combine history. Snead looped behind a Titans linebacker and Joe Flacco hit him in stride for a 24-yard gain. Sammy Watkins, Clemson: 16 reps DeVante Adams, Fresno State: 103 Green also reportedly ran a 4.09-second 40-yard dash, faster than the NFL Combine record (4.22), though Green tweeted in March that it was "somewhere in the range of 4.09ish." 9. Shaq Evans, UCLA: 102 All Rights Reserved. Over half of the 23 participants in the group ran a 4.4-second 40-yard dash or better. MORE: QB results |OL results | RB results | TE results | Lee's slow 40 time stuns Pete Carroll. To make you even more sick, Gault ran a 21.80 200 meters in the Indianapolis meet in 2006 and if that didn't make you throw up, Gault clocked a 4.27 forty yard dash last year. Cody Hoffman, BYU: 9, Tevin Reese, Baylor: 41 Less than a mile away, he fell asleep. "I think I was just really excited for something new," Snead said. At. He was one of the countrys most dynamic running backs at Eagles Landing Christian Academy, consistently leaving defenders in the dust. Shaq Evans, UCLA: 13 reps Allen Hurns, Miami (Fla.): 10 That said, they profile as completely different receivers than Snead, who does most of his damage out of the slot. The Snead family then moved to Michigan where his father, Willie Snead III, had taken the head coaching job at Holland Christian High School in Holland, Michigan. John Brown, Pittsburgh State: 36.5 During the 2010 NFL Combine, ESPN reported that he ran a 4.22. "He's a football player. Healready has over 3,100receiving yards and has scored 17 TDs. Cody Hoffman, BYU: 13 reps He was timed at running a 4.38 in the 40-yard dash as a recruit at The Opening combine (along with a 46-inch vertical leap). Joey Galloway has had a fantastic NFLcareer, stacking upnearly 11,000 receiving yards and pulling in 77 receiving TDs. So he did all the little things right. According to NFL Next Gen Stats, he ranked 10th in the NFL in 2020 in terms of top speed achieved at 21.66 MPH. His 19 defensive and return touchdowns are an NFL record. 3-time Pro Bowler, 2009 Offensive Player of the Year, NFL record for yards from scrimmage in a season (2,509 in 2009), T-2. All other NFL-related trademarks are trademarks of the National Football League.