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Wide Receivers
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Mike Williams
11
Clemson rJr 6035 218 1

Keep an eye on functional measured speed and separation quickness - Gollin

SI (Ranks #2) - Downfield weapon with the strength and size to dominate defensive backs

Excellent size/strong athletic build, strong and powerful...Explosive...good hands...can make the acrobatic catch...Large catch-radius...Can catch in traffic - leaper who can high-point the ball....But not a burner...some concentration drops...Big and talented/just needs to become more consistent...Too much talent not to become productive, but how long will it take him to master all the routes? Easily a round one pick and one of the first WR's drafted...Scout Says: I have no doubt he'll be...outstanding...on day one, but do we really know anything about his route running?...There's no way I drop him out of the first round, but I sturggle to rank him that high because of the limited routes he ran at Clemson."- PFW

Has the look of a NFL wideout with his combination of size, strength and coordination......Long strider...Large catch radius...Lacks elite long speed or separation quickness...Physical to the ball to out-rebound DBs and is Mr. Reliable on back shoulder throws with his length, focus and body control, snatching the ball with ease. Needs to sharpen his footwork in/out of his breaks -- NFL corners will pick up on his route tells...missed almost the entire 2015 season with a fractured bone in his neck. Combination of AJ Green and Michael Floyd...has the physical ingredients to be a steady No. 1 pass catcher for an NFL team. Comp: Michael Floyd - NFLDS (Brugler)

Another physical freak...Could be well worth a top-ten pick...A terror at the catch point, where he uses his body effectively to shield the ball from DBs...but is also capable of catching a slant, breaking a few tackles, and taking it to the house. Everything appears set for Williams to become a feature receiver in the pros. - PFF

Williams has a nice combination of size and speed. He is able to stretch the field vertically and make tough contested catches....Had been open for other big plays, but Deshaun Watson has had struggles with accuracy and ball placement... Not a burner, but he has good size to make contested catches with run-after-the-catch skills. Does need to improve his hands as he had too many dropped passes....has a nice combination of size and speed. Able to stretch the field vertically and make tough contested catches. - WalterFB -

In the 2015 season opener, he ran into the goal post after making a leaping touchdown reception and had to be carted off the field. He suffered a small fracture in his neck, but didn't need surgery after wearing a brace. (Clemson said the injury was not career threatening),

Mitch #1

Forty: ...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: ...VJ: 32.5...BJ: ...20S: ...60S: ...3C:...Arm: 30.4...Hnd: 9.4

3
John Ross
31
Washington rJr 5103 188 1

Broke Chris Johnson's forty-time record... Cards already have Smoke Brown and JJ Nelson. - Gollin

SI (Ranks #3) - Has had a brilliant comeback season after knee injuries sidelined him in 2015—he will be one of the fastest prospects in the draft.

May be fasted reeiver in this draft...Lack of size may urt him.may play more in the slot...Great speed...very good route-quicks...Good hands...RAC skills.......- PFW

Elite athletic traits with effortless speed and instant acceleration. Sudden release off the snap to get defenders off balance -- no wasted steps/ each move has a purpose. Explosive start/stop plant-and-burst, not having to gear down. Polished route runner with the savvy to set up defenders and the body control to snap out of his breaks. Deadly on double-moves -- often outruns his QB, having to slow down on deep patterns...Nose for the end zone ...lined up all over the formation for the Huskies - a nightmare for DBs due to his vertical speed, sudden footwork and ability to manipulate coverages. Average height for the position with lean muscle tone and minimal growth potential. Lacks body power to consistently create after first contact. Can be bumped off his route by physical corners /didn't consistently face press coverage...High percentage of his catches were made in space/wasn't consistently asked to finish contested passes...Tends to body catch when ball is thrown at his numbers....combination of athleticism, tempo and ball skills makes him a home run threat as a receiver, ballcarrier and kick returner...Returns kicks...Torn ACL in 2015. - Comp: Brandon Cooks. NFLDS (Brugler)

A very productive wideout for Washington...Undersized/ will have to fit as a speedy, shifty slot receiver. If Ross can add some weight, he could be a Brandin Cooks-type receiver. Otherwise, Ross might be more similar to Sterling Shepard or Tavon Austin. Ross has good hands, route-running and is fast. He could be a mismatch weapon as a slot receiver. - WalterFB -

Forty: 4.22...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: ...VJ: 37.0...BJ: ...20S: ...60S: ...3C: ...Arm: 31.5...Hnd: 8.75

4
JuJu Smith-Schuster
37
USC Jr 6013 215 1

SI (Ranks #4) -

(Rated top WR)...Great size to go with very good strength..Excellent hands - will compete in traffic...Tracks ball well...wins jump balls....Very physical receiver..Like a RB with the ball in his hands after the catch...Comp: Dez Bryant. - PFW

...Big, physical tone-setter.d...lacks top-end speed...ahead of most college receivers as down hill blocker...but hasn't maxed his potential...relies on size and strength rather than technique....caught 8 passes for 138 yards and a touchdown against Arizona just five days after having a plate and eight screws inserted into his hand...has the prototypical frame for the split end receiver position...slaps away attempts at press him at the LOS, showing off his strength and lateral agility. Glides off the line of scrimmage, accelerating smoothly to gobble up the cushion and sneak past corners deep...Uses his broad frame to shield defenders from the ball, easily out-muscling corners and shucking would-be tacklers after the catch...Lacks elite top-end speed...has won with just his size and strength as a route-runner simply because of his bulk and the accuracy of the passes being thrown to him. Does not explode out of breaks. Already ahead of most college receivers as a downfield blocker but has not maximized his potential, failing to sustain blocks, stopping his feet on contact and pushing opponents rather than surging through contact.... Comp: Brandon Marshall - NFLDS (Rang)

Has a serious combination of size and physicality. After the catch Smith-Schuster is dangerous, he runs through tackles, has a vicious stiff arm, and a burst in the open field to rip off yards in chunks. Projects as a possession receiver - a big target in the middle of the field & a good weapon after the catch. Has size and strength & dangerous after the catch; however, he lacks the speed to separate from NFL cornerbacks. Smith-Schuster should be a Z (flanker) receiver in the NFL - a possession target who does the dirty work of the slants, digs and blocking. Because of his lack of speed, he ooks more like a second-day pick. Had just one reception for nine yards against Alabama / was completely shut down by Marlon Humphrey and Minkah Fitzpatrick. One of the questions about Smith-Schuster entering this season was if he had the speed to separate from NFL-caliber cornerbacks. Against those corners, Smith-Schuster couldn't get open. Overall, it was a bad tape that could hurt Smith-Schuster's draft grade. What scouts hope to see is explosion to be a vertical receiver and consistently get separation. He looks quick, but in order to be a high first-rounder, he has to have deep threat speed.If Smith-Schuster is quicker than he is fast, he could be more in the Laquon Treadwell or Josh Doctson mold. Comp: Laquon Treadwell - WalterFB -

Forty: 4.54...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 15...VJ: 32.5...BJ: ...20S: ...60S: ...3C: ...Arm: 328...Hnd: 10.5

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Corey Davis
5
Western Mich Sr 6027 209 1-2

CW is that he perfecty fits the Cardinal job description for a dominant big receiver to repplace Floyd - Gollin

SI (Ranks #1) - Polished and can accelerate in short spaces.

Big physical WR..."Gets double and sometimes triple-teamed and still can't be stopped"...Combo of great size, speed, strength and athleticism...Great route runner & blocker...can find the open spot in zone..."As talented a receiver as you'll find in this draft..Level of competiton a concern...Scout Says: "Davis has a chance to beome a great NFL player..." Another Scout Says: "I don't care what conference Corey Davis played in or who he played against. That kid is a stud...There's nothing missing. He's the top receiver on my board."...Comp: Dez Bryant and Brandon Marshall.- PFW

Physically built for the NFL...Although the drops are frustrating, Davis attacks with his hands and rarely lets the ball into his body. He might not have any dominant qualities, but is above average in several critical areas with the savvy production that matches his tape...Polished footwork...Tracks ball very well...Will fight the ball at times with double-catches and drops...Hears footsteps and lose focus... Must improve his in jump-ball consistency. Displays route burst, but lacks suddenness...Has the lower body quickness to beat press, but needs to use his hands more effectively. Timing and technique as a blocker require refinement. Level of competition a concern. Comp: Mike Thomas - NFLDS

"Our love for Corey Davis is extensive and has long been documented" (that won't change even if he does not test out well in February)... the rare complete package - his size, route-running ability and competitiveness with the ball in the air makes him a dangerous target anywhere on the field,/his blocking ability far exceeds that of most counterparts. Has caught 251 balls, with 44 touchdowns and 41 missed tackles after the catch. - PFF

"Long, fast and athletic."Has continued to impress with his route-running, hands, size, quickness, and dangerous run-after-the-catch skills. A polished receiver who would be a great fit in a West Coast offense. Sources from multiple teams say Davis could end up being a late first-round pick. Impressed scouts with good route-running, hands and deceptive speed. He was getting second-round grades prior to his deciding to return for his senior year. Comp: Demaryius Thomas (though Davis isn't quite as thick as Thomas was then). - WalterFB -

Forty: ...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: ...VJ: ...BJ: ...20S: ...60S: ...3C: ...Arm: 33.0...Hnd: 9.1

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Dede Westbrook
120+
Oklahoma Sr 5117 178 1-2

SI (Ranks #6) - "A home run waiting to happen."

Explosive home run hitter with great speed...Productive, excellent athlete with great COD, flexibilty and body control...quick in and out of cuts...not much of a blocker...only lined up on the right side...slender frame...Returns kicks...can be pushed around by physical CB's...Scout Says: "Has a thin frame like Will Fuller...Throw in some character concerns and he might slip down some board..."...- PFW

Lean build leads to durability concerns...Arrested three times (Does he have the accountability necessary to be a reliable pro)? Has some warts, but his vertical speed and explosive plays can help transform a NFL offense on the outside or in the slot....Sudden start/stop movement...Rarely misjudges deep balls. Quick feet and body shake to beat press coverage. Excellent burst off his plant foot to create immediate separation - improved timing in his patterns to bait and sell corners. Looks to break off his route to help out his scrambling QB. Controls his gears well to follow blocks and weave through defenses. Has YAC elusiveness and finishing speed. Tougher than he looks...Lacks power as a ballcarrier/limited after contact. Below average blocker due to poor body strength and waning effort - Catch radius questions - few examples of his finishing contested catches. Holds the ball too loose...Comp: Will Fuller. NFLDS (Brugler)

No receiver has been more dominant since Week 4. Whether it’s turning short throws into big gains with his YAC ability, or catching deep balls for TDs, he can do it all. Against subpar Conference defenders, Westbrook has been QB Baker Mayfield’s top option. He leads all Power-5 receivers in YAC yards and is currently the second-highest graded receiver at 88.2. - PFF

Huge contributor for Oklahoma / led their passing offense in the back half of the season. . Best fit in the NFL would come as a slot receiver to work mismatches in the inside portion of the field. Fast receiver with good hands, but is very thin framed. If he could add weight while maintaining his speed, that could help his transition to the pro game. - WalterFB

Forty: ...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: ...VJ: ...BJ: ...20S: ...60S: ...3C: Arm: 30.6...Hnd: 9.0

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Amara Darboh
120+
Michigan rSr 6020 214 2

Sure-handed...Makes circus catches...will win in traffic...Late bloomer who is productive short and deep...can quickly get in and out of cuts to separate...Not a burner..Needs more consistency as a blocker...... - PFW

Upright, 0ne-speed route runner...Lacks elite speed or separation...but has the size, strength and pass-catching skills to be a dependible possession WR... - NFLDS

Solid receiver who has quality hands, route-running and quickness.- WalterFB -

Senior Bowl - (Day 3) "...clearly isn’t on par with Jones (but) was able to consistently create separation today (and throughout the week) because of his polished route-running skills....knows how to attack the break point to sell the downfield route...uses his hands subtly to put distance between himself and the DB. Even when he isn’t able to create space,... has the strong hands needed to win contested balls..." - PFF

Forty: 4.45...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 17...VJ: 36.0...BJ: ...20S: ...60S: ...3C: ...Arm: 32.6... Hnd: 9.9

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Courtland Sutton
120+
SMU Jr 6040 215 2

Played well for SMU, showing his size, strength and quickness. Scouts say they have been really impressed with Sutton...Sutton has size to him and last year displayed big play ability. Speed is always the question with big receivers and sources say that Sutton is a long-strider with comparable speed to Josh Doctson (who was picked #22 in the last draft).. - WalterFB -

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Isaiah Ford
103
Virginia Tech Jr 6010 194 2

SI (Ranks #7) - Can stretch the field vertically.

Big play WR....Not a blocker...tall and lean...Raw (limited route tree)...Speed makes him dangerous after the catch and may get him overdrafted...too many drops and double-catches..... - PFW

May lack eye-popping measurables but should make a drafting club looks smart...Looks the part of a speed merchant with a tight-skinned, athletic frame & long limbs. Glides off the line of scrimmage, accelerating fluidly to force defenders to respect his ability to go deep /shows good balance to sink his hips, as well as burst out of his breaks...has the initial quickness and lateral agility to avoid defenders in press coverage (occasionally mixes in a hesitation move )...willing to run across the middle with the toughness to absorb big hits and still hang on to the ball. Asked to play outside as well as in the slot and to run a variety of pro routes...Has generally reliable hands and excellent body control to contort in the air to make difficult receptions. Adept at dragging his feet near the sideline. Has his share of circus catches but lacks elite ball skills - drop[ping some passes and double-clutching others...does not always use his height to full advantage, leaping into the air but corralling the ball near his helmet or chest rather than at its highest point.....Comp: Marvin Jones. NFLDS (Brugler)

CW gives Ford a third-round grade. Speed is his #1 attribute - a vertical wideout who stretches a defense over the top. Quick to get separation out of his breaks and can burn past college corners running go- routes. A speed receiver, but maybe not a rare burner like Will Fuller. - WalterFB -

There are a few things where Ford could show improvement: First of all, he does a lot of body catching. Must use his hands more to reel in and secure passes. (& he's a lanky receiver who could stand to add more strength (tol help him to get off jams in the NFL).

Forty: 4.61...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 14...VJ: 35.5...BJ: ...20S: 4.34...60S: ...3C: 6.94...Arm: 32.6...Hnd: 9.25

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Travis Rudolph
120+
Florida St Jr 6000 189 2-3

Lined up inside and out...above average lenght and long arms...high character athlete on & off field...somewhat narrow frame - NFLDS

His play was somewhat underwhelming, and he didn't display the speed to be a real play-maker....Rudolph has a lot of athletic potential to rise in these rankings. Was held back in 2015 by underwhelming quarterback play, - WalterFB -

Forty: 4.65...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 12...VJ: 31.5...BJ: ...20S: 4.46...60S: ...3C: 6.93...Arm: 31.9...Hnd: 9.25

5
Zay Jones
51
Eastern Carolinaa Sr 6021 201 2-3

Comes across as a possession guy...Long & tall...Finds a way to get open...No speed...no burst...not a deep threat...sure-handed but some drops...small hands...- PFW

Sound route runner who lacks elite start/stop quickness but works hard to sell...Adequate speed but lacks separation quicks...Only an average leaper..inflated stats due to pass-happy offense - NFLDS

Jones had video game-like production playing in a college offense that inflates numbers....Jones set an NCAA record for receptions, breaking the total previously held by former teammate Justin Hardy. Jones took part in the Senior Bowl. - WalterFB -

Senior Bowl -..."Had an excellent week in Mobile and he’s made a move up the board in a wide-open wide receiver class....took advantage of his week in Mobile... incredible hands over the last three years, and those strong hands were on display in practice and in the Senior Bowl as Jones consistently made catches in traffic...more than just a possession receiver,...showed the ability to win at the line of scrimmage and separate quickly off the ball, while finishing plays down the field with impressive body control...(Day 3) - ...left Iowa CB Desmond King in quicksand on an explosive double move in a one-on-one rep, notching a touchdown in the back corner of the end zone." - PFF

Forty: 4.45 ...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 15...VJ: 36.5...BJ: ...20S: 4.01...60S: ...3C: 6.79...Arm: 32.5...Hnd: 9.0

6
Cooper Kupp
54
Eastern Wash rSr 6015 204 2-3

SI (Ranks #5) -

Very good size and play-strength...Strong RAC guy with burst, speed and power...large receiving radius...Low level of competition, but made Senior Bowl attendees/followers sit up and take notice..."A lot to like about this player."...Scout says: "Before the Senior Bowl, Kupp was the best WR no one heard of...now he is a household name and will get picked in the second."- PFW

Lined up inside and outside...Has innate feel and savvy for the position...Better FB player than athlete...Marginal long speed/lacks explosive twitch...Relies more on timing than on burst...Adequate height and length...Gliding straight-line athlete. Crafty route runner, setting up defenders and using hesitation to create spacing. Clearly leans on his technique and trusts it. Sticky hands /natural coordination to pluck the ball. Excellent awareness at the catch point /doesn't need to gear down after the catch. Best on in-cutting and post routes ...Not shy about using his stiff arm...37 receiving plays in his career of at least 40 yards. Clean off the field with excellent work habits. ...Won't consistently make NFL defenders miss in space. Unthreatening body type...Holds the ball too loose from body...Must improve hand use to beat press...Missed playing time due to sprained AC joints in both shoulders...Did much of his damage from the slot where he could manipulate the entire field....makes up for lack of dynamic traits with technically sound routes, ball skills and the competitive drive...plays with the mentality that he can't be covered...projects best in the slot. NFLDS (Brugler)

Scouts say they like Kupp's hands, quickness and route-runningwith second-day draft potential Massively productive during his collegiate career. ...dominated his level of competition. Has some size to him and excellent hands. The speed for the next level will be the big question/ Kupp could be a slot receiver candidate for the NFL. - WalterFB -

Senior Bowl - "...Had to answer questions about competition level and he did that and more....smooth route runner, working efficiently in and out of his breaks while showing the subtleness needed to create late separation down the field...Made a number of catches in the middle of the field at practice and sprinkled in a few big plays to show he belongs with the best receivers in the class." (Day 3) - impressed with his ability to make tight cuts at full speed, which allowed him to consistently gain separation. In particular, he burned Michigan CB Jourdan Lewis in a one-on-one rep on a crossing route, and also notched a touchdown in the back of the end zone during team drills on a post pattern..." - PFF

Forty: 4.62...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: ...VJ: 31.9...BJ: ...20S: 4.08...60S: ...3C: 6.75...Arm: 31.5...Hnd: 9.5

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Chris Godwin
120+
Penn St xx 6010 209 3

Late addition to a very deep pool of talented wideouts...Delaware native (i.e. in BA's geographic wheel house) with solid fundamentals and surprisingy deep speed (A possible sleeper)? - Gollin

Good size for position..."One of the better blockers...Good hands/good after the catch...But lacks the deep speed to scare the opponent..More of a possession WR.... - PFW

Unique combo of skills - big body/frame, shields ball exceptionally well...crafty route runner...not afraid to lower his shoulder after the catch...

Forty: 4.42...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 19...VJ: 36.0...BJ: ...20S: 4.00...60S: ...3C: 7.01...Arm: ...Hnd:

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Artavis Scott
120+
Clemson Jr 5108 193 3

Explosive athlete with breakaway speed...Versatile - played WR, RB and returned punts and kicks...Kind of small...needs to protect ball better as a receiver and ball carrier...oute running needs work...needs to become more productive/reliable in traffic ... - PFW

Comes with obvious size limitations...more quick than fast...most of his production came from short, bubble stuff...Some laziness as a route runner...and is a significant projection to effectively assume that role - NFLDS

Made some clutch catches for the Tigers...Fit in nicely in Clemson's point-machine offense...a smaller slot receiver candidate for the NFL. - WalterFB -

Senior Bowl - (Day 2) - "had a good showing...looked very fluid and natural in his routes, and repeatedly showed the ability to fight through contact at the top of his route stem.... showed the physicality to beat press coverage and the body control to make toe-tapping sideline catches..." - PFF

Forty: 4.61...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 13...VJ: 31.0...BJ: ...20S: 4.49...60S: ...3C: 7.19...Arm: 31.4...Hnd: 9.5

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Carlos Henderson
120+
La Tech rJr 5110 199 3

Very productive...more quick than fast...may be a better returner than receiver - PFW

"Production is off the charts"...elite ability to create and make plays...ankles are on swivels...but not the most physical receiver at the LOS...Below average height and strength...Durability a concern - NFLDS

Slot receiver candidate who was very productive in 2016....showed some big-play ability. - WalterFB -

Forty: 4.46...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 13...VJ: 36.0...BJ: ...20S: 4.35 ...60S: ...3C: 7.18...Arm: 31.4...Hnd: 9.1

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Malachi Dupre
120+
LSU Jr 6020 196 3-4

Talented but lacks a sense of urgency...Tall, long and athletic..adequate speed...makes everything look almost "too easy" (i.e. "looks very nonchalent too often")...Too many drops and double catches..."Will have trouble uncovering against physical corners...Junior (who's) "clearly not ready."... -PFW

Could become an effective #2 receiver if he can add muscle/strength without losing speed....Impressive deep ball skills (tracking over shoulder, leaping and body-control)...Very long strider...below average elusiveness...wall off shielder rather than blocker - NFLDS

LSU's quarterback problems have really held Dupre back once again...Has a lot of potential and could produce more if he played in a passing offense.- WalterFB -

Forty: 4.52...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 11...VJ: 39.5...BJ: ...20S: 4.26...60S: ...3C: 7.19 ...Arm: 31.1...Hnd: 9.0

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James Quick
120+
Louisvile xx 6000 186 xx

Has been an effective receiver for Louisville and looks like he could be a nice value as a slot receiver in the NFL. ...had decent production for Louisville the past two seasons...Quick flashes but needs to be more consistent in 2016. - WalterFB -

Forty: 4.60...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 11...VJ: 31.0...BJ: ...20S: 4.39...60S: ...3C: 7.00...30.75...Hnd: 9.0

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KD Cannon
120+
Baylor xx 5110 182 xx

Great play-speed/instant deep threat...Lacks ideal size and won't get much bigger...some drops/body catches...may be most useful as a slot guy... - PFW

Deadly down the field with notable vertical and tracking skills...Instant speed off the LOS...Lacks seasoning as a route-runner...body snatcher - NFLDS

SI (Ranks #9) -

Forty: 4.41...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 13...VJ: 37.0...BJ: ...20S: ...60S: ...3C:

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Ryan Switzer
120
North Carolina xx 5100 185 xx

Waterbug type... - Gollin

Very productive sure-handed wideout unafraid to mix it up in traffic...Tough...Good punt returner...Good route runner...Good RAC skills...May be the smallest guy on the field and may only be suited for the slot...- PFW

..."Quick as a hiccup /a highlight waiting to happen"...The proliferation of spread offenses has created a need across the NFL for quick slot receivers and few are better suited for this role than Switzer...The same elusiveness, vision, toughness and soft hands which make him so difficult to contain as a returner also made him his team's top receiver the past two years. Compact, athletic frame with naturally low COG (due to a disproportionately long torso and short legs). More quick than fast...Ball security a concern...Wins with elite footwork, including instant stop-start ability, a wicked jump cut and burst to break into the open field. Accelerates fluidly and offers good (albeit not great) speed overall. Difficult matchup for cornerbacks.. Comp: Julian Edelman -- NFLDS

Senior Bowl - (Day 2) - "...Continues to look very explosive and sudden in everything he does, even as he works through a slight foot injury. He ranked 10th in slot catch rate in 2016....- PFF

Forty: 4.51...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 11...VJ: 32.0...BJ: ...20S: 4.00...60S: ...3C: 6.77...Arm: 30.75...Hnd: 8.9

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Jalen Robbinette
108
Air Force xx 6027 220 xx

Tall, physical and raw...Great size/huge hands...Hand snatcher who's a strong runner after the catch...Can get deep...good blocker...had good East-West week...Oly ran a couple of routes...AF obligation unclear...Might test off the charts...Academy background indicator of strong character/intangibles...... - PFW

Senior Bowl - (Day 2) "...had a school commitment that he had to attend and did not make it onto the field until Wednesday...isn’t a speedster but rather a player who wins with superior body control and position. ...led all FBS wide receivers with a 5.48 yards per route run average in the Falcons’ run-heavy system. ..showed off his impressive vertical leaping ability on one rep and looked smooth in drills.

Forty: 4.62 ...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 13...VJ: 31.5...BJ: ...20S: 4.46...60S: ...3C: 6.77...Arm: 32.4...Hnd: 10.9

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Trent Taylor
120+
Louisiana Tech xx 5080 181 xx

THe "Shorter Taylor" - Gollin

"When you see him, physically, you're going to want to cut him...but watch the tape first."...Extremely productive/very good hands...Tough, courageous..."a fascinating guy" you're going to want to watch carefully to review 2 distinctive traits: (1) great production and (2) elite slot skills (i.e. knows how to get open/as quick coming out of a break as Gabriel has ever seen...- PFW

(NE's success with small slot receivers paves the way for guys like this to succeed)...Taylor is short but by no means small...very powefulcompact frame...Very quick off the snap but lacks ideal explosiveness - NFLDS

Put up monster numbers as a senior with 124 receptions for 1,570 yards with 10 touchdowns. That came on the heels of a big junior year with 99 catches for 1,282 yards with nine touchdowns. Pojects as a speedy slot receiver because he is undersized. - too small to play on the outside, but with a strong Senior Bowl week (which he had) , he could help himself to be viewed as a weapon out of the slot. - WalterFB -

Senior Bowl - Dominated DB's

Forty: 4.63...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 13...VJ: 33.0...BJ: ...20S: 4.01...60S: ...3C: 6.74...Arm: 28.75...Hnd: 8.25

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Amba Etta-Tawo
120
Syracuse xx 6010 208 xx

Senior Bowl -

"Syracuse's go-to guy"....Good RAC skills...willing jump ball competitor...Lean frame..not a burner...may be a fit in rotation.. - PFW

(Mention but no write-up) - NFLDS

Etta-Tawo isn't undersized and showed some quickness as a senior. Accepted an invitation to the Senior Bowl. WalterFB -

Forty: 4.49...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 14...VJ: 31.0...BJ: ...20S: 4.32...60S: ...3C: 6.95...Arm: 32.0...Hnd: 9.1

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Jamari Staples
120+
Louisville xx 6030 195 xx

Tall & long...UAB casualty...Good athlete with long speed and large catch-radius...Tough & willing blocker...not very strong...Durability issues...some upside...- PFW

The 6-foot-4, 195-pounder is a lanky receiver who presents a size mismatch in coverage. Had the ability to produce more, but the Cardinals spread the ball around and also featureda lot of running by Jackson. Staples could be a nice mid-round value. - WalterFB -

Senior Bowl -

Forty: 4.51...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: ...VJ: 36.0 ...BJ: ...20S: ...60S: ...3C: ...Arm: 33.5...Hnd: 9.5

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Chad Williams
120+
Grambiing xx 6010 xxx xx

Senior Bowl - (Day 2) - "...a standout during the South practice...quick feet when he made breaks in his routes and beating plenty of defensive backs from bigger schools..." - PFF

Forty: ...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: ...VJ: ...BJ: ...20S: ...60S: ...3C: ...

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Travin Dural
120+
LSU xx 6010 202 xx

Senior Bowl -

Tall & long...Smooth athlete...can break down and cut sharply...will high-point/compete im traffic...willing DF blocker...Lack of deep threat a potential issue..Timed speed will determine his draft ranking...- PFW

(Mention but no write-up) - NFLDS

LSU's quarterback problems really held Dural back once again, but he could help to make up for that by impressing at the Senior Bowl. Playmaker, but unlucky: Tore his hamstring to end his junior year early....had two long touchdowns against Mississippi State called back on penalties...Nice mix of size and speed. He's a better prospect than his numbers illustrate, but he didn't receive a lot of opportunities playing in a run-based offense with a QB who really struggled to pass the ball...If Dural gets quality QB play, he could produce a lot more. - WalterFB -

Forty: 4.57...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: ...VJ: 30.5...BJ: ...20S: 4.55...60S: ...3C: 7.29...Arm: 32.1...Hnd: 9.1

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Tawan Taylor
111
W Kentucky xx 5110 203 xx

"The Taller Taylor" - Gollin

Talented but raw route runner...Good size to go with very good speed....Instant deep threat with good RAC skills..Has returner traits but lacks experience doing so...."a lot of upside but not quite ready...Speed will get him drafted high.".. - PFW

One of the best combinations in this draft class of exposiveness, suddenness feet and top end speed...Similar skill-set to Westbrook and John Ross...should be able to create separation in the pros...Big play threat...Has decent but not great hands - room for most improvement is his hands (making routine catches) - NFLDS

Taylor had a huge senior year & earned an invitation to the Senior Bowl after his prolific season. Also played really well as a junior. If Taylor can separate from cornerbacks in Mobile, his draft stock could really skyrocket. - WalterFB -

Senior Bowl -

Forty: 4.50...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 13...VJ: 33.5...BJ: ...20S: 4.21...60S: ...3C: 6.57...Arm: 32.6...Hnd: 9.25

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Josh Reynolds
120+
Texas A&M xx 6030 194 xx

Smooth semi-strider with deceptive speed...Very productive...nice height and length...very large catch-radius....good route runner...will come back for ball..effective in traffic...Frame is narrow...not a burner...... - PFW

Known for vertical skills and ST ability...Tall, long frame...track star physique..long arms (wide catching radius)...high character...Excellent locating skills - NFLDS

Reliable receiver for the Aggies. / played in the Senior Bowl. - WalterFB -

Senior Bowl -

Forty: 4.52...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: ...VJ: 37.0...BJ: ...20S: 4.13...60S: ...3C: 6.83...Arm: 31.5...Hnd: 9.4

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Fred Ross
120+
Miss St xx 6010 213 xx

Not a burner or a consistent deep threat......needs to get stronger/gets pushed around by more physical DB's..not seen as a potential starter....- PFW

Tremendous improvement as a junior....as some size to him, and his speed will be the question for the NFL. It could have been harder for him to produce as a senior with Dak Prescott moving on to the NFL. - WalterFB -

Forty: 4.51...Twenty: ...Ten:...BP: 10...VJ: 35.0...BJ: ...20S: 4.28...60S: ...3C: 6.99... Arm: 31.25..Hnd: 9.25

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