Top Five Wide Receivers is taking a look at the top in-state players at every position. Up now, the wide receivers.

1) Ricky Seals-Jones, Sealy (Texas)

Who knows which position Seals-Jones will play? He's the definition of athlete, a 6-foot-5, 225-pound physical marvel who plays quarterback and safety for his high school team. He'll start off at Texas at wide receiver, and he shows the size, speed, change of direction and physicality to be a matchup nightmare on the edge for cornerbacks.

2) Derrick Griffin, Rosenberg Terry (Texas A&M)

Like Seals-Jones, it isn't apparent which spot Griffin will play at the next level. But the 6-7 jumping machine with quicker-than-expected feet has a great chance to be an impact receiver at Texas A&M. He's pretty raw, but at the same time, there aren't going to be many players out there with Griffin's collection of gifts. Could also be an elite receiving tight end.

3) Jake Oliver, Dallas Jesuit (Texas)

Oliver is a classic big-framed wide receiver who excels at getting between the defender and the ball. He doesn't overwhelm you with his speed, and he probably doesn't quite run as well as Seals-Jones or Griffin. But he also doesn't often get caught on the field, leading you to believe he has functional speed. Oliver has soft hands and runs nice routes. Highly productive.

4) Jacorey Warrick, Cypress Falls (Texas)

A pure slot receiver, Warrick has outstanding speed and quickness that makes him so difficult to deal with in the open field. Warrick has great feet, and uses those to gain separation on his routes. With the way Warrick runs, his speed is a threat on nearly every play, leading to big-time separation. He could also be one of the state's top cornerbacks, if receiver doesn't work out, for whatever reason.

5) Ra'Shaad Samples, Dallas Skyline

Samples is a tiny receiver, but his speed and route-running ability make him nearly impossible to cover. He's more polished than the other potential slot receivers in the class, and so, so difficult to jam on the line because of his short-area quickness. Samples and Warrick are awfully close in terms of ability, and I wouldn't fault you for putting Samples ahead, either.

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