Draft Scout Snapshot: DS Rating on 8/24/08: #6 WR, #53/750 Overall, Projected Rnd: 2-3
2008: All-American third-team and All-Big 12 Conference first-team selection by The NFL Draft Report, earning All-Big 12 second-team honors from the league's coaches...Started all 14 games at flanker, leading the team with a career-high 74 receptions, becoming the third player in school history to gain over 1,000 receiving yards (1,150), as he averaged 15.5 yards per catch and scored ten touchdowns, the fourth-best season total in school history...Carried once for 7 yards and lost one yard on two punt returns... Ranked tenth in the conference with a 23.75-yard average on 20 kickoff returns for 475 yards...Amassed 1,631 all-purpose yards, the tenth-best season total in school history, ranking tenth in the league with an average of 116.5 yards per game...Caught 71.15% of the passes targeted to him (74-of-104), as nine of those missed balls were deflected by the opposition...Produced 58 first downs on his receptions (78.38%), as he converted an impressive 19-of-22 third-down throws (led the nation's wide receivers with an 86.36% rate on third-down passes)...49 of his receptions (66.22%) were good for at least 10 yards, including 20 for 20 yards or longer (27.03%)...Had timely catches to set up 22 touchdown drives and one other series that ended in a field goal...Cqaught 5-of-6 passes thrown to him inside the red zone, including two on goal line plays...2007: 14 GP; 10 GS; Rush: 8-87-10.9-1; Rec: 68-907-13.3-5; PR: 3-13-4.3-0 KR: 29-826-28.5-0; 1 Sol-2 TT, 0.5 TFL; Honorable mention All-Big 12 by the coaches and Associated Press... led Sooners in receptions and receiving yards ... his 826 yards on kickoff returns is the best single-season mark in school history ... ranks second all-time with 994 career return yards ... No. 16 nationally in kickoff returns at 28.48 yards per return, a figured that ranks No. 2 in school year ... 2006: 14 GP; 11 GS; Rush: 2-6-3-0; Rec: 41-514-12.5-2; KR: 14-363-25.9-1; Second on the team in receptions and yards ... top game came in the Fiesta Bowl when he led OU with six catches for 120 yards ... had a total of 14 returns for 363 yards and one touchdown (averaged 25.9 per return)...2005: 12 GP; 4 GS; Rush: 1-9-9-0; Rec: 19-290-15.3-2; Emerged as a budding standout as a true freshman ... pronounced WAH-keen E-glay-C-us.
Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Bears' picks: Round 3/99 -- Juaquin Iglesias, WR, 6-1, 210, Oklahoma...A three-year starter who improved every year, Iglesias caught 74 passes for 1,150 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior after catching 68 passes for 907 yards as a junior. Started 11 games as a sophomore with 41 catches for 514 yards. Effective kickoff returner throughout career, averaging 26.4 yards. Has only average speed (4.53 in the 40) but shows good quickness in route running and picking up yardage after the catch. Ideal slot receiver willing to do the tough jobs that come with working the underneath areas between the hash marks. - by The Sports Xchange