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Pos Rnk Player Pl Rnk School   Ht Wt Rd
2
N’Keal Harry
xx
Arizona St 6023 228 1

"... Rugged "chain mover" with outstanding hands, ball skills and acrobatic footwork. He looks like a WR1 when he steps onto the field, despite concerns about his speed. - B Brooks - (Rates # 3)

Great size w long arms...Fast but not in 4.3 range...Attention falls off when he's not primary receiver...Quick and fast for a big receiver...Very reliable returner...Will cause matchup problems...projects as #1 receiver in pros - PFW

Highly touted out of HS in Phoenix area...Makes highlight reel catches and jaw-dropping open field moves - as a 6-2+ 228 pounder...Will make early impact due to his athleticism and vertical ability...Ideal height, size and filled-out frame...Wins jump ball battles easily...Strong hands with strength in traffic...Route tree mainly short-intermediate but can also go deep - Lindy's

Boom or bust prospect...Prototypical "X" receiver....Outstanding as catch and run threat...Key traits: his ability to contort himslf and adjust to the off-target ball and ripping away the 50-50 ball...but long speed is questionable...rarely creates separation...big CB's may give him problems...Sylistically resembles DeAngelo Hopkins but performs nowhere near that level - Athlon

Exxcellent at going up in the air to make the leaoing catch...adept at picking up yards after the catch - USA Today

Forty: 4.53...BP: 27...VJ: 38.5...

3
D.K. Metcalf
xx
Ole Miss   6033 228 1

Great size and length...big hands...exceptional athlete...smooth w. outstanding speed...very good hands...ball-snatcher...good blocker...serious neck injury...very tough to cover one on one and projects to a big playNFL receiver - PFW

Impressive size/speed speciman...Medical hardship (neck)...Upside remains impressive - especially in red zone...Physically imposing...very effective at high pointing the ball...Has height and frame to dominate jump ball battles...Really gets after it as a blocker...Not as field aware as he can be...Only average COD...Comp: AJ Green - Lindy's

Arguably the most gifted offensive playmaker in this year's draft...Combination of size and speed is outstqanding...twitchy athlete who explodes at the snap with a suddenness as a route runner...But raw (ran a limited route tree)...coming off a neck injury...Physically gifted but will have a low floor if not properly coached..Comp: Cordelle Patterson - Athlon

Workout warrior with unbelievable speed at his size...but didn''t have big time production in college partly due to injury - USA Today

Forty: 4.33 ...BP: 27...3C: 7.38...VJ: 40.5.

1
A.J. Brown
xx
Ole Miss   6040 226 1

"... Rugged pass catcher with outstanding hands and ball skills. He routinely plucks the ball off the heads of defenders on vertical routes down the boundary. Questions about his speed might torpedo his stock, but the Ole Miss standout looks like a natural WR1 with the size and strength to dominate smallish corners. - B Brooks - (Rates # 4)

Great size, length and body control...quick-footed...good COD...Good RAC skills...But not a burner...sometimes seems detached...One of most talented receivers in draft - PFW.

Thick build, fluid mover, changes direction effortlessly...played a lot of slot...adept at timing his breaks and altering his stride...Basketball-style releases and ball skills are elite...Big mitts...Phenominal at locating ball in air...More smooth than explosive...Lack of suddenness/undermines separation moves...Comp: Keenan Allen, Anquan Boldin - Lindy's

Big bodied receiver with a good amount of twitch...Competitive (will sacrifice his body/plays well in traffic)tracks ball well...strong hands...will mix it up in the run game...May not be plug 'n play because Ole Miss system relies on one word play calls and a limited route tree...Played primarily in slot and his ability to play outside is an open issue...Would seem to fit best as a power slot receiver and could develop into a top possession guy - Athlon

A big body who has the quicks to play out of the slot...Best all-around receiver in a class that's light in stardom but long on depth...- USA Today

Forty: 4.49....BP: 19..VJ: 36.5

4
Kelvin Harmon -
xx
North Carolina State   6024 221 x

Great size/very strong...very large catch-radius...wins most jump ball contests...consistent blocker...tough to jam...But not a true burner...tight hips...big and plays even bigger due to strength... - PFW

Big play waiting to happen...NJ native...big bodied WR...Plays a physical brand of ball...strengths are height, leaping ability and strength after the catch...Productive on back-shoulder throws and high-pointng balls...Understands how to get into a defender...Poor at diagnosing secondary...routes need cleaning up...top-end speed a concern - Lindy's

Big receiver who knows how to use his size...bullied college DB's...Strong hands and good sense of timing...very good at adjusting to back-shoulder throws...pro DB's won't respect his speed the way college defenders did...Not slow/has adequate build-u speed...but didn't consistently create separation - Athlon...

Forty: 4.60....BP: 18...3C: 7.15...VJ: 32.5

5
Marquise Brown -
xx
Oklahoma   5093 166 x

Waterbug...Is there a role in the Air Raid offense for a small, fast WR? - Gollin

"...A bit of an outlier from his fellow WR prospects as a slender playmaker with home-run potential. The 5-foot-10, 160-pounder is a DeSean Jackson-like deep threat with speed to burn. (UPDATE: After these rankings were published, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Brown had Lisfranc surgery last month and won't participate in the combine or Oklahoma's pro day.) - B Brooks -( Rates #1)

"Speed, speed and more speed."....Plus he's quick and fearless for a little guy....Difficult to cover one on one...small handed (dropsy?)...very quick off LOS - PFW

"Hollywood"...elite top-end speed and ball skills...Younger cousin of Antonio Brown...One of the most feared deep threats in the game...Has rare speed, outstanding lateral explosion and excellent vision...Really elevated his game last season...Makes defenders miss in the open field...Very twitchy...Creative runner that has moves on top of moves...Slight build - struggles in 50-50 situations...Comp: DeSean Jackson - Lindy's

Size is a drawback but his speed makes him a safer bet than big, high-ceiling receivers... Combines initial quicks and gamebreaking long speed...consistently runs away from defenders on crossing routes...but short and slight/simply gets overpowered at the catch point...speed makes him be respected even when he doesn't get his hands on the ball - Athlon

Averaged an incredible 18.3 yds per receptions on 132 catches...a burner who is also electric in the open field...best home room hitter in theis class - USA Today

Forty: 4.32 Est

6
J.J. Arcega-Whiteside
xx
Stanford   6020 225 x

Write-ups suggest a big possession guy - Gollin

Played in NFL-type offense...Strong points are size, strength and athleticism...Strong and powerful runner after the catch...Gets open deep but not consistently...suffers too many concentration-drops...Will be a load for safeties to cover. - PFW

Huge mismatch receiver with outstanding height, a wide body and long frame...Locker room leader...Terrific quicks and body control for size...Weapon on jump balls...Built like a tank (faux TE?)...At his best high pointing ball or in 50-50 or red zone situations...Somewhat of a one-speed guy with tight hips who struggles separating...Not a threat after the catch...Most of his experience is outside...- Lindy's

Great body control and tracking skills...Capable of pulling off some contested-catch wizardry...will fight his way back for under-thrown balls and has a knack for the subtle push-off...Great work on back shoulder throws....Tracks ball well over shoulder...Red zone threat...Long speed is fringy...not a major threat with ball in his hands...One of the higher floor receivers in this draft....Middling long speed may make him a complimentary receiver - Athlon

Forty: NA

16
Riley Ridley - Georgia
xx
Georgia   6012 199 x

"... Dependable pass catcher with strong hands and precise route-running ability. - B Brooks - (Rates # 5)

Very good athlete with great body control, speed and COD...Good hands (hand-snatcher)...Explosive...solid rute rnner...Good after catch...inconsistent (unenthusiastic) blocker...Has upside but may lack competitive intensity - PFW

Career production won't jump off the page...projects as regular starter at some point in his career...already runs a handful of routes well...Thick frame, long awms, strong hands.....wins consistently at jump ball matchups...Quality ball skills but has too many concentration drops...seems to lack explosiveness...will have to separate better to succeed at next level - Lindy's

Good blood lines (brother is Calvin)...Still in development phase...Has size and strength to win ...more adept at tracking the ball than last year...ball skills are solid....Understands the importance of "late hands"....Still raw early in the down...Outside chance at being a true #1 starter - Athlon

Forty: 4.58...BP: 13...3C: 7.22...VJ: 30.5

7
Parris Campbell
xx
Ohio St   5117 205 x

Very good size, long arms and great speed and COD...Strong hands/big catch-radius...good RAC receiver...But concentration-drops/not a good blocker...Used exclusively in slot in college/very good inside receiver - PFW

Game-changing speed...Rare athlete who's a space-mover with terrific instincts.as a ballcarrier...Team leader...Faster than a jackrabbit...9 route is as dangerous as it gets (within perspective of limited route-tree)....Has elite COD skills...Little to no polish to his route running....Not consistent enough...more of a gadget type player - Lindy's

One of the best pure athletes in this draft...Explosive mover and long-speed burner...Best in catch and run situations...Runs hard with ball in hands...when he breaks tackles, he has the acceleraton and pure speed to outrun angles....Perfect for jet-motion...bit of a gadget player....speed makes him dangerous vertically, but hands can get a bit shaky...will probably line up in the slot...Comp: A slightly bigger Tavon Austin - Athlon

Burner (4.31 forty) capable of a versatile, diverse role that might ask him to contribute at receiver and on jet-sweeps and gadget plays - USa Today

Forty: 4.31....BP: 11...VJ:40.

16+
Greg Dortch
xx
Wake Forest   5071 173 x

Write ups describe a small, speedy type with polished moves - Gollin

Tweaked up speed WR who is a dynamic return man and very difficult to cover coming out of the slot in spread formations...Super clean release/outstanding at varying his gait...Eats up chunks of yardage like Pac-Man...Skills are stellar...But at 170 lbs, his playing strength is suspect - Lindy's

(No write-up) - Athlon

Forty: 4.56 Est

16+
David Sills V
xx
West Virginia   6032 213 x

Height and length a strong point...High pointsthe ball well...WVa receivers haven't faired well in the pros...Fast but not a true blazer...Tape is strong but not a finished product. - PFW

Strong point is his ability to win physical battles at the catch-point which makes him a dangerous downfield threat...Good size/decent speed....Physical traits are good...innate sense for "doing the little things"....High points the ball effectively...But speed is fringy...ran a limited route tree...Body snatcher - Athlon

Forty: 4.57...BP: 14...3C: 6.97...VJ: 37.5..

8
Andy Isabella
xx
UMass   5086 188 x

Little guy...Lightning fast (Long speed measured at Combine is faster than write-ups suggests - Is there room for a WR like that in an Air Raid-type pro offense? - Gollin

Very productive, fast, quick, tough and competitive...Returns punts and KO's...Very short (small hands) but very productive...Not a burner...may be a spot as a slot-receiver in the NFL...Difficult to cut because he makes plays but has obvious limitations - PFW

Can flat out run away from anybody...Undersized speed receiver and deep threat... dedicated to his craft...Stood out at Senior Bowl...His game is built on change of direction...Not a strong blocker...lacks a variety of moves (so far)...Excellent RAC instincts and an extra gear...hands catcher with "plus" ball skills... - Lindy"s

Quick, sudden, shifty and a handful to cover....slippery in space...moves like a RB...Plays with a competitive temperment and relentless motor...Size will be a concern...Has good but not great long speed...Might be relegated to slot duty but can separate underneath, make plays after the catch and run away on deep crosses - Athlon

Forty: 4.31...BP: 15...3C: 6.95...VJ:36.5

16+
Lil' Jordan Humphrey
xx
Texas   6035 210 x

Strong points are size and reach...Returns KO's...Talented but goes thru the motions too often and doesn't always finish. Lazy route runner when not the primary target..Very talented but doesn't know how to use that talent...Might be a move TE. Will probably be overdrafted. - PFW

Big slot guy...More of a gadget receiver whose ballcarrying skills can't be ignored...Well-developed body/strong lower half...Great body control on high point passes...A couple of suspensions...has only played in slot for 2 years - Lindy's

Big slot-guy...one of the best catch and run receivers in this class...More like a RB in space with tremendous power and balance...Rarely used vertically...little work on outside...projects as big slot receiver - Athlon

Forty: 4.75...BP:13...3C: 7.09...VJ: 33.5

9
Deebo Samuel
xx
South Carolina   51120 214 x

Looks more like a running back than a receiver...Strong hands and pretty large receiving radius...Quick burst/willing blocker...Not a skywalker...Lacks fluidity and top speed...Projects as #4 WR on most pro teams. - PFW

Twitched-up athlete who is very sudden and extremely quick out of his breaks...Special threat as a runner...Knows how to use his route running to set up his defenders for failure...At Senior Bowl, he made a double move vs. Rock Ya-Sin, adjusted to the ball, stopped and leapt toward the sideline for a 35 yd or so divng catch...Lacks ideal height...may struggle with more physical corners...Doubt he can survive on the perimeter due to lack of height - Lindy's

Legit 1st rounder before breaking leg in 2017...When healthy, an explosive athlete with great explosion, COD and top-start skills...Exceptionally dangerous after the catch....quicker than fast...most effective from the slot...Not quite the same player coming off injury - Medicals will receive extra attention...Potential game changer - Athlon

Forty: 4.48...BP:15...3C: 7.03...VJ: 39

15
Mecole Hardman
xx
Goegia   5102 187 x

Waterbug...Not written up by PFW - the blazing forty time must have gotten everyone's atttention) - Gollin

Electric kick returner...Natural athlete (some talk about moving him to CB)...Hands catcher who attacks the ball at the catch-point...Still quite raw...doesn''t offer a variety of routes...Concentration lapses...Lack of bulk a concern - Lindy's

Might go from 0 to 60 faster than anyone...Can absolutely blow by defensive backs...But is small and plays small...Catch-radius is not large...too often failed to come up with back-shoulder throws....Top return specialist - Athlon

Forty: 4.33...BP: 17...VJ:36.5

10
Hakeem Butler
xx
Iowa St   6053 227 x

Concern about top end speed (LIndy's) would seem to have been put to rest - Gollin

Size, length & catch radius are strengths...Good route runner/uses size well...Wins most jump balls...Not a burner...willing blocker...Has impressive back story...Might be used as a move TE - PFW

Super long receiver who provides a mismatch all ovefr the field...Physically imposing...can win jump ball battles...very good on back shoulder throws...Mature team leader with tremendous body controil, strong hands and outstanding balance and rare catch radius...Runs hard even when play isn't for him...Tends to round off routes..Not gifted runner after the catch...Top-end speed is suspect - Lindy's

Super-sized target...tracks well...nearly unstoppable in contested-catch situations...Can gear-down to execute stop-routes...More of a a one-speed mover...Too often body catches...Has work to do technique-wise - Athlon

Forty: 4.48..BP: 18...VJ: 36.

11
Emmanuel Hall
xx
Missouri   6017 201 x

Forty time (compared to 4.61 pre-Combine est.) has to have gotten everyone's attention - Gollin

Tall, long and fast...Highly athletic...dangerous RAC skills...but too many drops/body snatcher...doesn't track deep ball well...Day 3 pick. - PFW

Projects as future starter due to athletic traits and deep threat ability...Big strong kid who can run for days...Sudden and quick footed for a big man...Body catcher who struggles with drops - Lindy's

Long, lean, fluid and very fast...Accelerates to top speed quickly...has long speed to blow by DB's....Tracks well...good feel for setting up defenders...purely a vertical threat...can be outmuscled when working outside the numbers...will probably never be a true #1/more likely he'll be a secondary weapon - Athlon

Forty: 4.39...BP: 15...VJ: 43.5

12
Miles Boykin
xx
Notre Dame   6036 220 x

Must run 4.55 to get drafted where his production says he should - height and length are strong points...Growth potential: 240 lbs...Only one year of big time football...Physicality doesn't match size...Big possession receiver...possible move TE... - PFW

Didn't do much until 2017 when he made a one-handed grab and motored 55 yards for the winning TD in a bowl game vs. LSU...Big bodied receiver with rare size and strength...Excels in 50-50 or box-out situations...Rare leaper who is highly skilled catching back shoulder throws...Can make plays up and down the sidelines...Not a speed receiver...doesn't run a full tree of routes...Limited after the catch - Lindy''s

(Not written up by Athlon)

Forty: 4.42....BP: 12...3C: 6.77....VJ: 43.5

14
Johnny Dixon
xx
Ohio St   5103 221 x

Not written up by PFW

Team captain...Deep threat who compares favorably to TY Hilton...Injuries a concern

(Not written up by Athlon)

Forty: 4.41...BP: 16...VJ: 37.5

13
Penny Hart
xx
Ohio St   5080 180 x

Interesting small school player....Comp: Taylor Gabriel...Day 3 pick...Speedy and quick...Returns punts and KO's...Long arms for short guy...Tough...Small with small hands...-PFW

Helped himself at Senior Bowl (too fast and too twitchy to handle) - Lindy's

(Not written up by Athlon)

Forty: 4.42U...BP: DNP....VJ: DNP

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