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Prospect Primer: Keon Coleman, WR, Florida State

Great size and ball skills are more attractive than solid but unspectacular stats

Keon Coleman, WR, Florida State
Keon Coleman, WR, Florida State has consulted more than two dozen mock drafts from reputable national outlets and compiled a list of players most frequently mocked as draft selections in the latter portion of the first round (picks 20-32) who could be available when the Packers are on the clock at No. 25 overall.

Between now and draft day, those players will be profiled with thumbnail sketches and videos known as "Prospect Primers."

Today's player is …

Keon Coleman, WR, Florida State

Height/Weight: 6-3, 213

Key stats: Over his last two college seasons at two different schools, caught 108 passes for 1,456 yards and 18 TDs. Also averaged 12.0 yards on 25 punt returns in 2023.

College honors: At Florida State last season, was named first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference as a wide receiver, all-purpose player and return specialist. Also received some All-America all-purpose recognition from various outlets. At Michigan State in 2022, named third-team All-Big Ten.

Background/other info: Uses his size to play a physical brand of receiver and has shown off his ball skills with plenty of highlight-reel catches. Enters the NFL Draft at just 20 years old, not turning 21 until May. Not a speed burner (4.61-second 40) but showed his explosion at the combine with a 38-inch vertical and 10-7 broad jump. Played both football and basketball at Michigan State, where he caught 58 passes for 798 yards (with 15 receptions of 20-plus) and seven TDs in 2022. Transferred in 2023 to Florida State, where he caught 50 passes for 658 yards and an ACC-best 11 TDs, and proved successful as a punt returner as well, leading the conference in punt return yards (300) and ranking second in the league and ninth in the country in punt return average (12.0).


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