Rondale Moore NFL Draft profile 2021: Scouting report, 40-yard sprint, professional day, Fantasy Soccer outlook, extra

Rondale Moore was probably the most explosive and elusive ability place gamers on movie through the 2018 collegiate season, however his star dimmed a bit through the previous a number of months of the pre-draft season. After an injury-plagued 2019 season and opting out of a lot of the 2020 season plus considerations about his measurement took the forefront, Moore began falling behind in mock drafts. That was till his professional day. Moore clocked a 4.29 40-yard sprint with a ridiculous 42.5-inch vertical leap reminding everybody simply how explosive he may very well be on the NFL degree.

Moore got here to Purdue after a legendary profession in Kentucky highschool soccer. He led Trinity Excessive Faculty to consecutive Class 6A state titles as a junior and senior, together with an ideal 15-0 season within the closing 12 months of his preps profession. He set the varsity document for receptions (104), receiving yards (1,461) and touchdowns (16), and within the course of earned the Gatorade Kentucky Participant of the 12 months honor in 2017. Moore acquired 20 gives as a four-star recruit (per 247Sports), together with one from Alabama, earlier than deciding to play for the Boilermakers.

We’re breaking down the whole lot it is advisable to find out about Moore from a Fantasy supervisor perspective, together with most closely fits, dynasty outlook, measurables, scouting report, key stats and an NFL comparability.

Fantasy suits

Inexperienced Bay Packers

A expertise like Moore would make for the right slot in Matt LaFleur’s offensive system as a result of LaFleur would have the ability to use him in pre-snap movement and get him designed touches in house immediately with the protection specializing in Davante Adams. Additionally, Aaron Rodgers‘ fast launch and short-game passing velocity will go away no wasted time and permit Moore to do what he does greatest — create yardage after the catch. Moore’s 4.29 vertical pace can even match completely with Rodgers’ deep-ball potential. 

Arizona Cardinals

Kliff Kingsbury’s system was designed for receivers like Moore, and finally what Arizona had envisioned when it used excessive draft capital on Andy Isabella. Drafting Moore would additionally enable Kingsbury to maneuver Moore into the backfield at occasions and put him in movement earlier than the snap, offering the protection with quite a lot of pace to fret about.

Dynasty outlook

Moore is a sizzling commodity in rookie drafts which are going down earlier than the NFL Draft with the thought in thoughts that he will be a direct asset no matter what offensive system he lands in. This ought to be very true in PPR leagues the place he has huge upside if he jumps into an offense that may manufacture quick-hitting touches for him. In our current full-point PPR rookie-only mock draft, Heath Cummings chosen Moore at No. 7 total. In our current Superflex rookie-only mock draft, Moore got here off the board at No. 12 total.

Scouting report


  • The power to chop on a dime, stopping and restarting his momentum higher than any WR on this class
  • Vertical leaping potential (42.5-inch vertical, 99th percentile amongst all WRs) that exhibits up on movie.
  • Elite straight-line pace that ought to instantly make him a menace on slot verts.
  • Explosive with the ball in his hand with elite elusiveness and the power to pressure missed tackles in house.
  • Higher route runner than marketed (simply because he wasn’t requested to run an expansive route tree doesn’t suggest he is not capable of).
  • Higher ball abilities within the air and in contested-catch conditions than his measurement would recommend.
  • Elite lateral agility (6.68 3-cone places him in 92nd percentile).
  • Elite quickness (1.50 10-yard cut up places him in 94th percentile).
  • Plus-level contact stability and low middle of gravity make him troublesome to sort out within the open area.


  • Dimension — Moore checked in at simply 5-7 (1st percentile) and 180 kilos (ninth percentile) which could recommend he’ll be restricted to a slot-only position on the subsequent degree.
  • Accidents are a priority; Moore has solely performed in seven video games during the last two seasons.
  • Moore’ dominant 2018 season did contain a heavy dosage of quick-hitting passes, screens and manufactured touches.

Stats breakdown

2020 3 34 270 0 7.7 32
2020 v prime 25 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2018 v prime 25 3 29 310 3 10.7 103
Profession 31 178 1915 14 10.8 248

Superior stats to know

  • Second-highest graded receiver within the slot (profession) amongst all WRs within the 2021 class, per Professional Soccer Focus.
  • 2.5 yards per route run vs. press protection — fourth-best within the class, per PFF.
  • 47 of 114 receptions in 2018 got here on display screen passes.

NFL comparability

You have probably seen the comparisons to former NFL and Carolina Panthers nice Steve Smith, and whereas Moore has some Smith to his recreation, he is not almost as developed as a route runner on the surface and total simply but. He stays a projection in some ways, however on the identical time, it isn’t honest to name him a gadget participant like Tavon Austin was getting into the NFL. My NFL comparability for Moore can be a souped-up Jakeem Grant.


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