Play intelligence from a run blocker and pass protector at the tight end position.
Technique and athletic ability earn much of the focus when studying draft prospects. Often, those qualities take a back seat to play intelligence. Jeremy Sprinkle is an unsung option in an exciting class of rookie tight ends.
He’s big, strong, and quick enough for the NFL.He catches the ball. Sometimes what catches the eye isn’t the physical traits or refined technique, but intelligent decision-making wrapped in an unrefined technical package.
Here’s one courtesy of Sprinkle.
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