D.K. Metcalf could be the biggest mystery in the entire 2019 wide receiver class. At 6 feet 4 inches, 230 pounds, he has the prototypical frame that NFL scouts envision when searching for the next dominant outside wide receiver. But a string of injuries has severely limited his college production.
Wake Forest wide receiver Greg Dortch recently announced that he would forgo his final two years of college eligibility to declare for the NFL draft. Is he someone dynasty owners should be paying attention to? There are reasons both for optimism and for restraint.
One Weird Trick for Finding Top WR Prospects: Early Declaration and Draft Age – The Wrong Read, No. 53
Welcome to the 53rd installment of The Wrong Read. Does draft age really matter for wide receiver prospects? The truth may surprise you — at least if you’ve been following this column for a little while. As Karl Popper put it, the most important evolutionary advantage of the
After finishing 15th nationally in yards receiving in 2018, Lil’Jordan Humphrey has decided to forgo his senior season at Texas and enter the NFL Draft. Aside from his solid final-season production, the 6-foot-4, 225-pound wide receiver is noted for his size and run-after-catch abilities. Does Humphrey warrant consideration in the
On January 1, 2019, Parris Campbell and the Ohio State Buckeyes take on the Washington Huskies in the Rose Bowl. Campbell was a high profile high school prospect who was a late bloomer in college.
On December 31st, Emanuel Hall will play his final college game for the Missouri Tigers against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the Liberty Bowl. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound senior wide receiver has been mentioned in draft circles as a potential draft day sleeper. But injuries and personal issues have
On December 31st, JJ Arcega-Whiteside will close out his college career at Stanford against the Pitt Panthers in the Sun Bowl. A big-bodied wide receiver from a very athletic family, Arcega-Whiteside should draw plenty of attention from NFL scouts this spring. Where should he rank in the
On December 29, Marquise Brown will lead the Oklahoma Sooners’ wide receiver group against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the Orange Bowl. The 5-foot-10, 168-pound junior has been one of the most explosive WRs in the country this season. Thought to be a potential first-round draft
On December 26, the Minnesota Golden Gophers take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the Quick Lane Bowl. Although Tyler Johnson hasn’t formally declared for the NFL Draft, he has a very intriguing prospect profile.
On December 28th, David Sills V and the West Virginia Mountaineers will take on the Syracuse Orange in the Camping World Bowl. The 6-foot-4-inch, 210-pound senior has been one of the most prolific and efficient touchdown scorers at the wide receiver position we’ve seen in college