What will be left at No. 63?

Predicting the direction Seahawks general manager John Schneider will go on draft day is a tough way to make a living. It was difficult enough when he was selecting within the first 32. But now that there will be 62 players selected before Seattle gets its first opportunity to make a pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, "mocking" the Seahawks is even more difficult.

With the 2015 NFL Draft upon us, it is time to take a closer look at who the Seahawks might be targeting.

Starting alphabetically at center and continuing on through wide receivers, SeahawkFootball.com will provide five names in a position-by-position series that provides five names to watch for the No. 63 overall pick.

The players are chosen based on my own observations and insight gained from sources within the industry. The full player profiles linked come courtesy of Scout's draft biographer Dave Te Thomas.

Position Breakdown Schedule will go as follows: Center/Guards: March 30; Cornerbacks: April 2; Defensive Ends: April 5; Defensive Tackles: April 8; Linebackers: April 11; Offensive Tackles: April 14; Quarterbacks: April 17; Running Backs: April 20; Safeties: April 23; Tight Ends: April 26; Wide Receivers: April 29.

Today's Focus: Wide Receivers

General overview: On the surface, wide receiver appears to be one of Seattle's biggest areas of concern. All four of the receivers who caught passes for the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX (Chris Matthews, Jermaine Kearse, Doug Baldwin and Ricardo Lockette) were undrafted free agents and the club did not add anyone in free agency. The most explosive wideout on the roster is still probably second-year pro Paul Richardson, who, of course, cannot be counted on for 2015 due to the re-tearing of the ACL in his left knee during Seattle's divisional playoff victory over the Carolina Panthers. Fortunately, the 2015 wide receiver class is strong yet again and with an NFL-best 11 draft picks, the Seahawks are likely to invest early in the position.

Five Prospects to Watch for No. 63:

Sammie Coates, 6-1, 212, 4.37, Auburn

Of the explosive receivers in this class - and there are a lot of them - few offer more intriguing qualities than Coates, an early graduate, Senior Bowl standout, and performer with a knack for making big plays in big moments. Coates might look the best "on the hoof" of any of the receivers on this list, boasting long arms (33 3/8"), a well-built frame and mercurial speed and agility. If one were to simply go off of highlight reels, Coates could easily rank among the top wideouts in this very talented class. Unfortunately, for all of his talent, Coates ranks as one of the most frustrating receivers in the class because of the inexplicable consistency with which he simply drops catchable passes. Remember, Kearse had similar issues with drops during his career at UW and corrective eye surgery (and a great deal of practice) helped him beat the odds for the Seahawks. Seattle could see similar upside (and a much greater athlete) in Coates, whose potential could earn him consideration as high as the late second round.

Chris Conley, 6-2, 213, 4.33, Georgia

Due to the presence of Todd Gurley and freshman phenom Nick Chubb, the Georgia Bulldogs didn't waste time throwing the ball - they ran it down opponents' throats. As such, Conley didn't post the numbers that many of the other top-ranked receivers did over his career - topping out as a senior with a less-than-eye-popping 36 catches for 657 yards and eight touchdowns. Conley was passed over for other more productive receivers by the Senior Bowl and East-West Shrine Game and instead showed off his talents at the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl and really caught scouts attention at the Combine, where he ranked among the elite testers at any position by clocking in at 4.35 seconds in the 40-yard dash and posting a 45" vertical jump, 11-7" broad jump and lifting the bench press bar 18 times. Pete Carroll is well known for his affinity for SPARQ athletes and no one among receivers tested better in this regard than Conley, who would seem to make a lot of sense for the Seahawks if available at No. 95 overall.

Kenny Bell, 6-1, 197, 4.37, Nebraska

Like Conley, Bell tested extraordinarily well at the Combine and comes from a run-heavy pro-style offense that means he isn't a diva receiver who will complain if he isn't featured or is asked to block downfield. In fact, for his relatively spindly frame, Bell is quite effective blocking on the perimeter due to his surprising strength, technique and tenacity. He also boasts exceptional straight-line speed, good body control and tracking ability to win contested passes and was very productive against quality competition, leaving Nebraska as the school's all-time leading receiver in virtually every category, including catches (181), receiving yards (2,689) and touchdowns (21), leading the team in receptions the past four consecutive years. Even better, Bell has extensive kick return experience, averaging 25 yards per attempt over his career. Bell might make sense with one of Seattle's three fourth round picks.

Vince Mayle, 6-2, 224, 4.65, Washington State

Most of the receivers highlighted in this piece offer exceptional speed and at least potential to make an impact as a receiver and returner. Mayle doesn't have the zero-to-60 burst ideal for the position but he's quicker and more agile than he looks, understands how to position his body between the defender and the ball and has shown steady improvement as a route-runner and hands-catcher since signing with the Cougars after initially pursuing basketball. Mayle could be seen as an upgrade over last year's fourth round pick Kevin Norwood as he possesses similar traits but is a better special teams performer, showing toughness as a gunner. The Seahawks have shown significant interest in him, attending his on campus Pro Day workout and putting him through a private workout, as well. Mayle showed his toughness by gutting through a broken thumb at the Combine and Seattle values that trait as much as any club in the league.

Chris Harper, 5-11, 182, 4.53, California

Schneider and Co. have enjoyed a lot of success with Combine snubs in the past and could see the diminutive but quick Harper as a potential big play vertical threat and punt returner. Harper wasn't surrounded by a lot of talent at Cal and elected to leave after his junior season. His talent (and production) warranted a Combine invite but the depth of the position left him on the outside looking in. The Seahawks have expressed some interest in Harper -- putting him through a private workout - and could see him as a 6th or 7th round value to keep in my mind should similarly-built (but more well-known) prospects like Tyler Lockett (Kansas State, 5-10, 182), Jamison Crowder (Duke, 5-08, 185) and Mario Alford (West Virginia, 5-08, 180) be off the board.

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