When you hear an analyst call someone a "height-weight-speed athlete," they're saying he possesses elite top-end speed along with ideal height and weight needed to dominate at his position. Wide receivers get this label a lot, although the emergence of freakishly fast, explosive and long-limbed pass-rush specialists have recently wound up in the category. Whether on offense or defense, a "height-weight-speed athlete" has the potential to be a mismatch nightmare at the next level.
Examples: Julio Jones, WR, Atlanta Falcons (6th overall, 2011 NFL Draft); Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee (2013 prospect, pictured above)
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