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2015 NFL Draft Prospects: Wide Receivers

The top 2015 wide receiver prospects available for the 2015 NFL Draft. * - denotes 2016 prospect. ** - denotes 2017 prospect.

This page was last updated Dec. 20, 2014. Follow me @walterfootball for updates.

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  1. Amari Cooper*, WR, Alabama
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 210.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.40.
    Projected Round (2015): 1.

    12/20/14: It wasn't a bold prediction by any means, but as we forecasted at the beginning of the year, Cooper is having a huge season that could easily propel him to being a high pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He is the feature receiver in Lane Kiffin's West Coast offense and clearly has the size/speed combination to present a constant mismatch. Cooper looks like a future No. 1 receiver in the NFL. He is a poor man's Sammy Watkins or Julio Jones. Cooper doesn't have Watkins' speed or Jones' size, but he is a similar slightly diminished version of those two.

    Throughout the season, Cooper has shown great route-running, speed, hands, run-after-the-catch ability and skills to fight for 50-50 balls.

    Cooper has 115 receptions for 1,6556 yards with 14 touchdowns in 2014. He dominated Florida (10-201-3), Tennessee (9-224-2) and Auburn (13-224-3). Cooper has dropped some passes though and could stand to get better at beating jams at the line of scrimmage.

    8/27/14: After a rough sophomore season in 2013, there has been buzz that Cooper is healthy and ready to have a big year. Alabama has lost some veteran receivers, so Cooper will be expected to fill the void and help the Crimson Tide break in a new quarterback. When healthy, Cooper can be an explosive play-maker who also has good size.

    It would be surprising if junior doesn't see a lot of targets. He should be a great fit in Lane Kiffin's West Coast offense and Kiffin likes to throw often. At USC, Kiffin locked on to a lead receiver and constantly fed him the ball, see Robert Woods and Marqise Lee. Cooper should be that player for Kiffin in 2014.

    Cooper collected 45 receptions for 736 yards and four touchdowns in 2013, but was dealing with a toe injury that really slowed him down. Cooper had a great freshman season and helped Alabama repeat as National Champions. Even though there were more experienced receivers, Cooper carried the Crimson Tide passing attack. He caught 59 passes for 1,000 yards and 11 touchdowns. No other receiver had 30 receptions or 500 yards through the air.

    Cooper has speed and plays bigger than his size. Some believe that he is in the running as the best wide receiver in the nation.

  2. DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 205.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.60.
    Projected Round (2015): 1-2.

    12/20/14: Parker missed the first seven games of 2014 with a broken left foot. He returned to the field against N.C. State (9-132) and had an impressive game against Florida State (8-214). Parker has only played in five games, but he has 35 receptions for 735 yards and five touchdowns. Parker is a well-rounded receiver with size, quickness, route-running, hands, body control and run-after-the-catch ability.

    8/27/14: Parker played well for Louisville in 2013 despite being hobbled with injuries. He totaled 46 receptions for 743 yards and 11 touchdowns for the year. Parker missed the game against Rutgers with an injury. He is an excellent red-zone weapon and uses his size well to make contested catches. The question with Parker is if he has enough speed.

    In 2012, Parker led the team with 744 yards and 10 touchdowns. His best games came against Pittsburgh (4-153) and Cincinnati (4-120). He struggled to get separation from Florida's quality cornerbacks in the Sugar Bowl. Parker needs to show an improved ability to get open as he will see plenty of double-teams as a senior.

    Personal: Majoring in education. Son of Raneca Parker and Anthony Shelman.

  3. Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 210.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.40.
    Projected Round (2015): 1-2.

    12/20/14: White has been one of the best receivers in college football this year. He has 102 receptions for 1,318 yards and nine touchdowns.

    It took until late October for White to be kept under 100 yards receiving as he was held to three receptions for 27 yards and a score against Oklahoma State. A week earlier, White impressed against Baylor as he totaled eight receptions for 132 yards and two touchdowns to help upset the Bears. White also drew multiple pass interference penalties. Late in the season, his numbers declined as teams sent a lot of bracket coverage his direction.

    The 6-foot-3, 210-pounder has a unique combination with size and quickness. He can get separation and can make contested catches with the strength to outfight defensive backs for the ball. Elite speed could be the only thing missing from his skill set.

    Last year as a junior, White had 35 receptions for 507 yards with five touchdowns after transferring from junior college. He's taken his game to a completely different level in 2014.

    Personal: Son of Tammy and Kevin White. Multidisciplinary studies major.

  4. Sammie Coates*, WR, Auburn
    Height: 6-2. Weight: 201.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.53.
    Projected Round (2015): 1-2.

    12/20/14: Coates was banged up with injuries during the season, plus Auburn struggled to pass the ball. Coates has 30 receptions for 717 yards and four touchdowns for the year and faced some double coverage. He did light up Alabama (5-206) though. If Coates played in a different offense, he easily would have produced a lot more as he has good speed to go along with size.

    Coates is a raw receiver who needs to develop his overall game, including his route-running. He graduated and decided to enter the 2015 NFL Draft.

    8/27/14: Coates is an interesting player. He showed some speed and big-play ability as a sophomore in 2013. However, Auburn's rushing attack opened up a lot of space for receivers downfield with safeties playing the run and not providing help over the top. Coates caught 42 passes for 902 yards with seven touchdowns for the year. He averaged 22 yards per catch.

    If quarterback Nick Marshall improves as a passer, Coates could have a huge junior season. Considering that he is somewhat raw and he plays in a college offense, it might be in his best interest to return for his senior year.

    Personal: Son of Sharon Coates.

  5. Jaelen Strong*, WR, Arizona State
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 212.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.52.
    Projected Round (2015): 1-2.

    12/20/14: This season, Strong has 75 receptions for 1,062 yards and 10 touchdowns. The junior is a big, physical receiver who has some quickness. He doesn't have elite speed, but he is fast enough to get separation. Strong is an excellent weapon in the red zone. If he were faster, he could go higher.

    Strong has put together a string of steady performances for the Sun Devils this year. He held his own going against Washington cornerback Marcus Peters. Strong beat Peters for a 16-yard touchdown on a slant and a 23-yard reception along the sideline. Peters had his share of wins as well. Strong finished with three receptions for 55 yards. A week earlier versus Stanford, Strong had another quality outing with eight receptions for 75 yards and a touchdown.

    In back-to-back games, Strong was a force against the teams from Los Angeles. After hurting UCLA (12-146), he came up with a huge game to push Arizona State to a last-second victory over USC. Strong got that latter game started with a short touchdown catch and followed it up by getting open on a post route for a 77-yard touchdown. On the final play of the game, Strong did a great job of tracking a Hail Mary pass and cutting in front of the defenders to haul in the 46-yard touchdown as time expired on USC. He hauled in 10 receptions for 202 yards with three touchdowns for the game.

    8/27/14: Arizona State coaches have been raving about Strong improving in all aspects of his game heading into the season. He played in the 190s last year and has added strength while increasing his vertical leap. Strong was an instant play-maker for Arizona State in 2013 - his first season of playing time. He had six 100-yard games highlighted by a 12-reception, 168-yard performance against Stanford. For the year, Strong amassed 75 receptions for 1,122 yards with seven scores. He was hobbled by injuries in the second half of the season, but continued to produce.

    Strong has quickness to go with his excellent size. He was wise to return to school and improve before turning pro. Strong was very raw as a sophomore, and if he can continue to develop his route-running and speed, he could be a special player.

    Personal: Because of academic reasons, Strong started out in junior college. He lost his father to leukemia at nine years old.

  6. D'haquille "Duke" Williams*, WR, Auburn
    Height: 6-2. Weight: 216.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.42.
    Projected Round (2015): 1-2.

    12/20/14: Prior to a knee injury, Williams was leading Auburn in receiving and took advantage of teams sending extra coverage toward Sammie Coates. Williams totaled 45 receptions for 730 yards with five touchdowns in his shortened sesaon. His average of 16 yards per catch illustrates that he has speed to go along with size. Williams is a raw receiver, as one could expect given his lack of experience. He needs to improve his route-running and hands. Williams dropped some passes deep downfield that could have gone for big plays. He should return for his senior year, but is considering entering the 2015 NFL Draft.

    Williams played at Mississippi Gulf Coast community college before enrolling at Auburn in 2014.

    Personal: Son of Janie and Edward Williams. One of seven children. Liberal arts major.

  7. Ty Montgomery, WR, Stanford
    Height: 6-2. Weight: 215.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.47.
    Projected Round (2015): 1-2.

    12/20/14: In 2014, Montgomery has 61 receptions for 604 yards with three scores. The senior has 144 yards on the ground (6.3 average) with a touchdown, too. As for special teams, he has averaged 17.1 yards per punt return with two scores and 25.2 yards per kick return. Montgomery missed the regular-season finale against UCLA with a shoulder injury.

    In speaking with an NFL general manager, he named Montgomery as one of the players who impressed him the most during the early going of the 2014 season. Montgomery has shown his speed, strength, and big-play ability. He has to improve his hands as he had a lot of drops against Notre Dame in wet conditions.

    8/27/14: A sleeper receiver who goes under the radar but could rise up in stature this season is Montgomery. He has a serious combination of size and speed. If Stanford gets more consistent quarterback play and decides to give Montgomery more opportunities, he could have a huge season.

    Montgomery has been a contributor for Stanford since his freshman year. His best season came as a junior in 2013 when he caught 61 passes for 958 yards with 10 touchdowns. Montgomery could have produced more if Kevin Hogan had played more consistently. Montgomery had 26 catches for 213 yards in 2012 after recording 24 receptions for 350 yards with two scores as a freshman in 2011.

    Montgomery has some speed to go along with his size. He also is one of the best kick returners in the nation. Montgomery was second in the nation in kick returns in 2013 with an average of 30 yards per return with two touchdown returns.

  8. Dorial Green-Beckham*, WR, Oklahoma
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 220.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
    Projected Round (2015): 1-3.

    12/20/14: The NCAA ruled that Green-Beckham was ineligible to play in 2014. In a few months, he will have to decide whether to return to Oklahoma or jump to the NFL. His odds of being a high first-round pick are better if he were to play at Oklahoma in 2015 and avoid any off-the-field issues between now and the 2016 NFL Draft. However, sources say that Green-Beckham is leaning toward entering the 2015 NFL Draft.

    8/27/14: Green-Beckham would be in the top three on this list if it weren't for off-the-field issues. He landed at Oklahoma and the school has petitioned the NCAA to let Green-Beckham play this season. At this time, a decision by the NCAA has not been made.

    Green-Beckham was one of the top recruits in the nation and has often been compared to Cincinnati Bengals stud receiver A.J. Green. Playing for Missouri, Green-Beckham had 28 receptions for 395 yards and five touchdowns in 2012. It looked like he was just scratching the surface of his talent. Green-Beckham has the physical skills to be a high first-round pick.

    In 2013, Green-Beckham totaled 59 receptions for 883 yards with 12 touchdowns. He finished the regular season strongly with impressive performances against Texas A&M (7-93-1) and Auburn (6-144-2) in the SEC Championship Game.

    Green-Beckham has an immense skill set with upside to develop, but he may have killed his shot at being a high first-round pick by getting kicked off the Missouri team.

    Personal: Son of John and Tracy Beckham.

  9. Devin Smith, WR, Ohio State
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 197.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.40.
    Projected Round (2015): 1-3.

    12/20/14: Smith has only 30 receptions on the season, but has been a home-run hitter with 11 touchdowns and 799 yards. For the NFL, Smith looks like a dangerous deep-threat receiver who can take the top off a defense. He's averaged 27 yards per reception in 2014. Smith is a late riser who could end up being an early-round pick.

    Smith made 44 catches for 660 yards with eight touchdowns in 2013. As a sophomore, he had 30 receptions for 618 yards and six scores. His freshman season saw him chip in 14 for 294 and four touchdowns.

  10. Nelson Agholor*, WR, USC
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 190.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.50.
    Projected Round (2015): 1-3.

    12/20/14: In 2014, Agholar has 97 receptions for 1,223 yards and 11 touchdowns. He made some huge, clutch catches to help USC beat Stanford. Agholor also destroyed California. He needs to improve his hands as he is prone to some drops. Agholor is a quick receiver who lacks elite speed, but he is a good route-runner who is dangerous after the catch. Agholor also could contribute on special teams in the NFL.

    8/27/14: Agholor looks very similar to other USC wide receiver prospects. He has decent size and speed, but may not be elite in any category. Agholor should be the Trojans' No. 1 receiver in 2014, so it wouldn't be surprising if his production increased.

    With Marqise Lee drawing lots of attention in 2013, Agholor broke out. The sophomore replaced Robert Woods as a starter in 2013 and had a solid debut. Agholor outproduced Lee for the year with 56 receptions for 918 yards and six scores. In 2012, Agholor had 18 catches for 341 yards and two touchdowns. He has some special teams ability as well.

  11. Justin Hardy, WR, East Carolina
    Height: 6-0. Weight: 188.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.49.
    Projected Round (2015): 2-4.

    12/20/14: Hardy recorded 98 receptions for 1,194 yards and eight touchdowns during the regular season. He was shut down against Virginia Tech when he was matched up against Kendall Fuller. Hardy caught three touchdowns against SMU (8-120) and had a huge day against Connecticut (14-186).

    8/27/14: Hardy had a huge junior season with 114 receptions for 1,284 yards and eight touchdowns. As a sophomore, he totaled 88 catches for 1,105 yards with 11 scores. In his freshman year, Hardy caught 64 for 658 yards with six touchdowns. Hardy isn't the biggest receiver, but he knows how to get open.

    Personal: Graduated in May of 2013.

  12. Devin Funchess*, WR/TE, Michigan
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 230.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.64.
    Projected Round (2015): 2-4.

    12/20/14: In 2014, Funchess notched 62 receptions for 733 yards and four touchdowns. He had a nagging leg injury that bothered him during the season.

    Funchess is potentially a special prospect as a tight end, but his value decreases as a receiver. Funchess dropped a number of passes against Michigan State that could have gone for big plays. He showed a lack of ability to win contested catches and that is concerning for a receiver who isn't a true speed threat. Funchess also struggled to get off of the Spartans' press coverage. Adding strength for tight end to improve his blocking would be the best path for Funchess to pursue as a prospect.

    8/27/14: Funchess is moving to wide receiver as a junior, but the NFL will see more value in him as a tight end. There are plenty of big receivers who don't have elite speed, but dangerous receiving tight ends are harder to find.

    Funchess showed some serious receiving ability in 2013. He was an All-Big Ten First-Team selection and the Big Ten tight end of the year. Funchess had 49 receptions for 748 yards and six touchdowns. That yardage set a Michigan record for a tight end in a single season. He had impressive games against Ohio State (4-41-1), Michigan State (6-66), Penn State (4-112-2) and Minnesota (7-151-1). Funchess has the speed to beat defenders and great length to make catches over them.

    Funchess recorded 15 catches for 234 yards and five scores as a freshman in 2012. He'll need should fill out his frame with another 10-20 pounds of muscle for the NFL, plus improve his run blocking.

  13. Deontay Greenberry*, WR, Houston
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 200.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
    Projected Round (2015): 2-4.

    12/20/14: Greenberry has 68 receptions for 756 yards and four touchdowns this year. He has good size, but if he has the speed to separate from NFL-caliber cornerbacks isn't clear. Greenberry should return for his senior year.

    8/27/14: Greenberry was the first "five star" recruit to sign with Houston. He made an immediate impact as a freshman in 2012 with 47 receptions for 569 yards and three touchdowns. Greenberry upped his game as a sophomore with 82 receptions for 1,202 yards and 11 touchdowns.

    The junior has size to go with speed. It wouldn't be surprising if Greenberry has massive production in 2014.

  14. Rashad Greene, WR, Florida State
    Height: 6-0. Weight: 180.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.50.
    Projected Round (2015): 3-4.

    12/20/14: In speaking with NFL sources, they really like Greene as a player, but have major size and durability concerns for him at the next level. They say that Greene is very thin and isn't very sudden or fast, but he is a smooth receiver with great hands. They view Greene as more of a backup.

    In 2014, Greene has 93 receptions for 1,306 yards with seven touchdowns. He got his senior year off to a great start with 11 receptions for 203 yards and a touchdown against Oklahoma State. Green also made some huge plays to help Florida State avoid upsets to Clemson (9-135), N.C. State (11-125) and Notre Dame (8-108).

    8/27/14: Greene (6-0, 180) was the Seminoles' leading receiver during their championship run in 2013. He is a very reliable and clutch receiver to move the chains. It was clear that Greene was Jameis Winston's favorite receiver and most trusted wide out. Greene put on display excellent hands and route-running. He totaled 76 receptions for 1,128 yards and nine touchdowns for the season.

    Greene was the Seminoles' leading receiver as a sophomore and freshman, too. He caught 57 passes for 741 yards with six touchdowns in 2012 and 38 balls for 596 yards and seven touchdowns in 2011.

    Greene has the talent to produce more, but Florida State spread the ball around. He could see more targets from Winston in 2014 now that Kelvin Benjamin is in the NFL. Florida State lost other wide outs and are very inexperienced at the position outside of Greene.

  15. Stefon Diggs*, WR, Maryland
    Height: 6-0. Weight: 190.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.39.
    Projected Round (2015): 3-4.

    12/20/14: In 2014, Diggs has caught 52 passes for 654 yards and five touchdowns. He missed three games after suffering a lacerated kidney against Penn State. Diggs is supposed to play in Maryland's bowl game and is considering entering the 2015 NFL Draft.

    8/23/15: Maryland is counting on Diggs to be a big-time play-maker on offense and special teams in 2014. He is an explosive weapon and a deep scoring threat. Diggs could be even better this coming season due to the experience he's gained. It wouldn't be a surprise if Diggs is one of the top play-makers in all of college football as a junior.

    Diggs was off to a great start in the early part of 2013. The sophomore recorded 34 receptions for 587 yards (17.3 average) and three touchdowns before breaking his right fibula in October. That cause him to miss the rest of the season.

    Diggs was one of the top recruits in the nation and decided to stay local by attending Maryland. He caught 54 passes for 848 yards with six touchdowns in 2012. The freshman had a big impact on special teams as well. Diggs averaged 10 yards per punt return and 28.5 yards on his kick returns. He had two kicks brought back for touchdowns.

  16. Sterling Shepard*, WR, Oklahoma
    Height: 5-10. Weight: 195.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.42.
    Projected Round (2015): 3-4.

    12/20/14: Shepard (5-10, 195) is undersized, but he's been a play-maker for the Sooners. While he isn't tall, he's put together pretty well and has the quickness to burn defenses for big plays. In 2014, Shepard has 50 receptions for 957 yards with five touchdowns. He turned in huge games against TCU (7-215) and Kansas State (15-197). Shepard missed the final four games with an injury.

    Shepard recorded 51 receptions for 603 yards and seven scores in 2013. As a freshman, he had 45 catches for 621 yards and three touchdowns.

    Personal: Son of Cheri and the late Derrick Shepard. Political science major.

  17. Dres Anderson, WR, Utah
    Height: 6-2. Weight: 190.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
    Projected Round (2015): 3-4.

    12/20/14: Anderson hauled in 22 receptions for 355 yards and four touchdowns in seven games. He suffered a knee injury in late October that ruled him out for the rest of the season. Anderson has accepted an invitation to play at the Senior Bowl.

    8/27/14: Anderson had a breakout year for the Utes in 2013. He hauled in 53 passes for 1,002 yards with seven touchdowns. Anderson also contributed as an underclassmen with 36 catches for 365 yards and three scores. In 2011 he had 23 catches for 355 yards and three scores.

    Personal: Dres is the son of Lolita and Willie "Flipper" Anderson. Flipper Anderson played from 1988-1997 with the Broncos, Redskins, Colts and Rams.

  18. Davaris Daniels, WR, Notre Dame
    Height: 6-2. Weight: 190.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.59.
    Projected Round (2015): 3-4.

    12/20/14: Daniels was suspended for the season by Notre Dame.

    8/27/14: Daniels is currently suspended for academic dishonesty. His family believes he will be cleared of wrongdoing and reinstated to the team.

    Despite dealing with bad quarterback play in 2013, Daniels managed 49 receptions for 745 yards and seven touchdowns. He has nice size and some quickness. Daniels was suspended from Notre Dame in the spring for academic issues, but was presumed to be on course to be reinstated for football season.

    Daniels had a good 2012 season. The freshman registered 31 catches for 490 yards. He missed two regular season games with a broken collarbone, but returned against Alabama for the National Championship. Daniels rose to the occasion with six receptions for 115 yards against the Crimson Tide.

  19. Josh Harper, WR, Fresno State
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 185.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.49.
    Projected Round (2015): 3-4.

    12/20/14: Harper has 86 receptions for 1,072 yards and seven touchdowns thus far in 2014.

    8/27/14: Harper's numbers are likely to decline with Derek Carr moving on to the NFL. In 2013, Harper caught 79 receptions for 1,011 yards with 13 touchdowns. The previous year, he had 24 receptions for 333 yards and four scores in five games. The sophomore missed one game with a hamstring before a sports hernia ended his season. As a redshirt freshman, Harper had 35 catches for 497 yards and five scores.

    Personal: Son of Willie and Roxane Harper.

  20. Devante Davis, WR, UNLV
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 215.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.54.
    Projected Round (2015): 3-5.

    12/20/14: While missing five games, Davis recorded 34 receptions for 599 yards and four touchdowns in 2014. He has good size, and at the Senior Bowl, he'll illustrate whether he has the speed to get separation. It's good for Davis' draft stock that he landed an invitation to Mobile.

    Davis caught 87 passes for 1,290 yards with 14 touchdowns in 2013. He reeled in 61 catches for 854 yards and four scores as a sophomore.

  21. Dezmin Lewis, WR, Central Arkansas
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 210.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.56.
    Projected Round (2015): 3-5.

    12/20/14: Lewis is a big-bodied receiver who could end up being a mid-round pick. He totaled 64 receptions for 945 yards and nine touchdowns in 2014. Lewis impressed enough to receive an invitation to the Senior Bowl. If he can achieve separation via quickness and route-running, his stock could rise.

  22. Tyler Lockett, WR, Kansas State
    Height: 5-11. Weight: 175.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.41.
    Projected Round (2015): 3-5.

    12/20/14: This year, Lockett has 93 catches for 1,351 yards and nine touchdowns. He is averaging 21 yards per kick and 20 yards per punt. Lockett is fast with the ability to stretch a defense over the top. Lockett is a slot receiver candidate, but he needs to improve his hands. Lockett has to add weight for the next level, too.

    8/27/14: The speedy Lockett was a play-maker for Kansas State in 2013. He caught 81 passes for 1,262 yards with 11 touchdowns. The season before, Lockett had 44 receptions for 687 yards and four scores. He projects to the NFL as a slot receiver.

    Personal: Son of Kevin Lockett and Nicole Edwards. Majoring in business management.

  23. Chris Harper*, WR, California
    Height: 5-11. Weight: 175.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.56.
    Projected Round (2015): 3-5.

    12/20/14: Harper made 52 catches for 634 yards and six touchdowns for the year.

    8/27/14: Harper had a quality season on a bad team in 2013 as he caught 70 receptions for 852 yards and five touchdowns. Against Ohio State, Harper gave the Buckeyes a lot of problems as he hauled in six for 115 yards and a score. The sophomore absolutely destroyed Washington State with 14 catches for 231 yards and a scores. As a freshman, he had 41 receptions for 544 yards with two scores.

    Harper could use more strength on his frame.

  24. Shaq Roland*, WR, South Carolina
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 176.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
    Projected Round (2015): 3-5.

    12/20/14: Roland has 26 catches for 356 yards and four scores thus far this year. He played well against East Carolina and Georgia, but did next to nothing against Texas A&M (1-2) and Missouri (1-4). Roland should return for his senior year.

    8/27/14: It wouldn't be surprising if Roland rises during his junior and/or senior year. He has speed to go along with size.

    In 10 games in 2013, Roland caught 25 passes for 455 yards with five touchdowns. The sophomore averaged 18 yards per reception. As a freshman, he had five receptions for 80 yards and a score.

    Roland was a highly sought after recruit and was the fourth-straight South Carolina "Mr. Football" to pick the Gamecocks. The others were Stephon Gilmore, Marcus Lattimore and Jadeveon Clowney.

  25. Antwan Goodley, WR, Baylor
    Height: 5-11. Weight: 220.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.50.
    Projected Round (2015): 3-5.

    12/20/14: Goodley was slowed by a quad injury this season. He played only briefly in the season opener and didn't record a catch. After missing two games, Goodley returned to the lineup and made six receptions for 114 yards against Iowa State. He put together big games against TCU (8-158) and West Virginia (9-132). In 2014, Goodley has 51 receptions for 737 yards with six touchdowns. He is built more like a running back.

    8/27/14: Goodley isn't tall, but he is built thickly and has the speed to make plays downfield. With Terrance Williams in the NFL and Tevin Reese injured, Goodley had a breakout 2013 as Baylor's leading receiver. He caught 71 passes for 1,339 yards with 13 touchdowns.

    Goodley can stretch the field vertically and could be a nice weapon as a slot receiver. In Baylor's high-scoring offense, he should produce a big senior season with Bryce Petty.

    Personal: Son of Antwan Goodley and LaSandra Bowers. Majoring in general studies.

  26. Quinshad Davis*, WR, North Carolina
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 215.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.59.
    Projected Round (2015): 3-5.

    12/20/14: Davis recorded 38 receptions for 440 yards and six touchdowns during the regular season.

    8/27/14: Davis had an impressive 2012 season as the leading receiver for North Carolina. The freshman caught 61 passes for 776 yards and five touchdowns. In the final three games of the season, Davis totaled 417 yards on 32 receptions and three touchdowns.

    Davis' production surprisingly dipped as a sophomore, but the North Carolina offense struggled with inconsistent quarterback play as Bryn Renner was injured. Davis had 48 catches for 730 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2013.

    Davis should be poised for a big 2014 season as North Carolina will turn to him with Eric Ebron in the NFL. Davis has the size and speed to be a mismatch receiver, and the Tar Heels plan on him being the featured player of their offense.

  27. Malcolm Mitchell*, WR, Georgia
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 195.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.57.
    Projected Round (2015): 3-5.

    12/20/14: Mitchell missed the first four games of the year, but returned to the field for Georgia in limited duty. He has 28 catches for 229 yards and three scores in eight games. Mitchell should return to the Bulldogs for 2015.

    8/27/14: Mitchell's season ended before it began as he tore an ACL in the 2013 opener against Clemson. He could easily rise up the rankings as a junior and senior.

    Mitchell was the second and third option for two seasons behind the likes of Tavarress King and Orson Charles. Mitchell totaled 40 receptions for 572 yards and four touchdowns in 2012. The sophomore also averaged 23 yards per kick return.

    Mitchell has some serious speed and explosiveness. He could produce a big 2014 season as the No. 1 receiver for Georgia.

  28. Charone Peake*, WR, Clemson
    Height: 6-2. Weight: 205.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.57.
    Projected Round (2015): 4-6.

    12/20/14: Peake has 10 receptions for 80 yards with two touchdowns this year, but missed six games with a knee injury. It was reported to be inflammation in the knee that he injured last year with a torn ACL.

    8/27/14: Peake recorded five receptions for 58 yards against Georgia in the 2013 season opener, but he left some plays on the field. To make matters worse, Peake tore an ACL a few days later and was done for the year. He caught 25 receptions for 172 yards with two touchdowns as a sophomore in 2012.

    Peake has a combination of size and speed, but it will be interesting to see if he needs a year before he's back to 100 percent. If that's the case, Peake should return for his senior year rather then enter the 2015 NFL Draft.

  29. Vince Mayle, WR, Washington State
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 219.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.57.
    Projected Round (2015): 4-6.

    12/20/14: Mayle produced a big senior year for Washington State. In the Cougars' aerial offense, he caught 106 passes for 1,483 yards with nine touchdowns. Mayle will participate at the Senior Bowl. He lit up some of the weaker secondaries he played against and was decent against Oregon (7-75) and Stanford (6-78). Mayle had 42 receptions for 539 yards and seven scores in 2013.

  30. Austin Hill*, WR, Arizona
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 212.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.58.
    Projected Round (2014): 4-6.

    12/20/14: Hill has shown glimpses of his old form, but has't been consistent. He has 45 receptions for 605 yards with four touchdowns.

    8/27/14: Hill didn't play in 2013 after tearing his ACL in the spring. He had a massive 2012 season for Arizona and was one of the top receivers in the Pac-12. Hill caught 81 passes for 1,364 yards and 11 touchdowns. The sophomore absolutely destroyed USC with 10 catches for 259 yards. He also had big games against Stanford (11-165-2) and Nevada (8-175-2). It was a tremendous season that saw him become Matt Scott's No. 1 receiver.

    Hill had 21 catches for 311 yards and two touchdowns as a freshman backup.

    Personal: Psychology major.

  31. Jamison Crowder, WR, Duke
    Height: 5-9. Weight: 175.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.52.
    Projected Round (2015): 4-6.

    12/20/14: The undersized Crowder produced a good regular season for the Blue Devils with 78 receptions for 942 yards with six touchdowns. For the NFL, Crowder is a speedy, slot receiver, but the senior may not have the size to stick at the next level.

    As a junior, Crowder made 108 catches for 1,360 yards with eight touchdowns. He had 76 receptions for 1,074 yards and eight scores as a sophomore.

    Personal: Son of Brenda and James Crowder. Majoring in sociology.

  32. Christion Jones, WR, Alabama
    Height: 5-11. Weight: 187.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.45.
    Projected Round (2015): 4-6.

    12/20/14: Jones hauled in 19 receptions for 264 yards and one touchdown during the 2014 regular season. He averaged 25 yards per kick return. For the NFL, Jones is a backup receiver who will have to earn a roster spot as a returner. He averaged 8.4 yards per punt return and 25 yards per kick return.

    8/27/14: Jones had a coming-out party in the 2013 season opener against Virginia Tech. He did his best Devin Hester with a punt return (74 yards) and a kick return (93 yards) for a touchdown in the first half. The kick return was especially impressive as Jones spun off a tackle to break free down the sideline. In the third quarter, he streaked down the field and made an over-the-shoulder catch for a 38-yard touchdown. Jones doesn't receive a lot of targets in the passing game, but he has continued to produce as a returner.

    Jones had 36 receptions for 349 yards with two touchdowns in 2013. He averaged 14.4 yards per punt return with 29.3 yards per kick return. Jones entered 2013 with 25 career receptions for 328 yards with four touchdowns. He had averaged 10.6 yards per punt return.

  33. Damiere Byrd, WR, South Carolina
    Height: 5-9. Weight: 170.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.39.
    Projected Round (2015): 4-6.

    11/22/14: Byrd has caught 14 passes for 197 yards and two touchdowns in 2014.

    8/27/14: Byrd is extremely fast, but he hasn't had a season of big production during his college career. In 2013, Byrd hauled in 33 receptions for 575 yards as a junior. As a sophomore, he had 14 receptions for 366 yards. Byrd needs to produce more as a senior.

  34. Breshad Perriman, WR, Central Florida
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 214.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.54.
    Projected Round (2015): 4-6.

    12/20/14: Perriman totaled 41 receptions for 906 yards and nine touchdowns during the regular season. He had some issues with dropped passes. Perriman should return for his senior year.

    8/27/14: Perriman was a solid receiver for Central Florida in 2013. He caught 39 receptions for 811 yards and four touchdowns. As a freshman, Perriman had 26 catches for 388 yards and three touchdowns. With Blake Bortles in the NFL, Perriman will have to work with a new quarterback in 2014 and that could impact his production.

    Personal: Son of Brett and Laundria Perriman. Father Brett played 10 years in the NFL as a wide receiver for New Orleans and Detroit.

  35. Nelson Spruce*, WR, Colorado
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 195.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.61.
    Projected Round (2015): 4-6.

    12/20/14: Spruce was one of the most productive wideouts in the nation in 2014. He totaled 106 catches for 1,198 yards and 12 touchdowns. In 2013, Spruce caught 55 receptions for 650 yards and four touchdowns as the No. 2 receiver with Paul Richardson. If Spruce returns to school and continues to produce against the Pac-12 opponents, his stock will surely rise.

  36. Pig Howard*, WR, Tennessee
    Height: 5-8. Weight: 187.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.51.
    Projected Round (2015): 5-7.

    12/20/14: Howard has flashed some ability to be a play-maker, but his size hurts his draft prospects. In 2014, he has 52 receptions for 589 yards and a touchdown. He has rushed for 72 yards on 13 carries with two scores. Howard should return for his senior year.

    8/27/14: The diminutive receiver was an occasional play-maker for the Volunteers' offense in 2013. He led Tennessee with 44 receptions for 388 yards with three touchdowns. The sophomore also ran the ball 18 times for 93 yards. Howard could produce more after gaining experience and getting more consistent quarterback play.

    Personal: Son of Vonetta Burch. Cousin of Green Bay Packers safety HaHa Clinton-Dix. Real name is Alton Quamine Howard.

  37. Kasen Williams, WR, Washington
    Height: 6-2. Weight: 216.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
    Projected Round (2014): 5-7.

    12/20/14: Williams recorded 15 receptions for 116 yards and two touchdowns in the 2014 regular season. He wasn't used much by Washington's new coaching staff and could have been slowed down by lingering issues from his 2013 injury.

    8/27/14: Williams played well for Washington in 2013 with 29 receptions for 421 yards and a touchdown. He fractured his leg in late October and missed the final five contests.

    Williams had a very impressive sophomore season. Even though the Huskies had a tremendous tight end in Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Williams ended up leading the team in receiving. He did that despite quarterback Keith Price having a disappointing junior year. Williams totaled 77 receptions for 878 yards and six touchdowns in 2012. His only 100-yard receiving game of the season came against Stanford (10-129).

    Williams has good size with exceptional leaping ability to make catches over defenders. The senior needs to use 2014 to show the speed and quickness to consistently get separation. He hurt his stock in 2013 with a traffic arrest on suspicion of DUI.

  38. Bralon Addison*, WR, Oregon
    Height: 5-10. Weight: 190.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.48.
    Projected Round (2015): 5-7.

    12/20/14: Addison didn't play in 2014.

    8/27/14: In the spring, Addison tore his ACL and that puts his 2014 season in doubt. Addison had a breakout 2013 season and some big games with Marcus Mariota. With Oregon losing some play-makers, Addison could be in store for a lot of opportunities in 2014. The sophomore hauled in 61 receptions for 890 yards with seven scores in 2013. He had 22 catches for 243 yards and three scores as a freshman. Addison could be the No. 1 receiver for Mariota in 2014 if he can get back on the field.

    Personal: Son of Julias Addison and Sonya Swindell.

  39. Matt Miller, WR, Boise State
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 220.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.56.
    Projected Round (2015): 6-FA.

    12/20/14: Miller totaled 28 receptions for 461 yards and three touchdowns in his five games. He missed the remainder of the season after having surgery to repair ligament damage in his left leg. Miller looks like a big possession receiver candidate for the NFL.

    8/27/14: Miller has good size and some quickness. He caught 88 passes for 1,140 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2013. Miller provided a nice 2011 season as a redshirt freshman for quarterback Kellen Moore. Miller started eight games and set Broncos freshman receiving records with 62 receptions for 679 yards and nine touchdowns. He was solid with 66 receptions for 769 yards and five touchdowns in 2012.

  40. Levi Norwood, WR, Baylor
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 180.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
    Projected Round (2015): 6-FA.

    12/20/14: Norwood has 29 catches for 255 yards and two touchdowns this year. A wrist injury caused him to miss three contests. Norwood was supplanted by K.D Cannon and sophomore Corey Coleman.

    8/27/14: Norwood contributed the past two seasons while playing behind other receivers. He chipped in 40 catches for 487 yards with a score in 2012. Norwood produced some big plays for the Bears in 2013 with 47 receptions for 733 yards and eight touchdowns. The senior should see more targets in 2014.

  41. Jaxon Shipley, WR, Texas
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 193.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.51.
    Projected Round (2015): 7-FA.

    12/20/14: Shipley made 58 receptions for 571 yards and one touchdown during the regular season.

    8/27/14: In 2013, Shipley hauled in 56 passes for 589 yards and one touchdown. As a freshman in 2011, he caught 44 passes for 607 yards and three touchdowns in five starts. Shipley started 10 games in 2012 and totaled 59 receptions for 737 yards.

    Personal: Son of Bob Shipley, coach at Brownwood High School in Brownwood, Texas. Younger brother of Jordan Shipley.

  42. Andre Debose*, WR, Florida
    Height: 6-0. Weight: 190.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.38.
    Projected Round (2015): 7-FA.

    12/20/14: Debose was supposed to be a bigger part of the Gators' passing offense, but he had only one reception for negative three yards. With Florida's awful quarterback play, Debose and the receivers have had zero opportunity to shine. In return duties, Debose has averaged 25 yards per kick and 14 yards per punt with one for a touchdown. Special teams is Debose's only hope to stick on an NFL roster.

    8/27/14: Florida was planning on featuring Debose in 2013, but he tore his ACL in training camp and was out for the season. He wisely decided to return to Florida and be a sixth-year senior in 2014. Debose was phased out and passed up on the depth chart for the Gators in 2012. He has some potential as a kick and punt returner. Debose returned a kick 100 yards for a touchdown against Louisville in the Sugar Bowl. The junior averaged 28.3 yards per kick return.

    Debose showed what he is capable of in 2011 when he, separately, burned both LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne and Alabama cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick for 65-yard touchdown receptions in back-to-back games. Both Claiborne and Kirkpatrick were top-20 picks in the 2012 NFL Draft.

    Debose caught 16 passes for 432 yards and four touchdowns in 2011. The redshirt sophomore also returned kickoffs and averaged 27 yards per return. Debose has great speed and is a home-run threat.

  43. Tommy Shuler, WR, Marshall
    Height: 5-7. Weight: 188.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.59.
    Projected Round (2015): 7-FA.

    12/20/14: Shuler has 74 receptions for 953 yards and eight touchdowns this season.

    8/27/14: Shuler caught 106 passes for 1,165 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2013. He took advantage of double-teams on Aaron Dobson in 2012 and produced a massive sophomore season. Shuler caught 110 passes for 1,138 yards and six touchdowns. He is very undersized and will have to be a slot receiver in the NFL.

  44. Brandon Carter*, WR, TCU
    Height: 5-11. Weight: 186.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.49.
    Projected Round (2015): FA.

    12/20/14: There has been no update about Carter playing for another school after being separated from TCU.

    8/27/14: Carter has been removed from the TCU roster. He had 31 receptions for 370 yards in 2013. It was disappointing that Carter didn't produce more for Horned Frogs, but he was battling some injuries.

    Josh Boyce was the leading receiver for TCU in 2012, but there were times when Carter was the Horned Frogs' most impressive receiver. Carter started out 2012 strong before cooling down in the second half of the season. He caught 36 passes for 590 yards and six touchdowns that year. Carter had 23 receptions for 352 yards and three scores as a freshman in 2011. He is a speed receiver who can stretch the field vertically.

    Personal: A business major. Son of Jimmy and Beatrice Carter.

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