Slimm's 2018 Wide Receivers (Underclassman)

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  1. TedSlimmJr

    TedSlimmJr Hartselle Tigers (15-0) 5-A State Champ

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    1. Courtland Sutton / SMU / 6'4", 215

    2. Christian Kirk / Texas A&M / 5'11", 200

    3. Calvin Ridley / Alabama / 6'1", 188

    4. Deon Cain / Clemson / 6'1", 210

    5. Auden Tate / Florida St. / 6'5", 225

    6. Deebo Samuel / S. Carolina / 6'0", 205

    7. Parris Campbell / Ohio St. / 6'1", 208

    8. Simmie Cobbs / Indiana / 6'4", 212

    9. Antonio Callaway / Florida / 5'11", 197

    10. Equanimeous St. Brown / Notre Dame / 6'5", 205

    11. D.J. Moore / Maryland / 5'11", 215

    12. Gary Jennings / W. Virginia / 6'2", 202

    13. Tre'Quan Smith / UCF / 6'1", 210

    14. Jaylen Smith / Louisville / 6'4", 210

    15. Keke Coutee / Texas Tech / 5'11", 180

    16. Tyre McCants / S. Florida / 5'11", 219

    17. Byron Pringle / Kansas St. / 6'2", 205

    18. J.J. Arcega-Whiteside / Stanford / 6'3", 218

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    19. Jauan Jennings / Tennessee / 6'3", 205

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    20. Deontay Burnett / USC / 6'0", 170

    21. Anthony Johnson / Buffalo / 6'2", 207

    22. David Sills / W. Virginia / 6'3", 201

    23. Mike Dudek / Illinois / 5'11", 185

    24. DeAndre McNeal / FAU / 6'1", 215

    25. Nick Westbrook / Indiana / 6'3", 215

    26. Terren Encalade / Tulane / 6'0", 195

    27. Nyqwan Murray / Florida St. / 5'11", 176

    28. Jaelan Austin / TCU / 6'2", 202

    29. Ventell Bryant / Temple / 6'3", 189

    30. Chris Platt / Baylor / 5'11", 170

    31. Anthony Ratliff-Williams** / N. Carolina / 6'1", 205

    32. Tyre Brady / Marshall / 6'3", 208

    33. KeeSean Johnson / Fresno St. / 6'2", 202

    34. Jon'Vea Johnson / Toledo / 6'0", 185

    35. Olabisi Johnson / Colorado St. / 6'0", 190

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    36. Terry Godwin / Georgia / 5'11", 185

    37. James Gardner / Miami (OH) / 6'4", 212

    38. Justin Hobbs / Tulsa / 6'4", 207

    39. Trenton Irwin / Stanford / 6'2", 199

    40. Kahlil Lewis / Cincinnati / 6'0", 205

    41. John Burt / Texas / 6'3", 189

    42. Stephen Louis / N.C. State / 6'2", 215

    43. Jerrod Heard / Texas / 6'3", 201 (Former QB made the switch to WR last year. Like the way he already catches with his hands and doesn't let the ball get into his body. Significant upside.)

    44. DaMarkus Lodge / Ole Miss / 6'2", 190

    45. Keenan Barnes / UL-Lafayette / 6'3", 208

    46. Marcus Green / UL-Monroe / 5'8", 190

    47. Penny Hart / Georgia St. / 5'8", 180














    Slot/Return Specialist:

    1. Richie James / MTSU / 5'9", 180

    2. Hunter Renfrow / Clemson / 5'11", 180

    3. Chico McClatcher / Washington / 5'7", 180

    4. Ray Ray McCloud / Clemson / 5'10", 180

    5. C.J. Sanders / Notre Dame / 5'8", 185

    6. Quadree Henderson / Pittsburgh / 5'8", 190

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    7. Steve Sims Jr. / Kansas / 5'10", 176

    8. KaVontae Turpin / TCU / 5'9", 155
     
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    I didn't give you enough credit for ranking Sutton #1. I thought he'd be the consensus #1, but I see Todd McShay ranked him 5th - terrible look! And, I've seen him ranked between 2nd and 4th in other publications.
     
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    Sutton is a monster. He was my #3 eligible underclassman WR last year as a RS sophomore.

    Although I understand if McShay is extremely high on Ridley and Christian Kirk. I'd be interested in knowing who he has ranked ahead of Sutton and reasoning behind it if he provided any.
     
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    He has D. Clark and A. Callaway - in addition to Ridley and Kirk - ahead of Sutton. Have to be an ESPN Insider to see his reasoning, and I'm not, but here's his top 10. The slideshow loads super slow, but the photos are in order (10-1), so you won't have to click on it. I'm a big Kirk fan, and I like Ridley, too, but I think Sutton has some space between him and the next guy.

    http://247sports.com/Gallery/Todd-M...de-receivers-for-the-2018-NFL-draft-106193559
     
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    TedSlimmJr Hartselle Tigers (15-0) 5-A State Champ

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    I figured he'd be high on Ridley and Kirk. Only issue with Ridley is age. He's already 22 years old and will be 23 in December.

    Antonio Callaway is supremely talented. But he can't stay out of trouble. Literally. I've lost count of his suspensions, and apparently hasn't learned a single thing from 'em.

    Not at all with him on D.J. Chark. I've seen him drop too many passes and he hears footsteps in traffic. Runs like a deer though.

    Carrington was in my top 5 Senior receivers, but like Callaway can't stay out of trouble. He just got kicked out of Oregon. I took him off all together after that.

    Carrington and Callaway have a long list of bad decision making. They've established what I consider a pattern once it reaches a certain point. Both talented enough to rank top 5 among my Senior and Underclassman receivers, but you have to understand they're more character risks. They can both clearly play in the NFL though.
     
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