There are many identifiable traits that NFL scouts look for in wide receivers. For instance, quickness and acceleration off the line of scrimmage, as well as through the stem of the route, are key. Furthermore, traits such as a large catch radius and crisp route running are extremely important. As we’ll explain in this scouting report, NFL Draft prospect Rashod Bateman possesses all of these traits, which is why he’s one of the top receivers in this class. In this report, we’ll examine Bateman’s background and collegiate career. Next, we’ll turn on the game tape and identify those key traits on film. Finally, we’ll release our scouting report and predict where Bateman will be drafted in the 2021 NFL Draft.