Pat O'Donnell NFL Draft 2014: Highlights, Scouting Report for Chicago Bears P

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Pat O'Donnell NFL Draft 2014: Highlights, Scouting Report for Chicago Bears P
Wilfredo Lee

Pat O'Donnell, P, Miami (Fla.) (HT: 6'4⅛", WT 220 lbs)

Chicago Bears

Sixth Round: 191st Pick

Combine Weigh-In
Height Weight Arms Hands
6'4" 220 lbs. 32 1/2" 9 3/4"

Combine Workout
40-Yard Dash Bench Press Vertical Broad Jump
4.64 seconds 23 reps 30.5" DNP


  • Impressive leg strength and can flip the field when pinned deep in own territory. 
  • Primary kickoff specialist during his time at Miami and Cincinnati
  • Also worked as holder for field goal unit. 
  • A good all-around athlete and has the build to remain durable. 
  • Capable of making some tackles as the last line of defense on punt returns. 


  • Inconsistent accuracy on coffin corner attempts. 
  • Struggles with hang time consistency, especially on shorter directional attempts. 
  • Approach is somewhat slow and deliberate, giving defense an opportunity for blocks. 

Collegiate Statistics
Year School Punts Yds/Punt Touchbacks Inside 20
2009 Cincinnati 7 37.9 0 2
2010 Cincinnati 52 41.9 5 16
2011 Cincinnati 63 43.8 8 26
2012 Cincinnati 59 41.8 6 23
2013 Miami (Fla.) 53 47.1 9 19

Personal Notes

  • Played four years at Cincinnati then transferred to Miami as a graduate student for one season. 
  • Transferred to Miami to be closer to his father who had been diagnosed with cancer. 
  • First-team All-Big East in 2011 at Cincinnati. 

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O'Donnell needs to develop the finesse of his game, but he has the raw leg strength to earn him a shot at the next level. His ability to contribute as a kickoff specialist could also make him intriguing to certain teams. 

Draft Projection: 7th round

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