NEW ORLEANS LA - DECEMBER 18: Jerrel Jernigan #3 of the Troy University Trojans tries to avoid a tackle by Tremayne Scott #90 of the Ohio University Bobcats during the R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl at the Louisiana Superdome on December 18 2010 in New Orleans Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Don't blink. If you do you might miss Jerrel Jernigan's draft stock burning up the wires based on his speedy performance at Troy's Pro Day today. Looking for a redo on the 4.47 forty time he posted at the Combine, Jernigan ran a 4.32 and a 4.38 today according to reports.
This draft has some intriguing options that figure as speedy slot receiver types at the next level, and Jernigan might be at the head that group. Boise State's Titus Young looked like the lead horse after the Senior Bowl but his disappointing Combine changed that. However, draft stock is a very fluid thing this time of year.
As far as the St. Louis Rams are concerned, Jernigan doesn't seem to fit what the team's looking for at receiver. Health could trump all and no receiver on the roster should be thought of as irreplaceable.