A few weeks ago, I briefly profiled Georgia State wide receiver Robert Davis as a small-school WR to watch at the NFL Combine. He did not disappoint.
The NFL combine is quickly approaching, and with it comes our first glance at the 2017 draft class in a controlled workout environment. Fifty-eight prospects invited to the combine received a wide receiver designation, most hailing from FBS schools. There are, however, a few notable WR
Back in November, I profiled Oklahoma wide receiver Dede Westbrook in the midst of a monster seven-game production bonanza. Westbrook finished the season with over 1,500 yards receiving and 17 touchdowns, and won the Biletnikoff Award for the nation’s top wide receiver. However, Westbrook’s resume
Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette recorded just 2 receptions for 11 yards in his most recent showing at the East-West Shrine Game last Saturday. Despite this uninspiring stat line, Robinette has earned an invite to the upcoming Senior Bowl, giving him another chance to display his abilities.
O.J. Howard came to the Alabama Crimson Tide in 2013 as the top high school tight end in the country. Four years later, Howard and the rest of his teammates are preparing for the college football semifinals against the Washington Huskies on December 31st in the Peach Bowl.
Isaiah Ford has led the Virginia Tech Hokies in receptions and receiving yards in each of his first three seasons. Next up is a date with the Arkansas Razorbacks in the Belk Bowl on December 29th.
James Conner is set to complete his impressive collegiate career when the Pittsburgh Panthers face the Northwestern Wildcats in the Pinstripe Bowl on December 28th.
On December 23rd, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will square off against the Navy Midshipmen in the Armed Forces Bowl. The game currently sports a 67-point over/under, due in large part to the Bulldogs’ potent passing game featuring junior wide receiver Carlos Henderson.
As one of just four players since 2000 to accumulate 4,000 yards rushing and 1,000 yards receiving, running back Elijah McGuire’s collegiate finale is slated for Saturday, Dec. 17th when the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns square off with the Southern Miss Golden Eagles in the New Orleans Bowl.
Wyoming running back Brian Hill is not a household name. Even for avid college football followers, Hill is likely to get lost in the discussion of 2017 draft-eligible RBs.