Kaden Prather
Kaden Prather  WR  Maryland | NFL Draft 2025 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Kaden Prather
Height
6-4
Weight
212
College
Maryland
Position
WR
Class
Junior
Home town
Montgomery Village, MD
78.8/100
Player Rating
21
PositionRank (WR)
4.5
FortyYD Time
Receptions
42
Rec YDs
666
Rec TDs
5
Rec AVG
15.9

Kaden Prather WR Maryland | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Kaden Prather WR Maryland
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

ROLE: Outside X-Receiver
Last Updated: 01/22/2024
Draft Year: 2025
40 time: 4.50 seconds (51%*)
Age: 21.5 DOB: 09/06/2002
Measurables:
Height: 6-4 (89%*) Weight: 212 (76%*)
Forty: 4.50 (O) (51%*) Shuttle: 4.50 (HS) (8%*)
Vertical: 31 (HS) (10%*)
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(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other (HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
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ROLE: Outside X-Receiver
Last Updated: 01/22/2024
Draft Year: 2025
40 time: 4.50 seconds (51%*)
Age: 21.5 DOB: 09/06/2002
Measurables:
0% 100%
Height: 6-4 (89%*) Weight: 212 (76%*)
Forty: 4.50 (O) (51%*) Shuttle: 4.50 (HS) (8%*)
Vertical: 31 (HS) (10%*)
(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other
(HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
For an explanation of how the (HS) data is calculated see this article
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Overall Rating: 78.8 / 100
Average rating of opposition Defense player has faced
Defense Rating:
75%
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QB Rating When targeted: 99.3
Hands:
61%
Short Receiving:
73%
Intermediate Routes:
79%
Deep Threat:
75%
Blocking:
62%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 4th
Overall Rank: #109 Position rank: #21
College Games: 33 College Snaps: 1395
Grade: 4 ESPN  Stars 4 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 82/100
College Combine Results
Grade: 247 Sports 4  Stars 247 Sports 90 Stars 247 RATING: 90/100
Grade: 4 Stars 4 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.8 (95%)
Player Comparison* (Similarity level)
Nico Collins - Michigan
81%
Alec Pierce - Cincinnati
78%
Bryce Ford-Wheaton - West Virginia
78%
Draft Profile: Bio
Kaden Prather from Northwest High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. After high school, Prather opted to join West Virginia.

In 2021 as a freshman Prather saw action in 9 games for the Mountaineers as he made 12 receptions for 175 yards for an average of 14.6 yards per reception, with no TDs, and QB rating when targeted of 64.6.

As a sophomore in 2022 he played 11 games and had 52 catches for 501 yards for an average of 9.6 yards per catch, with 3 TDs, and QB rating when targeted of 82.4.

After season's end Prather transferred to Maryland where as a junior in 2023 he played 12 games and hauled in 41 catches for 609 yards for an average of 14.9 yards per catch, with 5 TDs, and QB rating when targeted of 108.1.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Does a nice job locating and tracking deep passes and is a legitimate vertical threat. Willing to go up and attack the ball.
  • He’s very good in contested-catch situations, using his frame effectively to make plays facing the quarterback. Prather also shows a knack for high-pointing the ball, consistently outmuscling defensive backs.
  • He also proved to be a force in catch-and-run situations. A violent runner who transitions upfield quickly after the catch, Prather has the speed to pick up chunks of yardage once he’s broken the first tackle.
  • He catches the ball with his large, soft hands and is tough. Deceptive jets and a smooth route runner.
  • Prather has reliable hands and shows the willingness to make catches in traffic over the middle.
  • A savvy, natural pass-catcher with reliable hands and very good focus. Snatches the ball out of the air and shows the concentration to make acrobatic catches look easy.
  • Solidly built with good overall size and bulk - has long arms and does a nice job extending to create a large catching radius.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Prather doesn’t have the ability as a run blocker or the violent run-after-catch ability.
  • Physically, Prather profiles as a guy who should have success facing the quarterback, but he struggles to gear down and make the necessary sharp cuts to create separation underneath.
  • Does not always use his hands to secure deep throws, allowing the ball into his pads and chest.

Kaden Prather percentiles vs other Wide Receivers (NFL Combine historically - higher value represents better perfomance)

How other scouting services rate Kaden Prather (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
110.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
21.0
*Percentile Ranking in Player's Position Group (NFL Combine Historical Data): This percentile reflects how a player's specific statistics rank in comparison to historical performances at the NFL Combine, specifically within their position group. A higher percentile indicates a better performance. For instance, being in the 90th percentile for a particular stat means the player outperformed 90% of their peers in that category.

*Similarity Percentage: This percentage is calculated based on a comprehensive analysis of various factors, including height, weight, 40-yard dash times, on-field performance statistics, and overall player rating. The analysis is conducted against our database of draft prospects from 2021 to 2023. This similarity score helps in evaluating how closely a current prospect aligns with past prospects. It is important to note, however, that this score reflects similarities based on college production and attributes, and does not account for eventual success or performance in the NFL.