By Geoffrey Knox
Following the NFL Combine, many believe the Philadelphia Eagles should address their tight end or linebacker concerns with the 32nd-overall pick. Might Mike Gesicki be an option?
One of the more interesting NFL Combines in recent memory concluded on March 5th, and we’ll all be discussing each of the prospects who were present from now until the end of April. The general consensus is the Philadelphia Eagles should address the tight end or linebacker position when they’re on the clock at pick 32. With that being said, circle the name Mike Gesicki on your personal draft boards. He’s a guy that the Eagles will be paying a lot of attention to.
At six-foot-five, Gesicki is the record holder for the most receptions by a tight end in the history of the Penn State Nittany Lions. That’s saying a lot. Think about their tradition and history for a second. Do you see what we mean now?
Let’s dig a little deeper.
For his career in ‘Happy Valley’, Gesicki hauled in 129 receptions for 1,481 yards and 15 touchdowns. He lit it up at the NFL Combine, and NFL.com gives him a Combine grade of 5.9, and they compare him to Tyler...