Post-Spring Analysis: WR

The Hurricanes have several legitimate playmakers on the outside and a few of them made a big impact this spring.

Most people consider Stacy Coley the most talented wide receiver on Miami's roster. After a disappointing sophomore season in 2014, Coley was back to his normal ways of making big plays in the spring. He started just four games and had only 184 yards (with no touchdowns) last season but if this spring is any indication, he'll be expected to have a big season catching balls from Brad Kaaya.

Herb Waters finished spring behind Coley on the depth chart at one of the wide receiver spots. Another player who had a somewhat disappointing 2014 season, Waters finished the season with 277 yards and one score. He showed flashes this spring but continues being a mystery. It just seems like he needs more chances in this offense.

Malcolm Lewis is the most productive wide receiver on the roster in terms of 2014 production. He's competing with Braxon Berrios to be the team's starting slot receiver. Lewis has the edge in experience but Berrios was more of a playmaker in 2014. Both players expect to play a role there and neither was able to separate himself from the other this spring.

Rashawn Scott is the most experienced wide receiver in this group. A starter early in his career, Scott missed most of last season with an injury. He's back and was in top shape this spring. He made a lot of big plays and emerged as Kaaya's to-go guy at times this spring. He finished spring as the starter on the outside and a lot of people expect him to be Miami's most productive receiver this fall. Tyre Brady, D'Mauri Jones, and Darrell Langham played behind him.

Brady redshirted and he's still learning to play the position at a high level. Jones has been a career backup and that's unlikely to change soon. Keep an eye on Langham, who has an excellent combination of size and speed but for some reason wasn't able to make much of an impact in the spring.

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