Antonio Nunn is heading to Atlanta
Antonio Nunn of UB is headed to the Falcons!— NFL Draft Diamonds (@DraftDiamonds) May 1, 2021
In a pandemic shortened senior season the Buffalo receiver caught 37 passes for 584 yards, 15.8 YPC and two touchdowns.
The main challenge that Nunn will have to overcome to get a shot at the next level is his size. At 5-11, 200 pounds he’s slight for an NFL receiver and he does not have the track star speed to make up for that.
But there is a lot in his toolkit to suggest he can have a productive NFL career.
Despite being 5-11 Nunn is a very physical receiver that can bully his way into the right position when the ball is coming down against corner backs. He is also very good at knowing right where that sweet spot is, tracks the ball really well and makes solid adjustments to the situation.
Those skill sets add up to a very solid red zone weapon in the NFL. With a little work you’re looking at a depth guy who comes in on short to mid rage yardage passing situations and who will do well close to the endzone.
He is going to have to compete with Chris Rowland, Cordarrelle Patterson, Greg Dortch for a spot with the wide receivers, as an UDFA this probably means showing well as a contributor on special teams.