Matt Waldman’s RSP Boiler Room No. 318: TE Gerrit Prince (UAB)


Matt Waldman’s RSP Boiler Room examines 2022 NFL Draft prospect, Gerrit Prince, a productive tight end from UAB who has notable speed for his position.

A former community college wide receiver, Prince has compelling speed for an H-Back. This touchdown run against North Texas illustrates Prince’s speed, vision, and skill to maintain this speed while weaving through the defense on a long run.

As is often the case with H-Back prospects, there are lingering questions about his future potential in the NFL. Can he gain enough wait to function as an H-Back near the line of scrimmage?  If Prince can’t gain weight, is he fast enough to become a contributor as a utility receiver? Kyle Granson. Stephen Anderson, and Tre Burton come to mind.

If Prince is a sleeper, it’s likely from the perspective of the media draftnik thinking about a player who might make a team and contribute on special teams or have a small niche role on offense. However, if Prince shows that his speed is on par with a perimeter receiver, that could change everything.

Based on plays like the one below, Prince’s workouts will be worth keeping an eye on.

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