Draft Preview: Wide Receivers

Draft expert Tony Pauline of our sister site DraftInsider.net breaks down the 2015 Receiver class including scouting reports of all the top prospects.

Wide Receiver

Rnd

Full Name

School

Yr

1st

Amari Cooper

Alabama

3Jr

1st

Kevin White

West Virginia

4Sr

1st

DeVante Parker

Louisville

4Sr

1-2

Philip Dorsett

Miami-Fl

4Sr

1-2

Nelson Agholor

USC

3Jr

2nd

Breshad Perriman

Central Florida

4Jr

2nd

Sammie Coates

Auburn

4Jr

2nd

Devin Smith

Ohio State

4Sr

2nd

Jaelen Strong

Arizona State

4Jr

2-3

Dorial Green-Beckham

Oklahoma

3Jr

3rd

Tyler Lockett

Kansas State

4Sr

3-4

Stefon Diggs

Maryland

3Jr

4th

Rashad Greene

Florida State

4Sr

4th

Justin Hardy

East Carolina

5Sr

4th

Joshua Harper

Fresno State

5Sr

4th

Mario Alford

West Virginia

4Sr

4-5

Dres Anderson

Utah

5Sr

4-5

Tony Lippett

Michigan State

5Sr

4-5

J.J. Nelson

Alabama-Birmingham

5Sr

5th

Ty Montgomery

Stanford

4Sr

5th

Jamison Crowder

Duke

5Sr

5th

Chris Conley

Georgia

4Sr

5th

Vince Mayle

Washington State

5Sr

5-6

Antwan Goodley

Baylor

5Sr

6th

Deontay Greenberry

Houston

3Jr

6th

Darren Waller

Georgia Tech

4Sr

6th

Kenny Bell

Nebraska

5Sr

6th

Jaxon Shipley

Texas

4Sr

6th

Deandrew White

Alabama

5Sr

6-7

Tre McBride

William & Mary

4Sr

6-7

Austin Hill

Arizona

5Sr

7th

Deon Long

Maryland

5Sr

7th

Dezmin Lewis

Central Arkansas

4Sr

7th

Devante Davis

UNLV

4Sr

7-FA

Evan Spencer

Ohio State

4Sr

FA

Kaelin Clay

Utah

4Sr

FA

Da'Ron Brown

Northern Illinois

5Sr

FA

Devin Gardner

Michigan

5Sr

FA

Titus Davis

Central Michigan

4Sr

FA

Shane Wynn

Indiana

4Sr

FA

Jordan Taylor

Rice

5Sr

FA

Vernon Johnson

Texas A&M Commerce

4Sr

FA

Keith Mumphery

Michigan State

5Sr

FA

Rannell Hall

Central Florida

4Sr

FA

Geremy Davis

Connecticut

5Sr

FA

Ezell Ruffin

San Diego State

5Sr

FA

Levi Norwood

Baylor

5Sr

FA

Ricky Collins

Texas A&M Commerce

5Sr

FA

Jake Kumerow

Wisconsin Whitewater

5Sr

FA

Deandre Smelter

Georgia Tech

4Sr

FA

DaVaris Daniels

Notre Dame

4Jr

FA

Tony Jones

Northwestern

5Sr

FA

Damiere Byrd

South Carolina

4Sr

FA

Donatella Luckett

Harding

4Sr

FA

Milton Williams III

Delaware State

4Sr

FA

Cam Worthy

East Carolina

4Sr

FA

Larry Sasser

Missouri

5Sr

FA

Larry Pinkard

x-Old Dominion

5Sr

FA

Tyler McCulloch

Colorado

4Sr

FA

Chris Harper

California

3Jr

FA

Jordan Leslie

BYU

5Sr

FA

Andre Davis

South Florida

4Sr

FA

Christion Jones

Alabama

4Sr

FA

Malcome Kennedy

Texas A&M

4Sr

FA

Nigel King

Kansas

4Jr

FA

Damarr Aultman

Maine

5Sr

FA

Tommy Shuler

Marshall

4Sr

FA

Eli Rogers

Louisville

4Sr

FA

Matt Miller

Boise State

5Sr

FA

Issac Blakeney

Duke

5Sr

FA

Michael Bennett

Georgia

5Sr

FA

Adrian Coxson

Stony Brook

4Sr

FA

Anthony Johnson

West Texas A&M

4Sr

FA

Michael Johnson

Delaware

4Sr

FA

Marquez Clark

Central Oklahoma

4Sr

FA

Tebucky Jones Jr.

Fordham

5Sr

FA

Jalen Claiborne

Wyoming

4Sr

FA

Nick Harwell

Kansas

5Sr

FA

Kenny Cook

Gardner-Webb

5Sr

FA

Stephen Barnette

Richmond

5Sr

FA

Jimmy Worton

Central Florida

5Sr

FA

Javess Blue

Kentucky

4Sr

FA

Jarrod West

Syracuse

5Sr

FA

Victor Dean

x-Portland State

5Sr

FA

Dominic Rufran

Wyoming

4Sr

FA

Jimmie Hunt

Missouri

5Sr

FA

Bradley Marquez

Texas Tech

4Sr

FA

Chris Humphrey

Kent State

4Sr

FA

Kasen Williams

Washington

4Sr

FA

Der'rikk Thompson

SMU

5Sr

FA

Kevonte Martin-Manley

Iowa

5Sr

FA

Drew Carswell

Indiana-Pa

5Sr

FA

R.J. Harris

New Hampshire

5Sr

FA

Jameon Lewis

Mississippi State

5Sr

FA

Ian Hamilton

UTEP

4Sr

FA

Kevin Vereen

Northern Iowa

5Sr

FA

Trevor Harman

Shippensburg

5Sr

FA

Clayton Fuller

Baylor

3Jr

FA

Arthur Williams

Maine

5Sr

FA

Desmond Lawrence

North Carolina A&T

5Sr

FA

Jalen Fitzpatrick

Temple

4Sr

FA

Willie Byrn

Virginia Tech

5Sr

FA

Marcus Henry

Middle Tennessee

4Sr

FA

Chase Cochran

Ohio

5Sr

FA

Deandre Carter

Sacramento State

4Sr

FA

Richard Turner

Nevada

4Sr

FA

Quinton Dunbar

Florida

5Sr

FA

Shaq Roland

South Carolina

3Jr

FA

Connor Nelligan

Columbia

4Sr

FA

Jabari Carr

San Jose State

5Sr

FA

Alex Wheat

Coastal Carolina

4Sr

FA

Tyler Rutenbeck

Dubuque

4Sr

FA

Ronald Butler

Utah State

4Sr

FA

Samuel Gagliano

Air Force

4Sr

FA

Willie Downs

x-Valdosta State

5Sr

FA

Brandon Carter

x-TCU

4Sr

FA

William Dukes

Florida Atlantic

4Sr

FA

Andre Debose

Florida

5Sr

FA

Jamal Robinson

La-Lafayette

5Sr

FA

Willie McNeal

Western Kentucky

5Sr

FA

Vandrell Sullivan

UNLV

5Sr

FA

Shakim Phillips

Boston College

5Sr

FA

Kristoff Williams

Washington State

5Sr

FA

Andrew Robustelli

Jacksonville University

4Sr

FA

Ross Apo

BYU

5Sr

FA

Jeff Hill

Bentley

4Sr

FA

Vince Sanders

Mississippi

5Sr

FA

Matt James

Wake Forest

5Sr

FA

Manasseh Garner

Pittsburgh

5Sr

FA

Demetrius Wilson

Arkansas

5Sr

FA

Reggie Travis

Memphis?

5Sr

FA

Jackie Williams

Central Florida

5Sr

FA

George Farmer

USC

4Jr

FA

Lemar Durant

Simon Fraser

4Jr

Full Name: Nelson Agholor School: USC

Ht: 6-0 Wt: 198 40: 4.38 Year: 3Jr

Bio: Awarded All-America and all-conference honors the past two seasons when he was a starting receiver. Junior totals included a career-best 104 receptions, 1313 yards and 12 TDs after 56/918/6 the prior year. Experienced punt returner who averaged 19.1 yards on 18 returns with two scores as a sophomore.

Pos: Quick, explosive receiver who also impacts the game returning punts. Fires off the snap, quickly gets to top speed and easily changes direction. Gets vertical and contorts, looking the pass into his hands to make the difficult reception. Nicely tracks the pass in the air, easily makes receptions in stride and seamless catching the ball on crossing routes. Consistently extends to grab the ball away from his frame. Runs solid routes, comes back to the ball out of breaks and finds ways to become the available target. Uses the sidelines well and plays with both balance and body control.

Neg: Fast but lacks the elite second gear. Not a big-bodied receiver who wins out in battles and loses out for contested passes.

Analysis: Agholor has been a consistent receiver since his sophomore season and possesses the skills necessary to start off as a third receiver on a Sunday roster then eventually develop into a number two wide out.


Full Name: Mario Alford School: West Virginia

Ht: 5-8.5 Wt: 188 40: 4.29 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Junior-college transfer awarded All-America and all-conference honors last season after finishing with 65 receptions, 945 yards and 11 TDs while also averaging 28.6 yards on kickoffs with 2 more scores. Timed the forty in the mid-4.2’s during pro day.

Pos: Undersized but explosive skill position player who’s a threat to score anytime the balls in his hands. Quick in all aspects, effective route runner and separates from defenders. Comes back to the ball out of breaks, extends his hands and makes receptions away from his frame. Competes to come away with the catch, gets vertical and adjusts or contorts to passes. Possesses a burst which he turns on in a single step, fast and beats defenders down the field. Makes the difficult over the shoulder reception downfield, displaying eye/hand coordination as well as focus.

Neg: Does not display soft hands and will double catch or bobble throws. Small and loses out for contested passes.

Analysis: Alford has size limitations but projects well as a slot receiver at the next level and will double as a return specialist.


Full Name: Dres Anderson School: Utah

Ht: 6-1 Wt: 187 40: 4.45 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Three-year starter who played in just seven games last season before suffering a knee injury. Senior totals included 22 receptions, 355 yards and 4 TDs. Junior totals included 53/1002/7.

Pos: Highly productive receiver who stretches the field vertically. Fast, has a burst which he turns on in a single step and easily makes the deep reception running full speed. Solid route runner who quickly gets into breaks, separates from defenders and uses his frame to shield away opponents. Extends to make the catch away from his frame and displays focus as well as concentration. Keeps the play in bounds running after the catch. Gets vertical in a crowd, adjusts to errant throws and displays soft hands. Snatches the ball from the air and a consistent hand catcher.

Neg: Has a thin build and struggles in battles. Now coming off a knee injury.

Analysis: Anderson is one of the most underrated receivers in this year’s draft and compares to Paul Richardson from a year ago. He can be used in a vertical offense with his ability to stretch the field or a timing offense as Anderson is equally adept catching the underneath routes.
Full Name: Damarr Aultman School: Maine

Ht: 5-10 Wt: 205 40: 4.47 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Two-year starter who posted a career-best 48 receptions as a senior.

Pos: Slightly undersized receiver who displays skill running after the catch. Effectively finds the clearing in the middle the field, remains focused and comes away with the difficult catch in a crowd. Possesses solid eye/hand coordination, nicely adjusts to errant throws and plays with a lot of quickness. Competes to come away with receptions, quick footed and keeps the play in bounds running after the catch. Flashes the ability to beat defenders down the field. Tracks the deep ball and makes the difficult over the shoulder reception. Gives effort blocking downfield.

Neg: Not a tall target. Does some unnecessary body catching on occasion. Average production on the small-school level.

Analysis: Aultman was a consistent threat at Maine the past three seasons and possesses enough ability to get consideration as a fifth receiver at the next level.


Full Name: Stephen Barnette School: Richmond

Ht: 6-2.5 Wt: 188 40: 4.55 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Three-year starter awarded All-conference honors as a sophomore and junior. Played in five games last season posting 33 receptions before falling to a knee injury. Career numbers of 76 receptions for 1189 yards came during his junior season.

Pos: Nice-sized target who plays physical and aggressive football. Comes back to the ball, uses his frame to shield away defenders and outmuscles opponents for the contested grab. Nicely tracks passes in the air, looks the ball into his hands and displays good eye/hand coordination. Effectively uses the sidelines, gets up in a crowd and extends to make receptions away from his frame. Takes a pounding but holds onto the throw and works to pick up yardage running after the catch.

Neg: Lacks the second gear and ability to run to the deep throw. Was never a vertical threat and now coming off a knee injury. Average size.

Analysis: Barnette displayed a lot of next-level skill throughout his sophomore and junior seasons but his development was hampered by injury last year. He possesses the ability to line up as a fifth receiver in a West Coast or timing offense if he gets back to full health.
Full Name: Kenny Bell School: Nebraska

Ht: 6-1 Wt: 197 40: 4.37 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Four-year starter holding the record for career receptions at Nebraska with 181. All-conference selection the past two years. Posted a career-best 788 yards receiving and 6 TDs as a senior after 52 receptions the prior year.

Pos: Dependable and productive receiver with marginal upside for the next level. Works hard, displays good awareness and competes to come away with the catch. Plays with a lot of quickness, contorts or adjusts to the errant pass and consistently makes receptions with his hands. Comes back to the ball and is a solid underneath receiver. Gives effort blocking.

Neg: Does not play to his 40 time and looks more like a one speed wide out who lacks the second gear. Gets poor results blocking despite his effort.

Analysis: Bell was a consistent pass catching threat at Nebraska and offers enough skill to make it as the fifth man on a depth chart in the NFL.


Full Name: Michael Bennett School: Georgia

Ht: 6-1.5 Wt: 209 40: 4.58 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Full-time starter the past two seasons posting 37 receptions, 404 receiving yards and 4 TDs as a senior. Junior totals included a career-best 41 receptions for 538 yards.

Pos: Nice-sized possession receiver best running underneath routes. Plays with excellent balance, body control and exposes himself to big hits in order to come away with the catch. Contorts in midair, extends his hands and offers the quarterback a target. Works to get separation and come free.

Neg: Let’s catchable throws slip through his hands and does not always come away with difficult receptions. Does not display a sense of timing. Displays little in the way of quickness or speed.

Analysis: Bennett has shown flashes of being a solid possession receiver but is a long way from being NFL ready.


Full Name: Issac Blakeney School: Duke

Ht: 6-5 Wt: 220 40: 4.73 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Two-year starter who posted a career-best 47 receptions, 559 receiving yards and 7 TDs as a senior.

Pos: Large, possession receiver who could eventually develop into a move tight end. Uses his frame to his advantage, strong and wins out in battles. Extends his hands and plucks passes from the air. Gives effort blocking downfield.

Neg: Marginal quickness and speed. Cannot run to the deep throw.

Analysis: Blakeney comes off a terrific senior campaign and is a big-bodied possession wideout best running underneath. He comes with growth potential and if he learns to block on the line of scrimmage he could make a roster as a third tight end.


Full Name: Javess Blue School: Kentucky

Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 195 40: 4.53 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Junior-college transfer who started the past two seasons. Totals last year included 29 receptions, 525 yards and 5 TDs after 43 receptions for 586 yards during his first campaign with Kentucky.

Pos: Solid underneath possession receiver who wins out in battles. Displays good focus, eye-hand coordination and gets vertical to grab the high throw. Makes the difficult catch in contorted positions, extends to offer the quarterback a target and makes receptions away from his frame. Plays tough football, takes a big hit and holds onto the throw.

Neg: Lacks size and overmatched by bigger defensive backs. Lacks overall speed, quickness and burst.

Analysis: After a terrific junior campaign, Blue took a step back last season and did not progress as many had hoped. He’s a camp-worthy player with potential as a fifth

receiver/punt returner.


Full Name: Da'Ron Brown School: Northern Illinois

Ht: 6-0 Wt: 205 40: 4.53 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Two-year starter awarded all-conference honors as a senior after career-best 68 receptions, 1065 yards and 6 TDs.

Pos: Nice-sized underneath receiver with strong hands. Quick to top speed, uses his frame to shield away defenders and snatches errant passes from the air. Competes to make receptions and looks the ball into his hands. Fluid and smooth. Shows good field awareness finding the open spot in the defense. Effective downfield blocker and seals open running lanes.

Neg: One-speed wideout who lacks the second gear. Lacks a quick release off the line of scrimmage.

Analysis: Brown has displayed steady development in his game the past two seasons and offers enough ability to make a roster as a fifth receiver.


Full Name: Damiere Byrd School: South Carolina

Ht: 5-9 Wt: 169 40: 4.38 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Part-time starter the past two seasons posting career-best numbers 33 receptions, 575 receiving yards and 4 TDs as a junior. Times 4.30 seconds in the 40 during Friday.

Pos: Small but explosive receiver coming off a disappointing campaign. Displays good deep speed with the ability to stretch the field vertically. Effortlessly makes receptions down the field, extending to snatch passes away from his frame. Adjusts to errant throws, tracks passes in the air and displays a sense of timing. Gets vertical and plays with terrific balance as well as body control.

Neg: Average route runner and floats exiting breaks. Gives effort blocking but gets minimal results. Struggles winning out for contested passes.

Analysis: At the top of his game, Byrd is a field-stretching receiver who would be effective in the slot.
Full Name: Willie Byrn School: Virginia Tech

Ht: 5-10 Wt: 185 40: 4.55 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Part-time starter the past two seasons posting a career-best 51 receptions for 660 yards as a junior.

Pos: Sure-handed possession receiver best running underneath routes. Plays with quickness, stays low exiting breaks and lays out to make the difficult catch. Immediately transitions up the field running after the catch and works to pick up positive yardage. For the most part a hand catcher and makes receptions away from his frame.

Neg: Average route runner. One speed receiver and does not display a second gear.

Analysis: Byrn was consistent for Virginia Tech despite barely playing with the first team and can fill a role at the next level as a fifth receiver/special teams player.


Full Name: Drew Carswell School: Indiana-Pa

Ht: 6-3.5 Wt: 210 40: 4.57 Year: 5Sr

Bio: University of Pittsburgh transfer awarded all-conference honors as a senior after totaling 55 receptions, 785 yards and 9 TDs.

Pos: Large, dependable possession receiver coming off a career year. Uses his frame to shield away defenders, extends his hands and looks the ball in. Keeps the play in bounds working to pick up yardage running after the catch. Quick, works routes and comes back to the ball.

Neg: Lazily lets the pass get inside him at times. Lacks deep speed and a second gear. Marginally productive until his senior campaign.

Analysis: After not fitting in at Pittsburgh, Carswell moved a level down then dominated as a senior. He’s slightly underrated and is a receiver with enough physical skills to play at the next level should he consistently employ proper pass-catching techniques.


Full Name: Deandre Carter School: Sacramento State

Ht: 5-9 Wt: 189 40: 4.68 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Two-year starter awarded all-conference honors since his junior season. Led Sacramento State with 99 receptions, 1321 yards and 17 TDs. Junior totals included 64/934/14.

Pos: Highly productive college receiver with poor size/speed numbers. Immediately gets to top speed, good route runner and separates from opponents. Stays low exiting breaks and positions himself to make receptions. Effectively uses the sidelines and makes the difficult over the shoulder reception. Comes back to the ball, tracks the pass in the air and plays bigger than his listed size. Gives effort blocking.

Neg: Lacks the second gear and deep burst. Struggles in battles.

Analysis: Carter had two very productive years at Sacramento State but lacks the height and size for the next level. He offers possibilities as a slot receiver if he proves his worth returning punts this summer.


Full Name: Jalen Claiborne School: Wyoming

Ht: 5-8 Wt: 165 40: 4.56 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Junior-college transfer who finished with 41 receptions, 576 yards and 3 touchdowns last season while also handling the kick and punt return duties.

Pos: Small, slightly built receiver with a versatile game. Comes back to the ball to make himself an available target, adjusts to errant throws and makes receptions with his hands. Effortlessly catches the ball on crossing routes, displays quickness and effective running after the catch. Extends or exposes himself to big hits in order to come away with the ball and gives effort blocking.

Neg: Small and struggles in battles. Limited speed.

Analysis: Claiborne was a consistent receiver the past two seasons but comes with marginal size/speed numbers. His ability to make it at the next level hinges on his production returning punts and kicks this summer.


Full Name: Marquez Clark School: Central Oklahoma

Ht: 5-10 Wt: 180 40: 4.59 Year: 4Sr

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Full Name: Kaelin Clay School: Utah

Ht: 5-9.5 Wt: 195 40: 4.49 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Junior-college transfer who started the only season he played at Utah. Senior receiving totals included 42 receptions, 523 yards and 4 TDs. Named to several All-America teams as a return specialist last season when he averaged 15 yards on 23 punt returns with 3 scores.

Pos: Compact skill player who projects as a fourth receiver/return specialist. Plays with quickness, easily adjusts to errant throws and extends his hands to make receptions away from his frame. Follows the quarterback across the field and works hard to become an available target. Displays outstanding open field running skills, has a burst which he turns on in a single step and follows blocks everywhere.

Neg: Small and loses out in battles as a receiver. Must improve his route running as he shows stiffness exiting breaks.

Analysis: Clay made a major impact as a return specialist for Utah last season and projects as a slot receiver/punt returner at the next level.


Full Name: Sammie Coates School: Auburn

Ht: 6-1.5 Wt: 212 40: 4.39 Year: 4Jr

Bio: Two-year starter awarded All-conference honors during both campaigns. Junior totals from last season included 34 receptions, 741 yards and 4 TDs. Has averaged more than 21 yards per reception each of the past two seasons.

Pos: Well-built, smooth receiver with a versatile game. Large enough and strong enough to physically beat opponents for the catch, uses his frame to shield away defenders and makes the difficult reception with defenders draped on him. Comes back to the ball helping out the quarterback, stout at the point and takes a big hit but holds onto the throw. Plays with outstanding balance, body control and uses the sidelines well. Easily adjusts to errant throws, looking the ball into his hands and making receptions in stride. Displays soft and strong hands and snatches passes from the air.

Neg: Lacks consistent hands and does a bit of double catching or occasionally outright drops catchable throws. Lacks the second gear and ability to run to the deep throw.

Analysis: Coates has flashed dominance as a game-breaking receiver the past two seasons. He needs to fine tune his game and become more consistent but has the underlying skill to be a #1 receiver in the NFL.


Full Name: Chase Cochran School: Ohio

Ht: 6-1.5 Wt: 188 40: 4.42 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Three-year starter who finished with a career-best 689 yards receiving as a junior.

Pos: Physically gifted receiver with an inconsistent game. Quick off the line and displays the ability to beat defenders down the field. Gets vertical and contorts to pull the ball from the air.

Neg: Unnecessarily lets passes get inside him at times. Loses out in battles. Must pick up the blocking intensity and gets little in the way of results.

Analysis: On paper Cochran looks like a legitimate NFL receiver and occasionally shows as much. His size/speed numbers are worth bringing him into camp but Cochran must play productive football from the get-go in order to stick around.


Full Name: Ricky Collins School: Texas A&M Commerce

Ht: 6-0.5 Wt: 196 40: 4.48 Year: 5Sr

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Full Name: Chris Conley School: Georgia

Ht: 6-2 Wt: 213 40: 4.34 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Two-year starter who posted 36 receptions, 657 receiving yards and 8 TDs as a senior when he was named SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year. Turned in a terrific Combine performance which included a 40 time of 4.33 seconds, a vertical jump of 45 inches and a broad jump of 11’7”.

Pos: Athletically gifted prospect who has yet to translate those skills into football ability. Smooth and fluid, uses his frame to box out defenders and for the most part makes receptions away from his frame. Comes back to the ball to make himself an available target and shows the ability to come away with the difficult reception in a crowd. Consistent hand catcher. Effective downfield blocker.

Neg: Despite his 40 time, does not show deep speed or a second gear. Mistimes and misjudges deep receptions. Ineffective as a downfield receiver. Inconsistent hands.

Analysis: Conley flashed ability the past two seasons at Georgia then went to the Combine and proved he is a top-flight athlete. To this point, he’s a developmental prospect who needs a lot of work on his overall game but is worth the investment of a late-round pick.
Full Name: Kenny Cook School: Gardner-Webb

Ht: 6-3.5 Wt: 208 40: 4.55 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Junior-college transfer who posted 64 receptions, 750 yards and 5 TDs as a senior. All-American receiver as a junior after numbers of 76/1008/9.

Pos: Underrated receiver with the size and pass catching skill to play the next level. Displays a sense of timing, gets high over defenders and comes away with the difficult catch. Quickly gets into breaks, extends and makes receptions away from his frame. Displays good focus as well as eye/hand coordination. Uses his size as an advantage out muscling opponents or beating them down to come away with the ball.

Neg: Slows into routes and gets choppy footed. One-speed wideout and lacks a burst. Marginal quickness.

Analysis: Cook comes off a slightly disappointing senior campaign but was a terrific receiver at Gardner Webb and has enough ability to hang around as a fifth wide out for an offense which requires him to run underneath routes.


Full Name: Amari Cooper School: Alabama

Ht: 6-1 Wt: 211 40: 4.35 Year: 3Jr

Bio: Three-year starter awarded varying degrees of All-America and All-conference honors since his freshman season. Totals last season included career numbers of 124 receptions, 1727 yards and 16 TDs.

Pos: Game-changing receiver with natural pass-catching skills. Quick off the snap into routes, comes back to the ball and extends his hands making receptions away from his frame. Agile, easily adjusts to errant throws and plays with tremendous balance as well as body control. Displays terrific timing and anticipation, gets vertical to high point the throw and grabs passes from the air. Shows great coordination, focus and natural in all his skills. Keeps his eye on the ball, makes the difficult catch in the middle of the crowd and snatches passes from the air. Does a tremendous job finding the soft spot in the defense, keeps the play in bounds and displays terrific skill running after the catch. Breaks arm tackles running after the catch, follows blocks and consistently picks up positive yardage.

Neg: Must sharpen his route running. Lacks the true second gear and deep burst.

Analysis: Cooper makes it look effortless and consistently found ways to produce despite the fact he is often double teamed. He’s not a true deep threat but possesses the skill and athleticism to line up as a #1 receiver for a variety of offensive schemes and can be deadly running after the catch.


Full Name: Adrian Coxson School: Stony Brook

Ht: 6-0.5 Wt: 215 40: 4.52 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Maryland transfer who posted career totals of 43 receptions, 664 yards and six TDs last season.

Pos: Athletic receiver with solid size/speed numbers but an underwhelming game. Fluid releasing off the line of scrimmage, comes back into the clearing to make himself an available target and contorts or adjusts to errant throws. Uses his frame to shield away defenders, and physically beats down opponents to come away with contested passes.

Neg: Does not consistently play like a big-bodied receiver and at times struggles winning out in battles. Lacks soft hands and does too much body catching. Does not possess a deep burst nor does he play to his 40 time.

Analysis: Coxson is a physically gifted athlete must translate his natural ability into football production. Though he shows flashes of next-level ability, for the most part he falls flat in many areas of the receiver position. Coxson possesses the underlying skills to be a fifth wideout on an NFL roster but must improve every aspect of his game and play at a high level of consistency.


Full Name: Jamison Crowder School: Duke

Ht: 5-8.5 Wt: 185 40: 4.43 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Three-year starter twice named as an All-American return specialist. Senior totals included 85 receptions for 1044 yards. Also averaged 12.7 yards on 22 kick returns with two more scores as well as averaging 25.7 yards on 29 kick returns with one touchdown. Career-best numbers of 108 receptions, 1360 receiving yards and 8 touchdown catches came during his junior season.

Pos: Small, creative receiver who also impacts the game as a return specialist. Quickly releases off the line into pass routes, comes back to the ball out of breaks and nicely adjusts to errant throws. Uses his hands to separate from opponents, lays out or extends to make the difficult reception and plays with quickness. Immediately transitions up the field after receptions, makes defenders miss in the open field and picks up a lot of positive yardage running after the catch. Slips defenders, possesses a quick burst which he turns on in a single step and fearless. Gets up high in a crowd and comes down with the difficult catch. Consistently keeps the play in bounds as both a receiver and return specialist.

Neg: Lacks the second gear and deep burst. Despite his fearlessness will be overmatched by larger opponents.

Analysis: Crowder was incredibly productive the past three seasons and impacted games whenever handling the ball. He nicely projects as a fourth receiver/return specialist who would be best in a West Coast or timing offense.


Full Name: DaVaris Daniels School: Notre Dame

Ht: 6-1.5 Wt: 201 40: 4.65 Year: 4Jr

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Full Name: Andre Davis School: South Florida

Ht: 6-0.5 Wt: 205 40: 4.55 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Three-year starter who missed four games last season with a sternum injury. Finished the year with a career-best seven TDs.

Pos: Smooth receiver who plays faster than his 40 time. Plays with a lot of quickness, easily adjusts to errant throws and effortlessly makes receptions in stride. Looks the ball into his hands, displays good eye/hand coordination and comes back to the ball out of breaks. Nicely tracks the deep pass and effectively times receptions.

Neg: Does not play physical football and loses out in battles. Lacks deep speed and doesn’t have good size.

Analysis: Davis was a consistent receiver on the college level but never a dominant player. He offers possibilities as an underneath receiver in a West Coast or timing offense but must pick up the physicality of his game to play on Sundays.


Full Name: Devante Davis School: UNLV

Ht: 6-3 Wt: 220 40: 4.58 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Three-year starter awarded all-conference honors as a junior after career totals of 87 receptions, 1290 yards and 14 TDs. Senior totals included 34/599/4 when he was limited to just eight games with a wrist injury.

Pos: Smooth, dependable receiver best running underneath routes. Fluid releasing off the line, comes back into the clearing to make himself an available target and displays a sense of timing and anticipation. Possesses good eye/hand coordination. Consistently extends to make receptions away from his frame. Uses his frame to shield away defenders or protect the ball, plays with balance as well as body control and gets high in a crowd, competing to come away with the catch.

Neg: Possesses average quickness and speed. Not a vertical threat. Not a big bodied possession receiver. Struggled with injury as a senior and during the run-up to the draft.

Analysis: Prior to his injury of last year Davis was a productive and consistent receiver at UNLV. If able to regain prior form he has the skill necessary to develop into a fifth receiver on the depth chart.


Full Name: Geremy Davis School: Connecticut

Ht: 6-2.5 Wt: 216 40: 4.49 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Three-year starter awarded All-conference honors as a junior after totaling 71 receptions and 1085 receiving yards.

Pos: Tall possession wide out coming off a disappointing season. Stays low exiting breaks, positions himself to make receptions and displays excellent timing and anticipation. Comes back to the ball and lays out for the difficult catch. Uses his frame to shield away opponents, takes a pounding but holds onto the throw. Displays good eye/hand coordination and makes receptions in stride.

Neg: Unnecessarily lets passes get inside him and does a bit of cradling the ball rather than outright snatching it from the air. Lacks deep speed and the ability to separate from defenders. Struggles making receptions downfield.

Analysis: As a sophomore Davis presented himself as a prominent receiver prospect then went on to produce a career campaign in 2013. His play last season was marginally productive for a variety of reasons but at the top of his game Davis offers the skills necessary to be the fifth man on the depth chart.


Full Name: Titus Davis School: Central Michigan

Ht: 6-0.5 Wt: 196 40: 4.52 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Four-year starter awarded All-conference honors since his freshman season. Posted a career-best 61 receptions for 1109 receiving yards as a junior. Played in 10 games last season, missing three with an ankle injury, but still produced 60 receptions for 980 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns.

Pos: Quick, fluid receiver who comes up big on third down and in the red zone. Quickly releases off the line of scrimmage, immediately gets to top speed and displays a burst. Nicely tracks passes in the air. Agile, snatches passes from the air and quickly transitions running after the catch. Gets up in a crowd or over defenders to come away with receptions. Possesses soft and strong hands, easily adjusts to errant throws and plays with balance and body control. Overall, very reliable.

Neg: Has short arms and small hands. Unnecessarily lets passes get inside him at times. Solid speed but not a true vertical threat.

Analysis: Davis was ultra productive on the college level but lacks great measurables for the NFL. His quickness, run after the catch skill and ability to consistently come away with the underneath receptions will result in Davis being the fourth receiver in a West Coast offense.
Full Name: Victor Dean School: x-Portland State

Ht: 6-4.5 Wt: 202 40: 4.52 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Transferred to Portland State after being dismissed from Fresno State and posted 23 receptions, 521 yards and 7 TDs in 2013. Did not play football at PSU last season.

Pos: Physically gifted receiver who controls the action when focused on the task at hand. Big-bodied target, physically beats down opponents and wins out for contested passes. Displays good eye/hand coordination, extends his hands and snatches the pass away from his frame. Shows a sense of timing, nicely adjusts to errant throws and gets over defenders to win out for the high pass.

Neg: Lazily releases off the snap. Does not always compete to make the difficult catch. Marginal production and a limited body of work.

Analysis: Dean is a talented athlete with numerous off the field issues which slowed his development as an NFL prospect.


Full Name: Stefon Diggs School: Maryland

Ht: 6-0 Wt: 195 40: 4.43 Year: 3Jr

Bio: Three-year starter who posted 52 receptions, 654 receiving yards and 5 TDs last year. Explosive kick returner. Missed extensive time the past two seasons with injury.

Pos: Explosive skill player who’s a threat to score anytime the ball is in his hands. Quick, agile and fast. Elusive, makes defenders miss and shows the ability to create yardage. Possesses a burst and beats defenders down the field. Effective running reverses or returning kicks and punts.

Neg: Not a sturdy receiver who can take a pounding. Loses out in battles and does not consistently come away with the difficult reception. Really does not display strong hands.

Analysis: Athletically, Diggs projects well as a slot receiver at the next level who can ouble up as a return specialist. He’s flashed big-time ability the past two years but injuries hampered his development. He could be a productive fourth receiver/return specialist if he’s able to stay healthy.
Full Name: Philip Dorsett School: Miami-Fl

Ht: 5-9.5 Wt: 185 40: 4.29 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Three-year starter who posted a career-best 871 receiving yards and 10 TDs last year. Career-high 58 receptions came during his sophomore season. Experienced punt and kick returner.

Pos: Slightly built receiver with home-run hitting speed. Quick to top speed, can turn it on in a single step and has opponents playing back on their heels. Possesses a second gear, easily runs to the long ball and extends his hands to make receptions away from his frame. Splits the seam and consistently beats opponents in a foot race. Nicely makes the over the shoulder reception at full speed without breaking stride. Adjusts to errant throws, displays good eye-hand coordination and easily tracks the ball in the air.

Neg: Has a slight frame and struggles in battles and loses out for contested passes.

Never put up mind-boggling numbers in college.

Analysis: Dorsett is a home-run hitting receiver that should be very productive as a third receiver in the NFL or even the second man on the depth chart in the right system.


Full Name: Jalen Fitzpatrick School: Temple

Ht: 5-9 Wt: 180 40: 4.55 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Full-time starter the past two seasons at receiver while also helping out on special teams. Posted career numbers of 53 receptions, 730 yards and six TDs as a senior.

Pos: Quick but undersized receiver best running underneath routes. Fires off the snap, immediately gets to top speed and comes back to the ball out of routes. Displays good focus as well as concentration, uses his frame to shield away defenders and effective running after the catch. Possesses good eye/hand coordination.

Neg: Often cradles the ball rather than snatching it cleanly from the air. Short, struggles in battles and easily knocked off balance by opponents.

Analysis: Fitzpatrick was a consistent producer at Temple and offers possibilities as a fifth receiver if he succeeds returning punts and kicks this summer.


Full Name: Clayton Fuller School: Baylor

Ht: 6-0.5 Wt: 210 40: 4.52 Year: 3Jr

Bio: Played in 10 games last season recording 13 receptions after career numbers the prior year of 32 receptions, 512 yards and 3 TDs.

Pos: Well-sized, underneath receiver with marginal production on the college level. Has a solid build, uses his frame to shield away defenders and competes to come away with the catch. Extends his hands making receptions away from his frame, displays a nice sense of timing and effectively gets past the sticks on third down. Gets vertical to highpoint throws and looks the ball into his hands.

Neg: Lacks a quick release off the line of scrimmage, displays a minimal burst and tends to float exiting breaks. Suffered a broken clavicle a month prior to the 2014 season then struggled with knee injury throughout the entire campaign.

Analysis: Fuller possesses next level size/speed numbers and has flashed pass-catching skills the past two seasons but never developed a complete game. His progress was slowed due to the clavicle injury suffered just prior the 2014 season but Fuller’s physical skills should get him consideration on a practice squad.


Full Name: Devin Gardner School: Michigan

Ht: 6-3.5 Wt: 213 40: 4.62 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Two-year starter at quarterback who saw action at receiver during his sophomore campaign. Posted a career-best 2906 yards passing and 21 TDs as a junior.

Pos: Well-sized and athletic prospect who projects to receiver at the next level. Fluid, displays short area quickness and effective when the ball is in his hands. Displays the ability to pick up yardage with his legs, making defenders miss then getting through the open lanes. Willing blocker when necessary. Extends his hands as a receiver and works to make receptions away from his frame.

Neg: Inaccurate throwing the ball as passes spray over the place. Lacks the foot speed to be a vertical receiver.

Analysis: Gardner was an inconsistent quarterback on the college level but has the size and athletic skill to transition to receiver on Sunday’s. He showed improvement during Shrine practices when placed at the position and offers the size and body type to get consideration on a practice squad.


Full Name: Antwan Goodley School: Baylor

Ht: 5-10.5 Wt: 209 40: 4.43 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Two-year starter awarded all-conference honors since his junior campaign. Struggled with a quad injury last season but finished the year with 60 receptions, 830 yards and six TDs. Totals the prior year included 71/1339/13.

Pos: Underrated receiver with consistent hands. Uses his frame to shield away defenders, extends to make receptions away from his body and comes back to the ball out of breaks. Keeps the play in bounds running after the catch trying to pick up positive yardage and displays short-area quickness. Works to come away with receptions and wins out for contested passes.

Neg: Possesses a short burst and does not display long speed. Gets choppy into breaks and displays limited sharpness.

Analysis: Goodly was a big-time performer the past two seasons in Baylor’s wide-open offense and has the size as well as the skill to develop into a third receiver at the next level.


Full Name: Dorial Green- Beckham School: Oklahoma

Ht: 6-5 Wt: 237 40: 4.44 Year: 3Jr

Bio: Sat out last season with Oklahoma after transferring from Missouri. Sophomore totals from 2013 included 59 receptions, 883 yards and 12 TDs. Dismissed from the Missouri program in April 2014 after pushing a female down a flight of stairs.

Pos: Large, game-controlling receiver with a shallow body of work. Fluid, comes back to the ball out of breaks to make himself an available target and extends his hands, making receptions away from his frame. Uses his frame to shield away defenders, adjusts or contorts to make the difficult reception and effective running after the catch. Possesses soft and strong hands with the ability to pluck the ball from the air. Easily makes the catch downfield at full speed. Plays with balance, body control and very smooth.

Neg: Displays little in the way of quickness or a burst. Runs poor routes, rounding off breaks then floating on exit. Has several off-the-field issues and not considered a hard worker.

Analysis: From a physical skills point of view, Green-Beckham grades as one of the better receiver prospects in this draft and is worthy of first-round consideration. But considering his shallow body of work, off-the-field issues and incomplete game he’d be a risk at any point during the initial 45 selections. I fully expect Green-Beckham to be over drafted and though he comes with a great amount of upside potential, he’s a boom-or-bust prospect.


Full Name: Deontay Greenberry School: Houston

Ht: 6-1 Wt: 211 40: 4.49 Year: 3Jr

Bio: Three-year starter awarded All-conference honors since his freshman season. Career-best totals of 82 receptions, 1202 receiving yards and 11 TDs came during his sophomore campaign.

Pos: Reliable receiver coming off a disappointing season. Runs sharp routes, quickly gets into breaks and separates from defenders. Immediately transitions running after the catch, keeps the play in bounds and finds ways to pick up positive yardage. Possesses size, soft hands and goes up in a crowd to come away with receptions. Extends his hands to make the catch away from his frame. Easily makes receptions in stride, adjusting to errant throws without losing speed. Nicely tracks the ball in the deep field. Fluid and natural. Flashes ability as a downfield threat.

Neg: Possesses a thin build and struggles in battles. Not a true speedster. Entering the draft despite his disappointing campaign.

Analysis: Greenberry impacted the Houston program since his freshman season and consistently showed flashes of next-level ability. At the very least he’s a fifth receiver at the next level and possesses the potential to produce for a long time in the NFL if coached properly.
Full Name: Rashad Greene School: Florida State

Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 182 40: 4.49 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Three-year starter awarded All-conference honors the past two years. Posted a school-record 99 receptions last year for 1365 yards and 7 touchdowns. Also averaged 10.7 yards on 15 punt returns.

Pos: Quick, elusive underneath receiver with dependable hands. Fluid releasing off the line, sells routes and quickly gets in and out of breaks. Extends his hands, snatches the ball from the air and uses his frame to shield away defenders. Exposes himself to big hits in order to come away with receptions and possesses terrific eye-hand coordination. Uses the sidelines well, plays with outstanding balance as well as body control then keeps the play in bounds running after the catch. Displays the ability to make defenders miss, creates yardage and a double-cut skill player with great elusiveness.

Neg: One-speed wideout and lacks the second gear. Occasionally does some unnecessary body catching. Has not performed well in the run-up to the draft.

Analysis: Greene was very productive at Florida State the past three seasons and has the athletic as well as pass catching skills to make a roster as a third receiver.


Full Name: Rannell Hall School: Central Florida

Ht: 6-0.5 Wt: 198 40: 4.55 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Three-year starter who battled through an injury-plagued senior campaign. All-conference selection as both a receiver and return specialist.

Pos: Big and consistent receiver who helps out in the return game. Plays with a lot of quickness, comes back to the ball out of breaks and displays good eye/hand coordination. Sells routes, displays a sense of timing and focus. Nicely makes receptions in stride even when defenders are draped on him. Possesses a burst that he turns on in a single step, works running after the catch and keeps the play in bounds. Plays with outstanding body control.

Neg: Struggles in battles and loses out for contested passes. Not a true deep threat and lacks the second gear.

Analysis: Hall was a consistent receiver when fully healthy and possesses the talent to line up as a 5th receiver/return specialist at the next level.


Full Name: Ian Hamilton School: UTEP

Ht: 6-4.5 Wt: 216 40: 4.59 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Junior-college transfer who started the past two seasons and totaled 23 receptions, 500 yards and 2 TDs as a senior.

Pos: Big-bodied possession receiver with an inconsistent game. Uses his frame to shield away defenders, makes the difficult catch in traffic and nicely adjusts to errant throws. Displays a sense of timing on passes, extends and consistently makes receptions away from his frame. Gives effort blocking downfield.

Neg: Lacks naturally soft hands and drops a lot of catchable throws. Not quick releasing off the line of scrimmage and shows little in the way of a downfield burst. Minimally productive on the college level.

Analysis: Hamilton is a physical presence who comes with upside. He needs work on his overall game but his size and the ability shown in the past makes him worth considering on a practice squad.


Full Name: Justin Hardy School: East Carolina

Ht: 5-10.5 Wt: 192 40: 4.53 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Four-year starter awarded varying degrees of All-conference and All-America honors since his freshman season. Coming off a career campaign that included 121 receptions, 1494 receiving yards and 10 TDs.

Pos: Natural receiver with a well-rounded game. Displays outstanding vision, consistently comes back into the clearing to make himself an available target, or finds the soft spot in the seam. Possesses soft hands, uses his frame to shield defenders and looks the ball in. Consistently makes receptions away from his frame and wins out for contested passes. Quickly transitions up the field after receptions, keeps the play in bounds and is effective running after the catch. Tough, takes a pounding, and holds onto the throw. Plays with outstanding balance and body control. Lays out or extends to make the difficult reception and possesses outstanding focus as well as concentration. Experienced returning punts. Gives effort blocking downfield.

Neg: Not a big-bodied possession receiver and will struggle handling jams at the line of scrimmage or battling bigger cornerbacks. One speed wideout with limited vertical speed.

Analysis: Based on pass-catching skills, Hardy ranks as a top 40 player but poor measurables will ultimately push him out of the initial two rounds. Hardy may never be anything more than a third receiver on an NFL roster but should have a long and productive career in that role.
Full Name: Trevor Harman School: Shippensburg

Ht: 6-1 Wt: 192 40: 4.53 Year: 5Sr

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Full Name: Chris Harper School: California

Ht: 5-10.5 Wt: 172 40: 4.45 Year: 3Jr

Bio: Two-year starter who finished with 52 receptions, 634 yards and 6 TDs last year after a career-best 66/791/5 as a sophomore.

Pos: Undersized but quick receiver effective running after the catch. Run sharp routes, separates from defenders out of breaks and extends to snatch passes from the air. Displays good eye/hand coordination, looks the ball in and keeps his focus. Lays out or extends to make the difficult reception.

Neg: Does not display a second gear or vertical speed. Small and easily brought down by a single defender running after the catch. Loses out in battles.

Analysis: Harper is a small but quick receiver who creates yardage after the catch and could double as a team’s punt returner.


Full Name: Joshua Harper School: Fresno State

Ht: 6-1 Wt: 191 40: 4.52 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Awarded all-conference honors the past two years when he played with the starting line up. Senior totals included 90 receptions, 1097 yards and 7 TDs after 79/1011/13 the prior year.

Pos: Undersized but quick receiver effective running after the catch. Run sharp routes, separates from defenders out of breaks and extends to snatch passes from the air. Displays good eye/hand coordination, looks the ball in and keeps his focus. Lays out or extends to make the difficult reception.

Neg: Struggles in battles and often loses out. Lacks the downfield speed and not a vertical threat.

Analysis: Harper is a small but quick receiver who creates yardage after the catch and could double as a team’s punt returner.
Full Name: R.J. Harris School: New Hampshire

Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 205 40: 4.74 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Four-year starter awarded All-conference honors since his freshman year and named to numerous All-American teams as a senior. Posted a career-best 100 receptions, 1551 receiving yards and 15 TDs as a senior.

Pos: Productive possession receiver with nice size. Comes back to the ball to make himself an available target, displays outstanding timing and for the most part catches the ball away from his frame. Displays the ability to come away with the difficult over the shoulder reception, gets up over defenders and wins out for the high throw. Nicely adjusts to errant throws and effective running after the catch.

Neg: Often loses out in battles when he should not. Double-catches passes and does not always grab the ball cleanly. Not a vertical threat.

Analysis: Harris is a solid underneath possession receiver but lacks the size and speed to be anything other than a camp player at the next level.


Full Name: Nick Harwell School: Kansas

Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 191 40: 4.52 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Miami of Ohio transfer who posted 44 receptions for 470 yards and 5 TDs last season. Career totals of 97/1425/9 came during his sophomore season at Miami.

Pos: Productive college receiver with average athleticism and upside for the next level. Comes back to the ball out of breaks, nicely adjusts to errant throws and displays strong hands with the ability to snatch the ball from the air. Easily tracks the deep pass and makes the over the shoulder reception at full speed.

Neg: Lazily gets into routes. Finishes plays by running out of bounds. Unnecessarily lets passes get inside him on occasion. Does not consistently come away with the difficult catch.

Analysis: Harwell was the darling of the draft world after his sophomore season at Miami Ohio but offers marginal physical skills and has lapses in concentration. He’s a camp body who will struggle to make it at the next level.


Full Name: Marcus Henry School: Middle Tennessee

Ht: 5-10.5 Wt: 193 40: 4.56 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Part-time starter the past two seasons posting a career-best 40 receptions, 527 receiving yards and 4 TDs as a senior.

Pos: Average-sized possession receiver with dependable hands. Displays good eye/hand coordination, extends to make receptions away from his frame and battles defenders for the catch. Displays quickness, uses his frame to protect passes and wins out for contested throws.

Neg: Not a sharp route runner and floats exiting breaks. Does not display strong hands. Lacks vertical speed.

Analysis: Henry displayed flashes of ability the two seaons he played for Middle Tennessee

but may struggle getting out of camp this summer.


Full Name: Austin Hill School: Arizona

Ht: 6-2 Wt: 208 40: 4.47 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Totals last year included 49 receptions, 635 yards and 4 TDs. Missed the 2013 campaign with a knee injury. Career totals of 81/1364/11 came the prior year.

Pos: Fluid, well-sized receiver with reliable hands. Smooth moving about the field, uses his frame to shield away defenders and extends to make receptions away from his frame. Fights with his hands to separate from opponents, nicely adjusts to errant throws and makes receptions in stride. Consistently catches the ball away from his frame and looks passes in. Gives effort blocking even if he’s not directly involved in the play.

Neg: Shows minimal speed. Not a sharp route runner and lazily gets into breaks.

Analysis: Hill looked like a dominant receiver prospect after his redshirt sophomore year but has never been the same since his knee injury of 2013. He offers size, reliable hands and if he gets back to prior playing form, the ability to line up as a fourth receiver
Full Name: Chris Humphrey School: Kent State

Ht: 6-1 Wt: 198 40: 4.50 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Two-year starter awarded all-academic honors since his sophomore season. Totaled 51 catches for 635 yards and 5 TDs last season.

Pos: Reliable college receiver with average physical skills. Quick releasing off the line of scrimmage. Runs sharp routes and separates from opponents. Displays outstanding focus, concentration, and timing. Effectively tracks passes in the air, exposes himself to big hits in order to come away with receptions and consistently catches the ball with his hands. Works back to the quarterback when the passer is in trouble. Takes a big hit but holds onto the throw.

Neg: One-speed receiver who cannot separate downfield. Average size.

Analysis: Humphrey lacks next-level physical dimensions but is a smart, fearless wideout who competes in all areas. He could catch on as a fifth receiver if he plays well on special teams.
Full Name: Jimmie Hunt School: Missouri

Ht: 5-11 Wt: 212 40: 4.54 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Broke into the starting line up as a senior then posted career totals of 40 receptions, 698 receiving yards and 7 TDs.

Pos: Dependable underneath receiver with solid eye/hand coordination. Nicely adjusts to errant throws making receptions in stride, uses his frame to protect passes and keeps the play in bounds, working to pick up positive yardage. Gets vertical and contorts as well as exposes himself to big hits in order to come away with the ball. Effectively follows the quarterback across the field to make himself an available target and looks the ball into his hands.

Neg: Does not display naturally soft hands. Average speed and not a vertical threat.

Analysis: Hunt made significant strides last season and is a nice-sized receiver who should get consideration on a practice squad.


Full Name: Anthony Johnson School: West Texas A&M

Ht: 6-1.5 Wt: 179 40: 4.55 Year: 4Sr

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Full Name: Michael Johnson School: Delaware

Ht: 6-0.5 Wt: 210 40: 4.53 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Two-year starter at both receiver and return specialist. All-conference selection since his junior season. Senior totals included a career-best 78 receptions with 1035 yards receiving the prior season.

Pos: Underrated receiver with size and versatility. Displays good focus as well as concentration, looks the ball into his hands and makes the difficult catch in a crowd. Takes a big hit but holds onto the throw. Comes back to the ball or across the field to make himself an available target, uses his frame to shield away defenders and protects passes. Consistently finds the open spot in the defense, easily adjusts to errant throws and extends to make receptions away from his frame. Keeps the play in bounds running after the catch. Looks the ball in and displays relatively soft hands.

Neg: Lacks the second gear and top-end speed. Does a bit of double catching at times. Average route runner.

Analysis: Johnson was a productive receiver for three years at Delaware and helped out returning punts and kicks. He’s not a downfield threat but rather a nice-sized underneath receiver who would do well in a timing or West Coast offense.


Full Name: Vernon Johnson School: Texas A&M Commerce

Ht: 5116 Wt: 185 40: 4.45 Year: 4Sr

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Full Name: Christion Jones School: Alabama

Ht: 5-10 Wt: 182 40: 4.62 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Senior receiving totals included 19 receptions, 264 yards and 1 TD. Averaged 8 yards on 19 punt returns and 23 yards and 37 kick returns. Southeastern Conference Special Teams Player of the Year in 2013 when he averaged 28.7 yards on 22 kick returns and 14.6 yards on 22 punt returns.

Pos: Return specialist coming off a disappointing senior campaign. Displays quickness, works back into the clearing to make himself an available target and creates yardage when the balls in his hands. Elusive, finds running lanes and has a burst. For the most part makes receptions away from his frame.

Neg: Lacks deep speed and a second gear. Gets marginal results blocking. Loses out for contested passes.

Analysis: Jones was a game-impacting return specialist on the college level but possesses poor size/speed numbers. His production on special teams this summer will dictate whether he makes a roster come fall.


Full Name: Tony Jones School: Northwestern

Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 198 40: 4.38 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Three-year starter who posted a career-best 55 receptions, 630 yards and 4 TDs as a junior. Missed two games last season with a lower leg injury.

Pos: Speedy, vertical receiver with consistent hands. Plays with excellent body control as well as balance, uses his frame to shield away defenders and extends to offer the quarterback a target. Works back into the clearing, exposes himself to big hits and consistently looks passes into his hands. Displays soft hands. Shows quickness as well as a burst. Fluid and easily adjusts to the errant throws.

Neg: Possesses a thin build and loses out in battles. Gives effort as a blocker but gets poor results. Average production in college.

Analysis: Jones is a terrific athlete who displayed himself as a vertical threat for Northwestern and comes with upside. He’s worth consideration in the late rounds and would do well as a fifth receiver.


Full Name: Tebucky Jones Jr. School: Fordham

Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 195 40: 4.55 Year: 5Sr

Bio: UConn transfer who’s started the past two seasons, winning all-conference honors after each year. Senior totals included 78 receptions for 1202 yards and 12 TDs.

Pos: Dependable receiver effective running after receptions. Uses his frame to shield away opponents, displays soft and strong hands and battles to come away with the ball. Nicely adjusts to errant throws, looks the pass into his hands and keeps the play in bounds working to pick up positive yardage. Extends and makes receptions away from his frame. Solid downfield blocker and seals opponents from the action.

Neg: Lacks the second gear and more of a one-speed receiver. Does not always come away with the difficult reception.

Analysis: Jones possesses the size and skill to hang on as a fifth receiver at the next level.


Full Name: Malcome Kennedy School: Texas A&M

Ht: 5-11 Wt: 207 40: 4.56 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Two-year starter who posted career-best numbers of 60 receptions, 658 yards and 7 TDs as a junior.

Pos: Reliable underneath receiver coming off a disappointing campaign. Plays with quickness, works back into the clearing to make himself an available target and looks the ball into his hands.

Neg: Does not consistently come away with receptions. Average run after the catch skill.

Analysis: After showing signs of being a legitimate NFL prospect, Kennedy struggled through an injury plagued senior campaign and has fallen out of the draft. If back to full health, he could help an NFL team as a fifth receiver running underneath routes in a timing offense.
Full Name: Nigel King School: Kansas

Ht: 6-2 Wt: 208 40: 4.61 Year: 4Jr

Bio: Started eight games last season totaling 30 receptions for 537 yards with 1 touchdown. Began his college career at Maryland.

Pos: Nice-sized receiver who’s flashed ability in college. Displays quickness, easily adjusts to errant throws and looks the ball into his hands. Solid hand catcher and snatches the ball from the air. Gives effort blocking downfield.

Neg: Marginally productive and has a shallow body of work in college. Lacks the deep speed and not a vertical threat.

Analysis: King offers solid size but poor speed for the next level and made a mistake by entering the draft.


Full Name: Jake Kumerow School: Wisconsin Whitewater

Ht: 6-4.5 Wt: 209 40: 4.52 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Two-year starter awarded various All-America and all-conference honors during both campaigns. Senior totals included 66 receptions, 1116 yards and 14 TDs after 77/1331/19 as a junior. Father Eric was a first-round pick of the Miami Dolphins in 1987. Began his college career at Illinois.

Pos: Tall, productive receiver with terrific size/speed numbers. Quickly releases into pass routes, immediately gets to top speed and displays a short burst of speed. Effectively uses his hands to separate, plays with balance as well as body control and boxes out opponents with his frame. Extends and looks the ball into his hands. Solid hand catcher with the ability to snatch passes from the air.

Neg: More of a one-speed receiver and lacks a true deep burst. Needs to sharpen his route running. Must pick up the blocking intensity and get better results.

Analysis: Kumerow comes with terrific bloodlines as well as the skill to make an active roster as a number four receiver. He may need time to get accustomed to the step up in competition but Kumerow offers a nice degree of upside potential.


Full Name: Desmond Lawrence School: North Carolina A&T

Ht: 5-9.5 Wt: 190 40: 4.46 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Two-year starter who finished with receiving totals of 42 catches, 386 yards and 2 TDs while also averaging 33.1 yards on nine kick returns.

Pos: Small but quick receiver with a sprinter’s background. Solid route runner who quickly gets into breaks then stays low on exit. Comes back to the ball, nicely adjusts to make errant receptions and catches the pass in stride. Shows good focus, looks the pass into his hands and effective when he extends to catch the ball away from his frame. Productive return specialist.

Neg: Does not display soft hands and struggles coming away with difficult grabs in contorted positions. Despite his 40 time and sprinter’s background, does not show a second gear.

Analysis: Lawrence is a slot receiver prospect whose primary duties at the next level will be as a return specialist.


Full Name: Jordan Leslie School: BYU

Ht: 6-1 Wt: 207 40: 4.47 Year: 5Sr

Bio: UTEP transfer who posted a career-best 55 receptions, 779 yards and 6 TDs the only season he played at BYU.

Pos: Nice-sized receiver who works to make positive plays. Uses his frame to shield away defenders, adjusts to errant throws and shows good focus as well as concentration. Comes back into the clearing, extends to make receptions away from his frame and does not break stride to catch the ball. Effective downfield blocker.

Neg: Does not display soft hands and drops catchable throws. Does not always play like a big bodied receiver and struggles in battles.

Analysis: Leslie possesses next level physical skills as well as pass catching ability and is worth the gamble of a practice squad.


Full Name: Dezmin Lewis School: Central Arkansas

Ht: 6-3.5 Wt: 214 40: 4.57 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Three-year starter awarded all-conference honors since his junior season. Senior totals included a career-best 64 receptions, 945 yards and 9 TDs.

Pos: Long, smooth receiver effective running underneath routes. Plays with excellent balance, body control and good eye/hand coordination. Lays out for the difficult reception, extends his hands to grab the pass away from his frame then keeps the play in bounds running after the catch. Uses his frame to shield away defenders and protect the pass. Displays a sense of timing on catches.

Neg: Lacks the deep speed and second gear. Tends to do a bit of double catching and does not display naturally soft hands.

Analysis: Lewis was a consistent threat at Central Arkansas and offers the size and skill to make it as a fifth receiver on Sunday if he polishes his game.


Full Name: Jameon Lewis School: Mississippi State

Ht: 5-8 Wt: 180 40: 4.59 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Two-year starter who posted career-best numbers of 64 receptions, 923 yards and 5 TDs as a junior. Experienced return specialist.

Pos: Quick footed but undersized receiver best running underneath routes. Plays faster than his 40 time, easily adjusts to errant throws and fights to make receptions. Exposes himself to big hits, looks passes into his hands and displays terrific concentration. Possesses relatively strong hands with the ability to pull the ball from the air.

Neg: Small and easily brought down at the point of attack. Must be protected as he will be overmatched by larger defensive backs.

Analysis: Lewis was productive at Mississippi State as a receiver, return specialist as well as running reverses. He’s a specialty skill player who may be left out of the mix because of his measurables.

Full Name: Tony Lippett School: Michigan State

Ht: 6-2.5 Wt: 194 40: 4.48 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Three-year starter named Big Ten Receiver of the Year in 2014 after career totals of 65 receptions, 1198 yards and 11 TDs.

Pos: Nice-sized receiver with natural pass catching skill. Fluid, easily adjusts to errant throws and displays soft and strong hands. Gets down to scoop up low passes, displays good eye/hand coordination and consistently offers the quarterback a target. Makes receptions away from his frame. Fights with his hands to separate from defenders, comes back to the ball out of breaks and takes a big hit but holds onto the throw. Double and even triple-teamed by opponents but comes away with receptions in a crowd. Sells routes.

Neg: Occasionally loses concentration, which leads to dropped passes. Despite his 40 time, does not display a burst or the ability to run to the deep throw. Rounds off routes.

Analysis: Lippett was a productive receiver at Michigan State showing consistent development and possesses the skills necessary to be a fourth or possibly third receiver at the next level.
Full Name: Tyler Lockett School: Kansas State

Ht: 5-10 Wt: 182 40: 4.31 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Four-year starter awarded all-conference honors at receiver since his sophomore campaign and named as an All-American kick returner in the past. Posted career totals of 106 receptions, 1515 yards and 11 TDs as a senior. Career-best 35.2-yard average on 16 kick returns came as a freshman.

Pos: Explosive skill player with home-run hitting speed. Quick in all his actions, immediately gets to top speed and easily beats defenders in a foot race. Sells routes, nicely tracks the deep pass and easily makes the over the shoulder reception. Adjusts to errant throws, showing the ability to extend his hands and snatch the ball from the air. Comes back to the ball to make himself an available target. Translates his timed speed to return skills and alters the momentum of games with big plays.

Neg: Does too much unnecessary body catching rather than snatching passes away from his frame. Double catches a lot of throws. Gives effort for contested passes but small and loses out in battles.

Analysis: Lockett is a true vertical threat who has opponents playing back on their heels and is a big-play machine at receiver or as a return specialist. Size is an issue as are his pass-catching fundamentals, but Lockett has too much skill not to be given a chance as a slot receiver/return specialist.


Full Name: Deon Long School: Maryland

Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 192 40: 4.45 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Junior-college transfer who posted 51 receptions, 575 receiving yards and 2 TDs last season.

Pos: Tough, hard-working receiver with an underrated game. Quick in all aspects, runs solid routes and separates from opponents. Uses his frame to protect the ball, lays out or exposes himself and takes a big hit in order to come away with receptions. Gets up high in a crowd and comes away with the contested pass. Keeps the play in bounds running after the catch and works to pick up positive yardage. Plays with excellent balance and body control. Consistent hand catcher and makes receptions away from his frame. Gives effort blocking.

Neg: Has an injury history. Not a big-bodied receiver. Does not play to his 40 time.

Analysis: Long was a consistent threat at Maryland and is a solid prospect with a good amount of upside, offering enough ability to make a roster as a fourth receiver.


Full Name: Donatella Luckett School: Harding

Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 211 40: 4.55 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Former fullback who started the past three seasons at wide receiver, winning all-conference honors after each campaign. Senior totals included 23 receptions, 602 yards and 5 TDs after 28/570/3 the prior year.

Pos: Well-built receiver with dependable hands. Tracks the pass in the air, gets vertical then adjusts to grab the errant ball from the air. Fluid, smooth and effective running underneath routes. Picks up blocking assignments and gives effort.

Neg: Despite his 40 time and sprinter’s background does not display a second gear. Unpolished in his route running and overall game due to the offense at Harding.

Analysis: Luckett is a nice-sized athlete with a good 40 time and upside potential but is a long way from being NFL ready. He should get consideration on a practice squad this fall.
Full Name: Bradley Marquez School: Texas Tech

Ht: 5-10.5 Wt: 204 40: 4.56 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Two-year starter who finished with career numbers of 65 receptions, 821 yards and 10 TDs as a senior.

Pos: Well-built receiver with a developing game. Runs solid routes, quickly gets into breaks then stays low on exit. Extends his hands offering the quarterback a target, plays with quickness and nicely adjusts errant throws. Comes back into the clearing and nicely makes receptions in stride.

Neg: More quick than fast. Drops catchable throws. Lacks the second gear.

Analysis: Marquez turned in two solid seasons at Texas Tech but lacks the speed and overall receiver skills to make it out of camp this summer.


Full Name: Kevonte Martin- Manley School: Iowa

Ht: 6-1 Wt: 208 40: 4.51 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Three-year starter who totaled 52 receptions for 517 yards and 2 TDs as a senior, numbers almost identical from his sophomore campaign. Experienced punt and kick returner.

Pos: Nice-sized possession receiver best in underneath coverage. Sells routes, effectively uses his hands to separate from opponents and plays with focus and concentration. Easily makes receptions running crossing routes, looks passes into his hands and uses his frame to shield away opponents. Gives effort blocking downfield.

Neg: One-speed receiver without a burst. Poor route runner, slow getting into breaks then floats on exit.

Analysis: Martin-Manley was a dependable receiver at Iowa but lacks any single outstanding characteristic for the next level but has enough skill to make a roster as a fifth receiver/return specialist.


Full Name: Vince Mayle School: Washington State

Ht: 6-2 Wt: 224 40: 4.58 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Junior-college transfer who moved into the starting line up last season and posted career totals of 106 receptions, 1483 yards and 9 TDs.

Pos: Productive receiver best running underneath routes. Fights with his hands to get separation, sells routes and possesses a short burst. Extends to pluck the pass from the air, displays good eye/hand coordination and uses his frame to shield away defenders. Nicely makes the over the shoulder reception, easily adjusts to the ball and tracks the pass is in the air. Gives effort blocking and gets results.

Neg: Lacks the second gear and not a deep threat. Had one tremendously productive season in college in part due to the system at Washington State. Not a quick route runner who’s going to separate in underneath coverage.

Analysis: Mayle is a nice-sized receiver prospect with a developing game. More of a possession type, Mayle will be a solid mid-round selection who could develop into a fourth receiver at the next level.


Full Name: Tre McBride School: William & Mary

Ht: 6-0.5 Wt: 210 40: 4.39 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Three-year starter awarded All-conference honors as both a receiver and return specialist. Senior receiving totals included 64 receptions, 809 yards and 4 TDs.

Pos: Nice-sized receiver with the ability to stretch the field and break games open. Smooth, fluid and fast. Quickly releases off the line of scrimmage, immediately gets to top speed and runs sharp pass routes. Nicely adjusts to errant throws, plays with outstanding balance as well as body control and extends to grab the high throw from the air. Possesses soft and strong hands, has a terrific burst and effective running reverses.

Neg: Sized well but does not play like a 200-pound receiver. Gives poor effort blocking. Finishes plays by running out of bounds. Unnecessarily lets passes get inside him at times.

Analysis: McBride is a game-breaking skill player and a threat to score anytime the ball is in his hands. He comes with a ton of upside but must start to do the little things well and pick up the physicality of his game.


Full Name: Tyler McCulloch School: Colorado

Ht: 6-5 Wt: 218 40: 4.52 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Career totals of 34 receptions, 436 yards and 2 TDs came during his sophomore campaign when he started 10 games. Struggled with a foot injury in 2013. Senior totals included 30/419/2.

Pos: Tall, well-sized receiver with next-level pass-catching skills. Quick off the line, sells routes and effectively times receptions. Tracks passes in the air, uses his frame to shield away opponents and displays good focus. Consistently extends to make the catch away from his body.

Neg: Average production on the college level. Not a downfield pass-catching threat. Struggled to improve his game after his foot injury of 2013.

Analysis: McCulloch is a diamond in the rough offering the size, speed and pass-catching skills to line up as a fifth receiver at the next level. He must stay healthy and improve upon his senior season but in the end McCulloch could be a surprise of the receiver class.
Full Name: Matt Miller School: Boise State

Ht: 6-2 Wt: 208 40: 4.74 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Four-year starter awarded all-conference honors as a sophomore. Senior totals included 28 receptions for 461 yards when he played in just five games after suffering an ankle injury. Junior totals included a career-best 88 receptions, 1140 yards and 12 TDs.

Pos: Dependable college receiver with poor speed for the next level. Comes back to the quarterback to make himself an available target, finds the clearing in underneath coverage and consistently makes receptions with his hands. Sells routes, adjusts errant throws and nicely makes receptions in stride. Displays soft hands and looks the pass in. Possesses solid awareness and football instincts.

Neg: One-speed receiver who does not get separation down the field. Slows into routes and not sharp getting into breaks.

Analysis: Miller was consistent and productive at Boise until his senior season was halted by an ankle injury. If back to health he’ll have an opportunity as a fifth receiver in a West Coast or timing offense.


Full Name: Ty Montgomery School: Stanford

Ht: 6-0 Wt: 221 40: 4.52 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Full-time starter the past two years winning All-America and all-conference honors after each campaign. Senior totals included 61 receptions for 604 yards and 3 TDs. Junior totals included 61 receptions for 958 yards and an average of 30.3 yards on kick returns.

Pos: Physical specimen with impressive athleticism but an inconsistent game. Comes back to the ball out of breaks, nicely adjusts to errant throws and looks the ball into his hands. Strong and can dominate opponents. Extends his hands, offering the quarterback a target. Displays speed in a straight-line or laterally, easily makes receptions on crossing patterns and snatches the ball from the air. Displays himself to be a game impacting return specialist.

Neg: Shows a lot of indecision in his game. Loses out in battles when he should not and drops too many catchable throws. Marginal run after the catch skill.

Analysis: Montgomery entered the 2014 season with high expectations but failed to live up to them. He possesses the size and speed as well as the athleticism to line up as a number one receiver but is a bit of an enigma as he does not consistently play to a high level. Montgomery comes with tremendous upside but must step up his game as he’s close to being labeled an underachiever.


Full Name: Keith Mumphery School: Michigan State

Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 221 40: 4.53 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Full-time starter during his senior and sophomore seasons. Career numbers of 42 receptions for 515 receiving yards came in 2012.

Pos: Underrated receiver prospect with next-level size/speed numbers. Plays with excellent balance, body control and eye/hand coordination. Uses the sidelines well, adjusts to errant throws and catches the ball with his hands on a consistent basis. Keeps the play in bounds, possesses a burst of speed and effective running after the catch. Plays to his 40 time and easily makes the over the shoulder reception downfield. Gives effort blocking.

Neg: Average production on the college level. Stands to improve his route running.

Analysis: Mumphery flashed big-time ability the past three years and comes with a large upside. He will reward a team who patiently develops his game.


Full Name: J.J. Nelson School: Alabama-Birmingham

Ht: 5-10.5 Wt: 156 40: 4.25 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Two-year starter awarded all-conference honors both seasons. Senior totals included 35 receptions for 655 yards and 4 TDs. Totals the prior year included 42\846\8. Named C-USA Special Teams Player of the Year last season after averaging 10.7 yards on punt returns and 38.3 yards on kick returns with four more scores. Fastest man at the combine, who’s best official hand-time clocked 4.21 seconds.

Pos: Game-breaking skill prospect who plays to his 40 time. Quick off the line, immediately gets to top speed and outruns defenders down field. Comes back into the clearing to make himself an available target. Extends to make receptions away from his frame. Displays soft and strong hands. Effective running after the catch and gone in an instant if given any open space.

Neg: Undersized, struggles grabbing high passes and loses out in battles. Takes his eyes off the ball and occasionally drops catchable throws. Average reception production in college.

Analysis: Slight of size, Nelson is a big-play receiver who has opponents playing back on their heels. He lacks the complete game but will be a threat at receiver or as a return specialist on Sunday.


Full Name: Levi Norwood School: Baylor

Ht: 6-0.5 Wt: 198 40: 4.53 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Part-time starter the past three years awarded all-conference honors as both a receiver and return specialist. Senior totals included 35 receptions for 319 yards and 2 TDs. Posted a career-best 47/733/8 the prior year.

Pos: Relatively productive receiver with average size/speed numbers. Stays low exiting breaks and positions himself to make receptions. Comes back to the ball and a consistent hand catcher. Quickly transitions running after the catch, keeps the play in bounds and shows the ability to pick up yardage after receptions. Gets down the field and blocks when necessary. Consistent performer returning punts and kicks.

Neg: Gets choppy footed and does not run precise routes. Average speed and lacks a downfield burst. Not a sturdy receiver and loses out in battles.

Analysis: Norwood was a solid receiver on the college level but his value in the NFL will be

returning punts.


Full Name: DeVante Parker School: Louisville

Ht: 6-2.5 Wt: 209 40: 4.42 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Played in just six games last season after breaking a bone in his in his left foot, finishing the year with 43 receptions, 855 yards and 5 TDs, and winning All-conference honors. Career-best numbers of 55/885/12 came during his junior campaign.

Pos: Nice-sized possession receiver who consistently comes away with contested receptions. Mixes it up with opponents, fights with his hands to get separation and extends then looks passes in. Nicely makes the over the shoulder reception downfield or the difficult catch with defenders draped on him. Displays strong hands and shows the ability to snatch passes from the air. Strong running after the catch, keeps the play in bounds and picks up positive yardage. Gets up high, adjusts to errant throws and grabs passes from the air. Fearless and sacrifices his body to make receptions.

Neg: Gets lazy with his pass catching fundamentals on occasion. Slows into routes and floats exiting breaks. Ran well at the Combine but does not play to that speed. Not a smooth or fluid receiver.

Analysis: Parker has been a productive receiver for three seasons at Louisville and did a terrific job coming back to finish his senior season despite missing the first half of the year with a broken foot. He possesses the size, ball skills and speed necessary to be a #1 receiver and is a prospect with upside potential.


Full Name: Breshad Perriman School: Central Florida

Ht: 6-2 Wt: 212 40: 4.28 Year: 4Jr

Bio: Three-year starter awarded All-conference honors since his freshman season. Father Brett Perriman was a ten-year NFL wideout with the New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions.

Pos: Big, fast receiver with an inconsistent game. Uses his hands to separate from defenders at the line of scrimmage, quickly gets into routes and extends his hands to make receptions away from his frame. Effectively tracks passes in the air plus displays focus as well as concentration. Possesses a large catching radius. Gets up in a crowd and extends or exposes himself to big hits in order to come away with the ball. Physically beats down opponents and consistently wins out in battles.

Neg: Does not display naturally soft hands and double-catches easy throws. Rounds off routes and struggles to separate. Despite his 40 time does not display a second gear on the field.

Analysis: Perriman has flashed game-breaking abilities the past three years and is a physical talent who needs work on his game. He offers great upside at the next level, but unlike his father, is not a sure bet.


Full Name: Larry Pinkard School: x-Old Dominion

Ht: 6-0.5 Wt: 198 40: 4.48 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Three-year starter who led Old Dominion as a junior in 2013 with 68 catches for 1020 yards and 9 TDs. Dismissed from the program in July of last year for an unspecified violation of team rules.

Pos: Dependable and consistent receiver who’s been off the field for a year. Comes back into the clearing or settles in the open spot to make himself an available target, extends his hands to make receptions away from his frame and plucks the fastball from the air. Agile, nicely adjusts to errant throws and makes the catch in stride. Displays good eye/hand coordination, gets up in a crowd and comes down with the ball.

Neg: Not a big-bodied receiver. Lacks the true second gear.

Analysis: Pinkard was well thought of prior to his dismissal and a prospect who was given serious late-round consideration. He possesses the skill necessary to line up as a fifth receiver but must get his priorities in order.


Full Name: Eli Rogers School: Louisville

Ht: 5-10 Wt: 184 40: 4.52 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Posted a career-best 45 receptions, 525 yards and 3 TDs as a senior when he became a full-time starter. Experienced punt returner.

Pos: Slightly undersized receiver who displays terrific quickness in his all-around game. Runs good routes, quickly gets into breaks and stays low on exit. Extends his hands and catches the ball away from his frame, snatching it from the air. Elusive running after the catch, showing the ability to pick up positive yardage.

Neg: Minimally productive until his senior season. More quick than fast and not a deep threat.

Analysis: More of a slot receiver, Rogers has potential as the fifth man on the depth chart f

he produces returning punts this summer.


Full Name: Ezell Ruffin School: San Diego State

Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 218 40: 4.59 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Two-year starter who led San Diego State in receiving last season despite playing in just seven games. Finished with 26 receptions, 422 yards and 2 TDs before suffering a broken collarbone. Junior totals included 68/1136/3.

Pos: Well-built receiver with dependable hands. Works well with the quarterback, comes back to the ball or finds ways to separate from defenders. Displays outstanding eye/hand coordination, adjusts to errant throws and extends to make receptions away from his frame. Displays both soft and strong hands with the ability to pull the ball from the air. Sells pass routes, exposes himself to big hits in order to come away with the catch and keeps the play in bounds after receptions.

Neg: More quick than fast and not a vertical threat. Average run after the catch skill.

Analysis: Ruffin took off in 2013 and was poised for a big season last year before breaking

his collarbone. He offers the pass catching skill and physical ability to make a roster as a fifth receiver.


Full Name: Dominic Rufran School: Wyoming

Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 190 40: 4.62 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Four-year starter who posted 45 receptions for 596 yards last season after career totals of 75/901/8 as a junior.

Pos: Consistent underneath receiver with marginal playing speed. Plays with terrific quickness, effective when he catches the pass away from his frame and shows a burst running after the catch. Sized well and uses his frame to shield away defenders.

Neg: Displays average balance. Lacks deep speed and struggles making the over the shoulder reception downfield. Unnecessarily lets the pass get inside him at times. Waits for the ball to come to him rather than coming back to the pass.

Analysis: Rufran consistently produced for Wyoming but lacks the speed and overall pass-catching skills for the next level.


Full Name: Larry Sasser School: Missouri

Ht: 6-2.5 Wt: 213 40: 4.65 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Two-year starter awarded all-conference honors as a senior after totaling 77 receptions, 1003 yards and 12 TDs.

Pos: Nice-sized possession receiver with a reliable game. Uses his frame to shield away defenders and looks the ball into his hands. Catches passes away from his frame, keeps the play in bounds running after the catch and works to pick up positive yardage. Shows good focus, concentration and displays soft hands. Gives effort blocking downfield.

Neg: Lacks a deep burst, the second gear and not a downfield threat. Adequate route runner.

Analysis: Sasser is a solid possession receiver best running underneath routes and would do well in a timing offense.


Full Name: Jaxon Shipley School: Texas

Ht: 6-0.5 Wt: 195 40: 4.48 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Three-year starter who totaled 59 receptions, 577 yards and 1 TD as a senior. Sophomore totals included career-best numbers of 59/737/6.

Pos: Tough, intelligent receiver with an underrated game. Fluid releasing off the line, powers into breaks and stays low on exit. Settles into the open spot , displays terrific eye/hand coordination and keeps his focus. Uses the sidelines well, nicely adjusts to errant throws and makes the difficult reception with defenders draped on him. Consistently finds ways to separate, takes a pounding and holds onto the throw. Deceptively fast, possesses a burst, which he turns on in a single step and lays out to come away with the tough grab. Gets up in a crowd and sacrifices himself to make receptions. Consistent hand catcher and extends to grab the ball away from his frame.

Neg: Possesses average size/speed numbers. Has been a consistent performer but never capitalized on his tremendous sophomore campaign. Not a true vertical

threat and lacks the deep burst.

Analysis: Shipley is a fundamentally sound receiver who does a terrific job separating in underneath coverage which will make him a real threat as a fifth receiver at the next level.
Full Name: Tommy Shuler School: Marshall

Ht: 5-6.5 Wt: 180 40: 4.55 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Three-year starter awarded all-conference honors since his sophomore season. Totals last year included 92 receptions for 1138 yards and 9 TDs. Career totals of 110 receptions came during his sophomore campaign.

Pos: Small but explosive receiver who’s been very productive on the college level. Quick off the snap, runs solid routes and separates from defenders. Fights to come free, extends his hands offering the quarterback a target and looks passes in. Nimble, agile and easily adjusts to errant throws. Easily makes receptions in contorted positions and exposes himself to big hits.

Neg: Not a true downfield threat. Small and loses out in battles.

Analysis: Schuler was very productive for Marshall the past three seasons but has size limitations and lacks elite speed. He could make it as a slot receiver if he produces as a punt returner this summer.


Full Name: Deandre Smelter School: Georgia Tech

Ht: 6-2 Wt: 226 40: 4.55 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Two-year starter who’s also starred on the Georgia Tech baseball team. All-conference selection last season after totaling 35 receptions for 715 yards and 7 scores. Experienced return specialist.

Pos: Athletic college receiver with a developing game. Quickly releases off the line of scrimmage, immediately gets to top speed and uses his frame to shield away defenders or protect passes. Gets up high with defenders draped on him and competes to come away with receptions. Displays terrific eye-hand coordination, strong hands and makes some incredibly acrobatic receptions. Play smart football, gives effort blocking downfield and gets results.

Neg: More of a one-speed receiver and struggles getting vertical separation despite his yards per catch average. Suffered a ligament tear in his left knee and missed the final two games of 2014.

Analysis: On the football field for just two seasons at Georgia Tech, Smelter displayed tremendous progress and is a big-bodied wideout as well as a mature athlete. He offers upside but must rebound from his knee injury.


Full Name: Devin Smith School: Ohio State

Ht: 6-0.5 Wt: 196 40: 4.39 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Three-year starter who posted a career-high 44 receptions as a junior. Senior totals included 33 receptions for 931 yards and 12 TDs, averaging 28.2 yards per catch.

Pos: Big-play wide out who consistently stretches the field on the college level. Works to separate from defenders, makes himself an available target and extends to catch passes away from his frame. Displays good speed down the sidelines, effortlessly makes receptions in stride and tracks the deep pass to make the difficult, over the shoulder reception. Makes the tough catch in the deep field with defenders draped on him. Displays good eye/hand coordination and shows strong hands with the ability to snatch passes from the air. Plays with a lot of quickness. Gives effort blocking downfield.

Neg: Ran mostly go routes in college and must improve his route running. Despite his ability to make plays down the field he does not present himself as a true vertical threat with the second gear.

Analysis: Smith came up big for the Buckeyes the past two seasons and was consistently altering the momentum of games with long receptions down the field. He’s a solid prospect but a receiver with an incomplete game. Smith offers upside and should immediately produce at the next level as a third wide out.


Full Name: Evan Spencer School: Ohio State

Ht: 6012 Wt: 212 40: 4.50 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Two-year starter who posted career bests of 22 receptions, 216 yards and 3 TDs as a junior.

Pos: Athletic receiver with marginal production on the college level. Fluid releasing off the line of scrimmage, quickly gets to top speed and extends to make receptions away from his frame. Gets up in a crowd for the tough grab and displays soft hands. Quickly turns up the field running after the catch.

Neg: Does not always come away with the difficult reception. Struggles to get separation and often waits for passes to come to him rather than making his way back to the ball.

Analysis: Spencer possesses the size and speed teams want in a third receiver but his inability to translate those skills onto the field may prevent him from getting out of camp this summer. At the very least he should receive practice squad consideration for future development purposes.


Full Name: Jaelen Strong School: Arizona State

Ht: 6-2.5 Wt: 217 40: 4.43 Year: 4Jr

Bio: Junior-college transfer awarded all-conference honors the past two years. Totals last year included 82 receptions, 1165 yards and 10 TDs after 75/1122/7 the prior year.

Pos: Athletic receiver prospect who can dominate the game. Displays a terrific sense of timing and anticipation, gets vertical over defenders to high point the throw and easily tracks passes in the air. Consistent hand catcher, snatches the ball from the air and plays with both balance and body control. Agile, easily adjusts to errant throws and displays solid eye/hand coordination. Uses his frame to shield away defenders, quickly transitions running after the catch or easily makes receptions in stride.

Neg: Does not display naturally soft hands. Lacks the second gear and deep speed. Drops some catchable throws on occasion.

Analysis: Strong is a terrific prospect who’s flashed ability but is not the sure thing many project. He needs to improve the consistency of his game and the details of his position which, if he does, will help him develop into a #2 WR.


Full Name: Jordan Taylor School: Rice

Ht: 6-4.5 Wt: 206 40: 4.57 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Three-year starter twice awarded all-conference honors. Senior totals included 54 receptions, 842 yards and 7 TDs despite missing four games with a foot injury. Junior totals included 55/848/8.

Pos: Tall, productive receiver with reliable hands. Uses his frame as an advantage, boxes out defenders and goes over the middle to make the difficult catch. Extends his hands, displays good eye/hand coordination and makes receptions away from his frame. Stout, gets smashed in the middle of the field but holds onto the throw. Draws attention of opponents but wins out for the contested pass. Displays soft and strong hands with the ability to pluck the ball from the air.

Neg: Displays limited quickness. Poor route runner. More of a long strider and lacks a burst. Ineffective as a blocker.

Analysis: Taylor was a consistent pass catcher and offers potential as a fifth receiver at the next level if he improves on the little things.


Full Name: Der'rikk Thompson School: SMU

Ht: 5-10.5 Wt: 184 40: 4.52 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Part-time starter since his freshman season. Led SMU with 512 yards receiving last year.

Pos: Small receiver with a consistent game. Quickly releases off the line of scrimmage, runs good routes and separates from defenders. Nicely tracks passes in the air, effectively times receptions and competes to come away with the throw. Keeps his focus and concentration, plays with balance as well as body control and extends to make receptions away from his frame.

Neg: Lacks the top-end speed and a second gear. Gets poor results blocking. Loses out in battles.

Analysis: Thompson has flashed ability the past four seasons but never truly elevated his game to make scouts believe he’s next-level material. He offers potential as a slot receiver and seemingly has the skills to return punts.


Full Name: Richard Turner School: Nevada

Ht: 5-10.5 Wt: 188 40: 4.62 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Three-year starter who totaled 58 receptions, 541 yards and 4 TDs as a senior after career totals of 61/755/4 the prior year.

Pos: Productive college receiver with average size/speed numbers for the next level. Fluid releasing off the line, sells routes and comes back to the ball out of breaks. Consistently makes receptions with his hands, adjusts to errant throws and keeps the play in bounds running after the catch.

Neg: Displays marginal speed and quickness. Statistics were inflated by the wide-open offense at Nevada.

Analysis: Turner was a consistent receiver at Nevada but lacks the physical skills for the next level.
Full Name: Kevin Vereen School: Northern Iowa

Ht: 6-2 Wt: 205 40: 4.55 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Two-year starter who finished with 31 receptions, 569 yards and 6 TDs as a senior. Junior totals included 52/750/4.

Pos: Dependable receiver with next level size coming off a disappointing campaign. Uses the sidelines well, adjusts to errant throws and snatches the ball away from his frame. Displays focus, eye/hand coordination and uses his frame to box out opponents. Exposes himself to come away with the difficult grab and makes the catch with defenders draped on him. Stays low exiting breaks and works to separate from opponents.

Neg: Lacks a quick release off the line into pass routes. Average route runner. One-speed receiver who lacks a deep burst.

Analysis: Vereen offers size, consistent hands and the ability to make the difficult reception in underneath coverage. He offers possibilities as a fifth receiver but must get his

game back on track after a disappointing 2014.


Full Name: Darren Waller School: Georgia Tech

Ht: 6-6 Wt: 238 40: 4.45 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Three-year starter who missed two games because of suspension last season. Still came away with a career-high 26 receptions for 442 yards and 6 TDs.

Pos: Physically gifted receiver who may ultimately develop into a tight end. Quick to top speed, has the ability to stretch the field and easily catches the deep throw. Plays large, uses his frame to shield away defenders and outmuscles opponents to come away with the catch. Has a fluid and smooth game, playing with both balance and body control. Extends his hands to make receptions away from his frame. Gives effort blocking downfield.

Neg: Marginally productive in college and was never truly dominant. Makes some incredibly difficult receptions on occasion then drops ordinary passes which should be caught. Has lapses in concentration.

Analysis: At the top of his game Waller has first-round physical skills and can be a dominant game controlling receiver with the ability to stretch it deep. He’s displayed limited consistency and his size and growth potential could ultimately dictate a move to tight end.


Full Name: Jarrod West School: Syracuse

Ht: 6-1.5 Wt: 208 40: 4.55 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Part-time starter the past three seasons leading Syracuse last year with 49 receptions for 700 yards.

Pos: Nice-sized receiver who comes away with contested throws. Gets up high in a crowd, and makes the catch with defenders draped on him. Flashes athleticism and makes a lot of acrobatic catches.

Neg: Lacks the second gear and deep speed. Must improve his route running. Average production in college, in part due to the quarterback play at Syracuse.

Analysis: West is a nice-sized possession receiver with upside who should be given consideration on a practice squad.


Full Name: Deandrew White School: Alabama

Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 193 40: 4.52 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Recorded 40 receptions, 504 receiving yards and 4 TDs last season when he was second on the Alabama offense in receiving. Junior totals included 32 receptions for 534 yards. Ran the 40 in 4.3 seconds during his pro-day.

Pos:

Underrated receiver with consistent hands. Reliable, adjusts to make the errant reception in stride and displays good eye/hand coordination. Consistently catches the ball with his hands, keeps the play in bounds running after the catch and a terrific downfield blocker. Comes back to the ball to make himself an available target and shows a lot of skill running after the catch.

Neg: Does not play to his 40 time or show the ability to stretch the field. Average size for an underneath receiver. Suffered a significant knee injury during his sophomore season of 2012.

Analysis: White gets little mention in part due to the outstanding offensive talent on the Alabama roster, but if he checks out medically he possesses the physical and football skills to make a roster as a fifth receiver.


Full Name: Kevin White School: West Virginia

Ht: 6-2.5 Wt: 215 40: 4.28 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Junior-college transfer who started the past two years. All-America and all-conference choice as a senior after totaling 109 receptions, 1447 yards and 10 TDs. Junior totals included 35 receptions for 507 yards.

Pos: Game-controlling receiver with big-time ability. Sells routes, displays good short-area quickness and stays low exiting breaks. Comes back to the ball, uses his frame to shield away opponents and makes the difficult reception with defenders draped on him. Extends or lays out for the catch in the middle of the field, looks the ball into his hands and shows terrific eye/hand coordination. Easily adjusts to errant throws, makes the over-the-shoulder reception downfield and plays heads-up football. Plays to his size, takes a pounding and holds onto the throw. Displays a sense of timing, gets over opponents and consistently makes receptions away from his frame. Competes in all aspects, tough and gives effort blocking even if the play is away from him.

Neg: Despite his 40 time at the combine does not display the deep burst or second gear. Tends to slow into pass routes.

Analysis: White was productive his first season for West Virginia then took it to another level as a senior. He possesses the size, speed and pass-catching skill to develop into a #1 WR at the next level, but White may need time as he assimilates into an NFL offense.
Full Name: Arthur Williams School: Maine

Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 183 40: 4.38 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Part-time starter the past two years playing in just six games last season. Posted a career-best 24 receptions as a junior.

Pos: Athletic, vertical receiver who displays flashes of big-time ability. Shows a burst, beats defenders down the field and extends to snatch passes away from his frame. Keeps the play in bounds running after the catch and shows a lot of quickness.

Neg: Lacks a quick release off the line of scrimmage. Must improve his route running. Marginal production on the small-school level.

Analysis: Williams has the size and speed to succeed at the next level as a fourth or fifth receiver but is rough around the edges. He’s worth bringing into camp this summer with the hopes of developing on a practice squad.


Full Name: Kasen Williams School: Washington

Ht: 6-1 Wt: 212 40: 4.57 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Three-year starter who posted career-best numbers of 77 receptions, 878 yards and 6 TDs as a sophomore. Played in eight games as a junior posting 29 receptions before suffering a serious leg injury. Totaled 20 receptions as a senior.

Pos: One-time highly thought of receiver prospect who struggled to regain form off his gruesome injury of 2013. Sized well, uses his frame to shield away defenders and makes the difficult reception. Extends his hands making the catch away from his frame, snatches the ball from the air and works to pick up yardage running after the reception. Willing and effective downfield blocker.

Neg: Lacks overall quickness and struggles to separate from defenders out of breaks. One-speed receiver. Never regained form since his injury from 2013 and has looked a fraction of his former self.

Analysis: Williams possesses the size, speed and previously showed the form to line up as a #2 receiver but his development was all but halted by the leg injury. He now moves towards the next level as a medical risk.


Full Name: Milton Williams III School: Delaware State

Ht: 6-2 Wt: 218 40: 4.64 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Two-year starter awarded all-conference honors since his junior season. Senior totals included 50 receptions, 586 yards and 5 TDs after 58/888/5 the prior year.

Pos: Consistent possession receiver with good size. Displays a sense of timing, terrific eye/hand coordination and relatively strong hands. Gets up high and fights to come away with the contested pass and snatches the ball away from his frame. Nicely adjusts to the errant throw, uses the sidelines well and plays with good balance and body control.

Neg: Lacks a burst and downfield speed. Too often does not get past the sticks on third down. Minimally effective as a red-zone threat.

Analysis: Williams has the body type and pass-catching skill to line up as a fifth receiver in a West Coast or timing offense but must improve the details of his game.



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