USC WR London Models His Game After Bucs Star


The NFL Scouting Mix can present an important alternative for Bucs followers to higher perceive how rising prospects emulate their very own kinds of play to present professional gamers. USC large receiver Drake London offered a one such comparable in Bucs Professional Bowl receiver Mike Evans throughout his press availability.

When requested about Evans, London replied, “Sure, I’d hope to be like him in the future. That’s anyone I look as much as. Someone whose constructed just like me and I can take elements of his recreation and put it into mine.”

It’s not tough to see the similarities between the 2 receivers. At 6-foot-5, London is as tall as Evans, though there’s a little bit of a disparity of their listed weights. London suggestions the scales someplace between 205 and 210 kilos. Evans is listed at 225 kilos, however performs round 220.

Nonetheless the true comparable is in how they win. Evans has lengthy been recognized for utilizing his huge body to win contested catches and bodily dominate smaller corners. London has made that his calling card for the Trojans. He had extra contested catches than every other receiver final 12 months regardless of solely enjoying in eight video games.

London, who is taken into account to be a first-round decide, had 160 catches for two,153 yards and 15 touchdowns in three seasons at USC. He was on a torrid tempo throughout his last 12 months, which was shortened resulting from a fractured ankle. London caught 88 passes for 1,084 yards (12.3 avg.) and 7 TDs regardless of lacking the ultimate 5 video games of the 12 months.

The Bucs are anticipated to re-sign franchise participant Chris Godwin within the coming weeks. However they’ll want one other starting-caliber receiver to switch Antonio Brown. Might London be an possibility for Tampa Bay at No. 27?

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