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Leonte Caroo, Rutgers

Could the Giants target the local Edison, NJ native? Caroo could be a target of the Big Blue front office given his impressive productivity on one the Big 10’s weakest teams.

The senior receiver endured all kinds of quarterback inconsistency during his collegiate career–that didn’t hinder his game, earning First Team All Big-10 honors in 2014.

Caroo stands at just under six feet tall, but plays bigger than his size states, telling NJ advance media, “I just have to go out there and show the scouts that I may be a hair under six foot, but I’m not going to play like I’m under six foot. I’m going to play like I’m a 6-foot-5 receiver.”

It’s not all sunshine and rainbows for the local product, however.

Caroo comes with several concerns, none bigger than last season’s simple assault charge which earned him a two game suspension. Given the domestic violence issues in today’s NFL, GM’s will rightfully have their skepticisms. That charge alone will hurt Caroo’s stock.

Bottom line: While Caroo doesn’t possess any elite attributes, he does several things well–good hands, plays bigger than his size suggests, and did it on several bad teams. He could be a fit for the New York Giants in the third round, and see game-time on the outside or in the slot. 

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