Rashod Bateman Fantasy Football Profile – 2021 NFL Top Prospects

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Rashod Bateman Fantasy Football Profile - 2021 NFL Top Prospects
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – SEPTEMBER 28: Rashod Bateman #13 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers runs the ball after a reception during the game against the Purdue Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium on September 28, 2019 in West Lafayette, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) Rashod Bateman Fantasy Football Profile – 2021 NFL Top Prospects

Rashod Bateman Fantasy Football Profile – 2021 NFL Top Prospects

High School

Rashod Bateman attended Tift County High School in Tifton Georgia. He caught 56 passes for 825 yards and five touchdowns in his junior season and committed to the University of Minnesota. As a senior, he was named first team All-State after catching 83 passes for 1,539 yards and 21 touchdowns.

College

Rashod Bateman started as a true freshman and set Minnesota Freshman records with 51 receptions and 704 receiving yards while scoring six touchdowns. As a sophomore, Bateman was named a semi-finalist for the Fred Biletnikoff Award and first team All-Big Ten and the Richter–Howard Receiver of the Year. Bateman initially opted out of the 2020 season to only later opt back in. He appeared in 5 contests and hauled in 36 catches for 472 yards and a pair of touchdowns. After news came out that Minnesota’s game against No. 16 Wisconsin would be canceled due to COVID-19, Bateman announced that he would forego the remainder of the season due to the uncertainties in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rashod Bateman Fantasy Football Profile - 2021 NFL Top Prospects
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – NOVEMBER 13: Dane Belton #4 of the Iowa Hawkeyes breaks up a pass intended for Rashod Bateman #0 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the first quarter of the game at TCF Bank Stadium on November 13, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) Rashod Bateman Fantasy Football Profile – 2021 NFL Top Prospects

NFL

Rashod Bateman projects as a starting NFL wide receiver after spending the last three seasons in the Minnesota Golden Gophers program. After reviewing all the film on Bateman, The RotoHeat team determined that Bateman has Pro Bowl potential with effective quarterback play in the NFL. At rookiedraftguide.com we have the Rashod Bateman film for you to watch, you can see what we have seen and watch what our team has been looking at, enabling you to form your own decision on this WR.

The team liked what they saw when putting together the Rashod Bateman Fantasy Football Profile. He offers a nice mix of above average route running, ball skills and competitive toughness built into a frame that should eliminate any concerns about his projection to work on the outside in addition to the slot as a rookie. 

Rashod Bateman Fantasy Football Profile – 2021 NFL Top Prospects

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