Video: Jake Heaps breaks down the Seahawks’ 5 draft picks on offense
Apr 29, 2019, 2:46 PM
The Seattle Seahawks added 11 new players to their ranks in the NFL Draft last weekend, with a nearly-even split of six players on defense and five players on offense.
We at 710 ESPN Seattle turned to one of our resident quarterbacks, Jake Heaps, to take a detailed look at each player drafted by the Seahawks. To start, Jake breaks down the five offensive players and how they’ll fit into the mix.
For Jake’s look at the Seahawks’ six new defensive players, check 710Sports.com on Tuesday.
Here’s a quick look at each of the offensive players covered plus a link to a video of their highlights.
D.K. Metcalf, WR, Ole Miss (second round, 64th overall)
Standout at the NFL Combine, running a blistering 4.33 40-yard dash, no small feat considering his 6-foot-3, 228-pound frame. Highlights video
Gary Jennings, WR, West Virginia (fourth round, 120th overall)
Had a 1,000-yard season but just one touchdown as a junior, then earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention as a senior in 2018 with 917 receiving yards and a career-high 13 TDs. Highlights video
Phil Haynes, OG, Wake Forest (fourth round, 124th overall)
Started 47 career games over four seasons with Wake Forest, was a third-team All-ACC nomination as a redshirt junior in 2017 and was named to the preseason Outland Trophy Watch List in 2018. Highlights video
Travis Homer, RB, Miami (sixth round, 204th overall)
Took over as a starter for the Hurricanes as a junior in 2017, then averaged six yards per carry in 2018 and finished his final season with a combined 1,171 yards and eight touchdowns. Highlights video
John Ursua, WR, Hawaii (seventh round, 236th overall)
Had 89 catches for 1,343 yards and led the nation with 16 receiving touchdowns in 2018. Highlights video