Andre Smith Scouting Report
|School:||Virginia Tech Hokies|
|Height & Weight:||6'5 - 272 lbs.|
2011 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:
Andre Smith, TE, Virginia Tech
However, Smith is not a bad pass catcher either. At 6-5 and 272 pounds, he is a large target in the red zone. It really was not until his senior season in 2010 when Taylor started to consistently look in the direction of his big tight end in the end zone. Smith ended up catching five touchdown passes in 2010. In the previous three seasons he only caught two.
Smith's development as a pass catcher is nice, but it is his blocking ability that will get Smith drafted in the middle rounds come April. Even for a team that has a solid pass catching tight end, Smith is worthy of a fourth round selection as a secondary tight end who can block better than most tight ends in the NFL.