Slimm's 2019 Wide Receivers (seniors)

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1. Deebo Samuel / S. Carolina / 5'11", 214

2. Emanuel Hall / Missouri / 6'2", 201

3. Parris Campbell / Ohio St. / 6'0", 205

4. Terry McLaurin / Ohio St. / 6'0", 208

5. Stanley Morgan Jr. / Nebraska / 6'0", 202

6. Gary Jennings / W. Virginia / 6'1", 214

7. Andy Isabella / UMASS / 5'9", 188

8. DaMarkus Lodge / Ole Miss / 6'2", 202

9. Cody Thompson / Toledo / 6'1", 205

10. David Sills V / W. Virginia / 6'3", 211

11. Anthony Johnson / Buffalo / 6'2", 209

12. Johnnie Dixon / Ohio St. / 5'10", 201

13. Terry Godwin / Georgia / 5'11", 184

14. Ryan Davis / Auburn / 5'10", 189

15. Tyre Brady / Marshall / 6'3", 211

16. Travis Fulgham / Old Dominion / 6'2", 215

17. KeeSean Johnson / Fresno St. / 6'1", 201

18. Hunter Renfrow / Clemson / 5'10", 184

19. Keelan Doss / UC-Davis / 6'2", 211

20. Jauan Wesley / N. Illinois / 5'11", 182

21. Kelvin McKnight / Samford / 5'8", 186

22. Trevon Brown / E. Carolina / 6'2", 211

23. Jalen Hurd / Baylor / 6'5", 226

24. Jamal Custis / Syracuse / 6'4", 214

25. Olabisi Johnson / Colorado St. / 6'0", 204

26. Jon'Vea Johnson / Toledo / 6'0", 188

27. Steve Sims Jr. / Kansas / 5'9", 176

28. Xavier Ubosi / UAB / 6’2”, 215

29. Deandre Thompkins / Penn St. / 5'11", 192

30. Fred Trevillion / San Diego St. / 6'3", 182

31. Justin Hobbs / Tulsa / 6'4", 230

32. Trenton Irwin / Stanford / 6'2", 204

33. James Gardner / Miami (OH) / 6'4", 217

34. Ron'Quavion Tarver / Utah St. / 6'3", 216

35. Jaelan Austin / TCU / 6'2", 205

36. Felton Davis III / Michigan St. / 6'3", 211

37. Jamire Jordan / Fresno St. / 5'11", 170

38. Jaylen Smith / Louisville / 6'2", 219

39. Shawn Poindexter / Arizona / 6'4", 217

40. A.J. Richardson / Boise St. / 6'0", 212

41. Olamide Zaccheaus / Virginia / 5'8", 190

42. Scott Miller / Bowling Green / 5'10", 170

43. Jonathan Duhart / Old Dominion / 6'3", 218

44. Nyqwan Murray / Florida St. / 5'10", 191

45. Terren Encalade / Tulane / 6'0", 190

46. Ventell Bryant / Temple / 6'3", 200
47. Tyre McCants / S. Florida / 5'11", 240

48. Teddy Veal / LA-Tech / 6'0", 191

49. Chris Finke / Notre Dame / 5'10", 180

50. Marcus Green / UL-Monroe / 5'8", 191

51. KaVontae Turpin / TCU / 5'9", 157
52. Kahlil Lewis / Cincinnati / 5'11", 190

53. Shun Brown / Arizona / 5'10", 188

54. Jesper Horsted / Princeton / 6'3", 224

55. J-Shun Harris / Indiana / 5'8", 172

56. Justin McInnis / Arkansas St. / 6'6", 206

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

58. Dorian Baker / Kentucky / 6'3", 212
 
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Is it me or is this SR class really bad? The only guy that appears to be an NFL Starter (granted I haven't watched them all) is Deebo Samuel and even then he's a #3 WR IMO
 

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It's not bad. Doesn't really stand out as being significantly better or worse than any other Senior WR class. In fact, it's better than last year's Senior WR class in my opinion.

There's more than one NFL starter on this list, and Deebo Samuel is likely more than a #3 receiver.

The main thing with this group of Seniors that stands out are all the wasted seasons and missed games due to injury from some really good players..... Deebo Samuel, Dorian Baker, Cody Thompson, Chris Platt, Mike Dudek, Jauan Jennings, Nick Westbrook, etc.

The list goes on.
 

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Excellent stuff as always, Slimm. One guy I'm higher on is Terran Encalade. Still has rough spots and doesn't create as much separation as he should, but he's tough with the ball in the air, and his RAC is really smooth/natural. Kind of similar to a bigger Albert Wilson. Some things that remind me of Golden Tate, too, but I think Tate would be more like a ceiling than a realistic comparison at this point.
 

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I think what's going to be interesting regarding this Senior class of WR's is how former Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd looks at wide receiver for Baylor. This kid is a former 5-star recruit who has completely transformed and reshaped his body more specifically to a receiver - going from 6'4", 240 when he was toting the rock in Knoxville, to a 6'4", 217 pound WR in Waco.

He was running 4.4, squatting 500 pounds, short shuttle times in the 3.9's, and a vertical of 40" when he was 240 pounds.

My feeling is that Hurd is either going to rise up my rankings in 2018, or fall completely out.
 

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I think what's going to be interesting regarding this Senior class of WR's is how former Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd looks at wide receiver for Baylor. This kid is a former 5-star recruit who has completely transformed and reshaped his body more specifically to a receiver - going from 6'4", 240 when he was toting the rock in Knoxville, to a 6'4", 217 pound WR in Waco.

He was running 4.4, squatting 500 pounds, short shuttle times in the 3.9's, and a vertical of 40" when he was 240 pounds.

My feeling is that Hurd is either going to rise up my rankings in 2018, or fall completely out.
If WR doesn't work out, and with those tools, I wonder if an NFL team would give him a look at CB - assuming he's an UDFA.
 

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If WR doesn't work out, and with those tools, I wonder if an NFL team would give him a look at CB - assuming he's an UDFA.
Who knows. With numbers like that you can just about try him anywhere you want. However, I'm not sure I see a defensive player's mentality.

One of the main things I adore about A.J. Brown and Deebo Samuel is how they play the WR position with a defensive player's mentality.
 

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Really intrigued with Anthony Johnson.

He's cousins with Jadeveon Clowney and Johnathan Joseph.

The guy has some serious skills, it's just going to come down to what he runs. But I think from what you can see of him, you know about what he's going to run, and that's good enough to bring a dominant skill set to the game.

Probably most resembles James Jones or Rishard Matthews from a size/athletic profile standpoint, but I think the skill set is ahead of where those guys were.

Actually his closest comparison may be Chad Johnson. He has that kind of total array of skills, in terms of creating separation, running after the catch, and playing the ball in the air off the defender about as well as you'll see.
 
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Emanuel Hall is almost a 6'3" version of Calvin Ridley the way he uses footwork and jab steps to release. Outstanding route runner. He's always open.
 

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If WR doesn't work out, and with those tools, I wonder if an NFL team would give him a look at CB - assuming he's an UDFA.
He catches the ball about like a cornerback. Struggling with drops. I counted 3 just in the first half against Duke.
 

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We've talked about him before, but what the hell do you do with Tyre McCants?

Probably stick him in the CFL to replace "Thick Nik" Lewis.

But seriously how do you care so little that you get this fat as a wide receiver. And how do you have so much ability, that you can do THIS anyway:


In the NFL he either loses weight or becomes a fullback. That's not a great fit because I don't know that he can block like a fullback, and what LITTLE you see of fullbacks in the NFL nowadays...are real, genuine, lead blocking, Ford pickup types.
 

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We've talked about him before, but what the hell do you do with Tyre McCants?

Probably stick him in the CFL to replace "Thick Nik" Lewis.

But seriously how do you care so little that you get this fat as a wide receiver. And how do you have so much ability, that you can do THIS anyway:


In the NFL he either loses weight or becomes a fullback. That's not a great fit because I don't know that he can block like a fullback, and what LITTLE you see of fullbacks in the NFL nowadays...are real, genuine, lead blocking, Ford pickup types.
Speaking of UMass, Andy Isabella is more dynamic than he's given credit. 4.39 40 coming out of high school, and - as a converted RB - he's really tough with the ball in his hands. Think he'll have one of the best careers of this WR class.
 

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Speaking of UMass, Andy Isabella is more dynamic than he's given credit. 4.39 40 coming out of high school, and - as a converted RB - he's really tough with the ball in his hands. Think he'll have one of the best careers of this WR class.
I think I tweeted about him. He's legit impressive. And also an inevitable Patriot.
 
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