Draft Quick Hit: Kevin White

West Virginia wide receiver Kevin White has been selected seventh overall in the 2015 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. Get the breakdown on White hear from Scout.com, and also take a look at the Bears' roster at wide receiver.

Kevin White, who topped the 100-yard receiving mark in nine of his 13 senior season games, also found the end zone in the same number of contests. His ability to get downfield for big gains, whether on deep routes or with runs after the catch, showed up consistently throughout the year, as he had one catch for at least 18 yards in every contest. That productivity, along with stellar showings at the NFL Combine, made him a top target.

Over his two-year Division I career, White played in 33 games, catching 180 passes for 2,499 yards (13.88 ypc) and 21 touchdowns, scoring 126 points while also recording seven solo tackles…As a Mountaineer, White started 22-of-24 games at flanker, generating 1,954 yards with fifteen touchdowns via 144 receptions (13.57 ypc), as he tallied 90 points and recorded four solo tackles for West Virginia.With 109 receptions in 2014, White became the third player in school history to record 100 in a season, joining Tavon Austin (114 in 2012; 101 in 2011) and Stedman Bailey (114 in 2012).

White was the second wide receiver picked overall. Amari Cooper was picked fourth by the Oakland Raiders.

The Chicago Bears have seven receivers on their current roster, headed by standout Alshon Jeffery, a four-year veteran who has similar measurables to White. Eddie Royal, heading into his ninth year, is the veteran of the roster, followed by Marc Mariani, who is also a kick returner. John Chiles and Rashad Lawrence have a year of experience, while Marquess Wilson is entering his fourth season.

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