Noah Fant
Noah Fant
21-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Denver Broncos
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Fant's splashy film at Iowa caught everyone's attention, especially since the scouting community is desperately looking for the next George Kittle - another Hawkeye - to come about. Fant's good-but-not-dominant college stats can be directly tied to the depth of the Iowa roster; a superior prospect, No. 8 overall pick T.J. Hockenson, shared work with Fant the past couple years. The prospect hounds were drooling when Fant destroyed the combine with a 4.5 40-yard dash and 39.5-inch vertical, but sometimes his play on the field wasn't as interesting - he struggled with dropped passes in college. Add it all up and the usual rules apply - we're plenty interested in Fant's future, but rookie tight ends are generally seen and not heard from, at least for fantasy purposes. The Broncos also have some other competition for TE snaps, bringing back Jeff Heuerman on a two-year, $8 million contract despite his uninspired performance last year. Toss in a shaky quarterback situation and it's a lot for a rookie tight end to overcome. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $12.6 million contract with the Broncos in May of 2019.
Onward to Mile High City
TEDenver Broncos
April 25, 2019
The Broncos selected Fant in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 20th overall.
Denver makes this pick after trading the 10th pick to Pittsburgh. Fant is the most athletic tight end prospect in the class at 6-foot-4 1/8 and 249 pounds, with a 4.5 40-yard dash and a 39.5-inch vertical jump. His best season came as a sophomore when he caught 30 passes for 494 yards and a whopping 11 touchdowns before being slightly overshadowed by fellow first-rounder T.J. Hockenson in Iowa's offense. Fant is raw in some facets of his game and his blocking will be something that needs major work if he is to develop into an every-down piece of Denver's system. However, his athleticism and pass-catching upside can make him a mismatch up the seam if used properly. At the very least, Fant becomes the top pass-catching tight end in Denver right away.
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How often does Noah Fant run a route when on the field for a pass play?
This data will let you see how Noah Fant and the other tight ends for the Broncos are being used. Some tight ends may have a lot of snaps, but they're not that useful for fantasy purposes because they're not actually running routes. This data will help you see when this is the case.
54 routes   13 targets
286 routes   48 targets
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Noah Fant's measurables compare to other tight ends?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
6' 5"
241 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.50 sec
Shuttle Time
4.22 sec
Cone Drill
6.81 sec
Vertical Jump
39.5 in
Broad Jump
127 in
Bench Press
20 reps
Hand Length
9.75 in
Arm Length
33.50 in
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Turns heads in the 40-yard dash
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March 3, 2019
Fant ran an unofficial 4.50-second 40-yard dash at the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine.
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Heading to NFL
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November 30, 2018
Fant announced Friday via his personal Twitter account that he will forgo his senior season at Iowa and enter the 2019 NFL Draft.
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