These are the school's prospects for the 2013 NFL Draft by status * - denotes 2014 prospect ** - denotes 2015 prospect.
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Conner Vernon, WR, Duke
Height: 6-0. Weight: 193. Arm: 29 3/4. Hand: 9 1/8. Projected 40 Time: 4.50. Projected Round (2013): 4-6. 2/13/13: Vernon was very good for Duke this season, but was shut down by Florida State and defensive backs with NFL potential. He made 85 receptions for 1,074 yards and eight touchdowns this year. Vernon didn't impress at the Senior Bowl and wasn't getting consistent separation.
8/17/12: Vernon had 70 receptions for 956 yards and six touchdowns in 2011. He had a quality game against Stanford with six catches for 98 yards.
Vernon is a sleeper receiver who has a nice combination of size and quickness. He passed up teammate Donovan Varner as Duke's top receiver in 2010. Vernon led the Blue Devils with 73 receptions for 973 yards and four touchdowns as a sophomore. That came after a solid freshman year of 55 receptions for 746 yards and three scores.
@Anonymous Well, Justin Gilbert failed for the Steelers, The Browns got a 6th rounder for a guy they were going to cut anyway. Another win for the new Browns front office & the youngest team in NFL. Jamar Taylor BTW, we got him for switching 5 spots in 5th round- so FREE- It's okay, you'll get used to it..