JD2 Preview: Wide Receivers

Saturday, Texas hosts JD2, and LonghornDigest.com will review each position group expected to be on campus for the event. Up first, the wide receivers.

WR Jacorey Warrick, Cypress Falls

Looking for a prototypical slot receiver, somebody who can shake a defender in space and take it to the house? Look no further than the 5-10 Warrick, who displays elusiveness and jets in the open field. His body control is such that he could also project as a cornerback, making him worthy of a take. Schools like LSU, Nebraska and Oklahoma have already pulled the trigger on early offers.

Eldridge Massington, West Mesquite

Massington, meanwhile, is totally different. He's the prototypical outside receiver with great size at 6-3 205 and the ability to make big plays downfield. He's one of the best at that latter trait in the state, showing the ability to win jump balls and also to outrun cornerbacks who don't properly gauge his speed. After Jake Oliver, Massington might be the best pure outside receiver in this class.

Ellis Jefferson, Denton Guyer

Jefferson is another big-framed outside receiver at 6-4 190. He seems a bit more raw than Massington, and he might not be quite as good at getting downfield. But he's worth taking a look at as a high-upside player. With Texas already having two outside receivers in the fold, Jefferson is unlikely to receive an offer, but he's worth monitoring.

Chevoski Collins, Livingston

Collins stood out in Texas summer camp last year because of his body control and the way that he runs routes. He's just a touch slower than you'd like, but he's worked hard to improve his wheels. Collins is an interesting prospect in that he could project to several positions, even if he doesn't work out at wide receiver, everything from running back to cornerback to safety.

Robbie Rhodes, Fort Worth Southwest

Rhodes is a bit of a poor man's Jacorey Warrick, and beyond that, he isn't necessarily expected to make the trip because of a potential basketball conflict. But he's a slot receiver capable of playing multiple positions and getting downfield as a receiver. He does play a little bit bigger than his size, but at this point, he probably isn't a take/

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