Home Breaking News NUC Sports Prospect Evaluation: Jalen Preston | Wide Receiver | Class of 2018 | 6’2 | 212 | Manvel HS, TX
NUC Sports Prospect Evaluation: Jalen Preston | Wide Receiver | Class of 2018 | 6’2 | 212 | Manvel HS, TX 9.4

NUC Sports Prospect Evaluation: Jalen Preston | Wide Receiver | Class of 2018 | 6’2 | 212 | Manvel HS, TX

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Jalen Preston Evaluation

9.4

NUC Draft Guru's Rating System looks at the following key area's of the players performance and calculated potential at the next level:

1 - Position Skills9.2

2 - Athleticism/Speed9.2
3 - Explosion9.4
4 - Technique9.4
5 - Playmaking9.7
6- Potential9.6
Reader Rating: ( 1 vote ) 9.5

Name: Jalen Preston
Position: Wide Receiver
Class: 2018
Jersey Number: 5
Ht/Wt: 6-2, 212
School: Manvel
By EJ Holland- Texas Reporter

Strengths:
The best way to label Preston is an athletic freak. This dude can jump out of the gym, and might be the best red zone wide out in the country. He is at his best on jump balls and uses his height, athleticism and strength to outmuscle defenders. Preston is also versatile enough to be a bigger slot receiver thanks to his excellent route running skills. Preston is also an electric kickoff returner.

Areas of improvement:
Preston needs to have more consistent hands. As mentioned, he can do it all from a route running and skillset standpoint, but Preston needs to make sure he secures the ball and becomes a reliable pass catcher.

Offers:
Baylor, Georgia, Michigan, LSU, Mississippi State, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Oregon, Penn State, Texas and others.

Additional info:
Preston recorded 33 receptions for 664 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior and was named the District 23-5A Special Teams MVP. He is also an elite basketball player with multiple offers.

Film:
Junior Year 🌹

Dave Schuman Coach Schuman is the heartbeat, energy and drive of the NUC; he’s also a sought-after football analyst and expert on high school and college games as well as the recruiting process. His years of coaching and recruiting experience make him highly knowledgeable and regarded among coaches both at the collegiate and professional levels, as well as sports media outlets. A former high school and collegiate football standout, Coach Schuman’s passion is football and providing an avenue for some of the country’s most talented high school football players to be featured is his life’s mission. A former High School First Team All-American, Coach Schuman earned a full football athletic scholarship at University of Connecticut (UConn) where he was a starting linebacker under head coach Skip Holtz. He earned three letters and was second on the team in tackles as a senior. A success on and off the field, Coach Schuman was a Dean’s List student-athlete who earned both a Bachelors and Master’s degrees at UConn. After graduation, he worked as a strategic business analyst for a top technology solutions company. He later moved to New York City to become Senior Vice President for an internet strategy and web development company. While, Coach Schuman was enjoying well-deserved corporate success, his passion for football never wavered.

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