The Cleveland Browns selected Michigan WR Donovan Peoples-Jones in the sixth round with the No. 187 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.
Welcome to Cleveland, Donovan Peoples-Jones!
📰: https://t.co/mnsvLrJQVF#BrownsDraft pic.twitter.com/H5TvRNou3r
— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) April 25, 2020
At 6’2 212 pounds, Peoples-Jones ran a 4.48 at the NFL combine.
RD 6 | PICK 187 – @Browns: Donovan Peoples-Jones WR, Michigan
The Browns take a chance on combine standout Donovan Peoples-Jones, who ran a 4.48 40 and jumped 45.5-inches in the vertical jump at 212 pounds, good for a max 99 athleticism score.#NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/3ve8rtvtkv
— Next Gen Stats (@NextGenStats) April 25, 2020
Peoples-Jones had 34 catches for 438 yards and 6 touchdowns in 2019.
Andrew Berry finishes his first draft with the steal of the weekend! Welcome to Cleveland Donovan Peoples Jones! #Browns pic.twitter.com/CYm39PLSI1
— John McCafferty (@johnnyblitzz) April 25, 2020
In 2018, he had 47 catches, 612 yards, and 8 touchdowns while also being a punt returner.
He earned 3rd-team All-Big ten honors as a receiver and punt returner.
He had 2 career punt returns for touchdowns.
According to NFL.com’s Lance Zierlein:
Former five-star and top-rated receiver coming out of high school, Peoples-Jones failed to find the success and production expected over his three seasons at Michigan. His route tempo is sluggish, but he has some savvy and shortcuts footwork for out-breaking routes to the boundary. He doesn’t run well enough to play outside in the pros but has decent tape as a big slot. His pro limitations go beyond Michigan’s spotty offense and he may not reach any higher than being an average backup.
This is #Browns new WR Donovan Peoples-Jones back in HS.
He was the #1 WR in the country and a freak athlete 😳
— MoreForYouCleveland (@MoreForYou_CLE) April 25, 2020
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