2023 NFL Draft Prospects: Wide Receiver



The top 2023 Wide Receiver prospects available for the 2023 NFL Draft. * - denotes 2023 prospect. ** - denotes 2026 prospect.

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2022 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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2023 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

2024 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Drake London, USC
  • '21 - Ja'Marr Chase, LSU
  • '20 - CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma
1. TCU image Quentin Johnston*, WR, TCU
Height: 6-4. Weight: 201.
Projected 40 Time: 4.53.
Projected Round (2023): 1
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9/10/22: Johnson has three receptions for 22 yards so far in 2022. Area scouts are high on Johnston's skill set and upside, and two NFL directors called him a stud. Johnson is extremely talented, and some scouts say his skill set is similar that of A.J. Green or Julio Jones. A few directors believe Johnston is not as talented as those players, but is still really good.

"He's 6-foot-3, 215 pounds and can win on all three levels," said an AFC area scout. "He puts up 20 yards per catch, runs great routes, is super smart, an alpha, and the hardest worker on the team."

6/23/22: Johnston is a tall and long receiver who presents a size mismatch. In 2021, he caught 33 passes for 612 yards and six touchdowns. Johnston has a good skill set and could rise as a junior.





Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Garrett Wilson, Ohio State
  • '21 - Jaylen Waddle, Alabama
  • '20 - Jerry Jeudy, Alabama
2. Ohio State image Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State
Height: 6-0. Weight: 197.
Projected 40 Time: 4.45.
Projected Round (2023): 1
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9/10/22: Smith-Njigba had two catches for three yards against Notre Dame before leaving early with an injury. The problem is week-to-week and not a season-ender.

6/23/22: Smith-Njigba had a fantastic 2021 season despite being the third receiver behind Chris Olave and Garrett Wilson. In 2021, Smith-Njigba caught 94 passes for 1,606 yards and nine touchdowns. He also put together an amazing Rose Bowl performance to lead a comeback win over Utah. There is no doubt Smith-Njigba has serious speed, athleticism, and playmaking ability to go along with decent size.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Chris Olave, Ohio State
  • '21 - DeVonta Smith, Alabama
  • '20 - Henry Ruggs, Alabama
3. LSU image Kayshon Boutte*, WR, LSU
Height: 6-0. Weight: 190.
Projected 40 Time: 4.45.
Projected Round (2023): 1-2
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9/10/22: Boutte played poorly against Florida State to open the season, running some lazy routes, including one play that could have produced a touchdown, and also dropped pass while losing his composure on the sideline. He finished with two receptions for 20 yards.

6/23/22: Boutte has not produced a huge season of college football, but that didn't stop the NFL advance scouts from giving him a high preseason projection. In 2020, Boutte had 45 catches for 735 yards and five touchdowns. He then took 38 receptions for 509 yards and nine touchdowns in 2021.

Boutte has speed, athleticism, and big-play ability. It will be interesting to see if he can rise, as some advance scouts are high on his skill set and potential.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Jameson Williams, Alabama
  • '21 - Kadarius Toney, Florida
  • '20 - Tee Higgins, Clemson
4. Maryland image Dontay Demus Jr., WR, Maryland
Height: 6-3. Weight: 213.
Projected 40 Time: 4.48.
Projected Round (2023): 1-2
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9/10/22: Demus had three receptions for 23 yards in the season opener.

6/23/22: Demus was producing really well for Maryland in 2021 before being carted off the field against Iowa in early October and going out for the season. The 6-foot-3, 213-pound Demus was on his way to being a first-rounder thanks to showing a special combination of size and speed prior to getting hurt. In 2021, he averaged 18.1 yards per catch over 28 receptions for a total of 507 yards and three touchdowns. He flashed big-play ability in 2020 (24-365-4), 2019 (41-625-6) and 2018 (13-278) as well. Team sources think he could have still been a second-round pick had he entered the 2022 NFL Draft, despite his torn ACL.





Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Christian Watson, North Dakota State
  • '21 - Rashod Bateman, Minnesota
  • '20 - Justin Jefferson, LSU
5. Tennessee image Cedric Tillman, WR, Tennessee
Height: 6-3. Weight: 215.
Projected 40 Time: 4.52.
Projected Round (2023): 1-3
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9/10/22: In 2022, Tillman has six receptions for 68 yards.

6/23/22: Tillman was a tough receiver in 2021 for the Volunteers, showing good size and playmaking ability. During his breakout season, Tillman caught 64 passes for 1,081 yards with 12 touchdowns. He has the upside to perform even better now that he has some experience.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Treylon Burks, Arkansas
  • '21 - Elijah Moore, Ole Miss
  • '20 - Chase Claypool, Notre Dame
6. Virginia image Dontayvion Wicks*, WR, Virginia
Height: 6-1. Weight: 205.
Projected 40 Time: 4.45.
Projected Round (2023): 1-3
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9/10/22: To open 2022, Wicks notched six catches for 47 yards.

6/23/22: Wicks broke out with a monster 2021 season, averaging a tremendous 21.1 yards per catch. On 57 catches, the sophomore totaled 1,203 yards and nine touchdowns. Wicks has decent height and length to go along with gamebreaking ability as a threat to produce a long reception on any catch.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Jahan Dotson, Penn State
  • '21 - Terrace Marshall Jr., LSU
  • '20 - Brandon Aiyuk, Arizona State
7. USC image Jordan Addison*, WR, USC
Height: 6-2. Weight: 175.
Projected 40 Time: 4.50.
Projected Round (2023): 2-3
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9/10/22: Addison had five catches for 54 yards and two touchdowns in his USC debut.

6/23/22: Addison benefited from quarterback Kenny Pickett having a phenomenal 2021 season to produce a massive sophomore season of his own. Addison caught 100 passes for 1,593 yards and 17 touchdowns in 2021. He displayed the speed to get vertical and threaten defenses downfield. For the NFL, Addison could stand to get stronger and fill out his frame.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - George Pickens, Georgia
  • '21 - D'Wayne Eskridge, Western Michigan
  • '20 - Jalen Reagor, TCU
8. Alabama image Jermaine Burton*, WR, Alabama
Height: 6-0. Weight: 200.
Projected 40 Time: 4.54.
Projected Round (2023): 2-3
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9/10/22: To open 2022, Branch made five catches for 35 yards and two touchdowns.

6/23/22: Burton is another transfer receiver to land with the Crimson Tide, which need to find replacements for Jameson Williams and John Metchie. Burton played at Georgia in 2021 (26-497-5) and 2020 (27-404-3), but he did not see a lot of targets in the program's rushing-based offense. Alabama throws a lot more with Bryce Young than Georgia does with Stetson Bennett, so switching teams looks like a wise choice on Burton's part.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Wan'Dale Robinson, Kentucky
  • '21 - Rondale Moore, Purdue
  • '20 - Denzel Mims, Baylor
9. Boston College image Zay Flowers, WR, Boston College
Height: 5-10. Weight: 180.
Projected 40 Time: 4.46.
Projected Round (2023): 2-3.
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9/10/22: In 2022, Flowers has 10 receptions for 117 yards and two touchdowns.

6/23/22: Flowers played well for Boston College in 2021, but was held back by his starting quarterback being out for the majority of the season. He made 44 catches for 746 yards and five touchdowns on the year. Flowers was impressive in 2020, breaking out for the Eagles. He flashed some in 2019, but was improved a lot as a sophomore.

Flowers does not have much size, but he has game-breaking speed and is threat to produce a big play on any reception. He could take off as a senior given a favorable schedule and the blessing of a good quarterback in Phil Jurkovec.





Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Alec Pierce, Cincinnati
  • '21 - Tutu Atwell, Louisville
  • '20 - K.J. Hamler, Penn State
10. Michigan State image Jayden Reed, WR, Michigan State
Height: 5-10. Weight: 187.
Projected 40 Time: 4.45.
Projected Round (2023): 2-3
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9/10/22: Reed has two receptions for 31 yards so far in 2022.

6/23/22: Reed was a dangerous receiver for the Spartans in 2021, snatching 59 receptions for 1,026 yards and 10 touchdowns. He had an impressive average of 17.4 yards per catch. In 2020 (33-407-3) and 2018 (56-797-8), Reed contributed as well. Given Reed's size, he might fit best in the NFL as a slot receiver.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Calvin Austin, Memphis
  • '21 - Sage Surratt, Wake Forest
  • '20 - Laviska Shenault, Colorado
11. Maryland image Rakim Jarrett*, WR, Maryland
Height: 5-11. Weight: 194.
Projected 40 Time: 4.45.
Projected Round (2023): 2-3
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9/10/22: Jarrett has six catches for 110 yards thus far this season.

6/23/22: Jarrett put together a breakout sophomore campaign with 62 receptions for 829 yards and five touchdowns. With Dontay Demus on the other side, Jarrett should see plenty of single coverage in 2022. Jarrett could be a slot/outside flex receiver candidate for the next level.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Skyy Moore, Western Michigan
  • '21 - Dyami Brown, North Carolina
  • '20 - Gabriel Davis, Central Florida
12. Wake Forest image A.T. Perry*, WR, Wake Forest
Height: 6-5. Weight: 206.
Projected 40 Time: 4.56.
Projected Round (2023): 2-3
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9/10/22: Perry caught three passes for 47 yards to open the season.

6/23/22: Perry is a big receiver who is a dangerous point producer in the Demon Deacons' high-powered offense. In 2021, he caught 71 passes for 1,293 yards and 15 touchdowns. Perry has the size to win on contested catches and is a red-zone weapon. However, he could lack the speed to separate from NFL cornerbacks.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - John Metchie III, Alabama
  • '21 - Tylan Wallace, Oklahoma State
  • '20 - Michael Pittman Jr., USC
13. Arizona image Jacob Cowing*, WR, Arizona
Height: 5-8. Weight: 166.
Projected 40 Time: 4.48.
Projected Round (2023): 2-3
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9/10/22: In the 2022 opener, Cowing made eight catches for 152 yards and three touchdowns.

6/23/22: Playing at UTEP, Cowing had some decent production as a freshman (31-550-3) and sophomore (41-691-3) before producing a massive junior year in 2021 with 69 catches for 1,354 yards and seven touchdowns. After his junior year, Cowing transferred to Arizona. It will be interesting to see if Cowing can produce as well in the Pac-12.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Romeo Doubs, Nevada
  • '21 - Marques Stevenson, Houston
  • '20 - Collin Johnson, Texas
14. Kentucky image Tayvion Robinson*, WR, Kentucky
Height: 5-10. Weight: 187.
Projected 40 Time: 4.49.
Projected Round (2023): 2-4
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9/10/22: Robinson had six receptions for 136 yards in the opener.

6/23/22: Robinson transferred from Virginia Tech after the 2021 season and could be the No. 1 receiver for Will Levis in 2022. Some college sources are high on Robinson and think he could break out as the replacement for Wan'Dale Robinson. With the Hokies last year, Robinson caught 44 passes for 559 yards and five touchdowns. In 2020 (38-592-3) and 2019 (31-404-1), he contributed as well.





Previous Seasons

  • '22 - David Bell, Purdue
  • '21 - Jhamon Ausbon, Texas A&M
  • '20 - Van Jefferson, Florida
15. North Carolina image Josh Downs*, WR, North Carolina
Height: 5-10. Weight: 180.
Projected 40 Time: 4.45.
Projected Round (2023): 2-4
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9/10/22: Through two games, Downs has nine receptions for 78 yards and two touchdowns.

6/23/22: Downs is a speedster receiver who could be a dangerous slot weapon in the NFL. He was a good replacement for Dyami Brown in 2021 and was a reliable target for Sam Howell. In 2021, Downs caught 101 passes for 1,335 yards and eight touchdowns.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Jalen Tolbert, South Alabama
  • '21 - Tamorrion Terry, Florida State
  • '20 - Lynn Bowden, Kentucky
16. Penn State image Parker Washington, WR, Penn State
Height: 5-10. Weight: 207.
Projected 40 Time: 4.48.
Projected Round (2023): 2-4
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9/10/22: Washington notched two catches for 30 yards versus Purdue.

6/23/22: Washington flashed in 2020, recording 36 receptions for 489 yards and six touchdowns. While the 5-foot-10, 207-pounder lacks height, he is thickly built and tough. Washington played well in 2021 and was a good complement to Jahan Dotson. Washington collected 64 receptions for 820 yards and four touchdowns on the year.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Dontario Drummond, Ole Miss
  • '21 - Shi Smith, South Carolina
  • '20 - Tyler Johnson, Minnesota
17. Stanford image Elijah Higgins, WR, Stanford
Height: 6-3. Weight: 235.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2023): 3-4
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9/10/22: So far in 2022, Higgins has two receptions for 16 yards.

6/23/22: Higgins is a big-bodied receiver who flashed possessional wideout ability during the 2021 season. While Higgins only totaled 44 catches for 502 yards and four touchdowns, he looked capable of producing more. If he shows the speed and suddenness to separate, he could rise.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Velus Jones, Tennessee
  • '21 - Demetric Felton, UCLA
  • '20 - Antonio Gandy-Golden, Liberty
18. SMU image Rashee Rice, WR, SMU
Height: 6-1. Weight: 189.
Projected 40 Time: 4.50.
Projected Round (2023): 3-5
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9/10/22: Rice had made eight catches for 166 yards and a touchdown so far in 2022.

6/23/22: Rice was a solid receiver for the Mustangs during the past three seasons. In 2021, he notched 64 catches for 670 yards and nine touchdowns. In 2020 (48-683-5) and 2019 (25-403-1), he contributed too. It would help Rice to have a big season and impress at an all-star game.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Justyn Ross, Clemson
  • '21 - Amon-Ra St. Brown, USC
  • '20 - Bryan Edwards, South Carolina
19. Maryland image Jacob Copeland, WR, Maryland
Height: 6-0. Weight: 192.
Projected 40 Time: 4.52.
Projected Round (2023): 3-5.
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9/10/22: Copeland had one catch for six yards in Maryland's opener.

6/23/22: Copeland was solid for the Florida Gators in 2021, but their inconsistent quarterback play held Copeland back. Copeland the transferred to Maryland during the offseason. If he wasn't forced out, leaving was a questionable decision, because he could have ended up as the No. 1 receiver for Antonio Richardson in 2022. At Maryland, Copeland enters a crowded and talented receiving room. Both Dontay Demus and Rakim Jarrett could receive a lot more targets than Copeland in 2022.

Copeland played well in 2020, but Florida featured Kyle Pitts and Kadarius Toney. Similar to Trevon Grimes, Copeland flashed in limited opportunities in 2019. Florida's wide receiver corps was enviably 6-7 deep with NFL talents in 2019.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Danny Gray, SMU
  • '21 - Trevon Grimes, Florida
  • '20 - Kalija Lipscomb, Vanderbilt
20. South Carolina image Josh Vann, WR, South Carolina
Height: 5-11. Weight: 190.
Projected 40 Time: 4.51.
Projected Round (2023): 3-5
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9/10/22: Vann had one catch for nine yards in the season opener.

6/23/22: Vann flashed some ability for the Gamecocks in 2021, hauling in 43 receptions for 679 yards and five touchdowns. He is capable of producing more, and it will be interesting to see if South Carolina features him in 2022.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Tyquan Thornton, Baylor
  • '21 - Josh Palmer, Tennessee
  • '20 - Stephen Guidry, Mississippi State
21. Texas A&M image Ainias Smith, WR, Texas A&M
Height: 5-10. Weight: 190.
Projected 40 Time: 4.49.
Projected Round (2023): 3-5.
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9/10/22: Smith notched six receptions for 164 yards and two touchdowns to 2022.

6/23/22: Smith played well in 2021, notching 47 receptions for 509 yards and six touchdowns. He was better than the numbers illustrate, but Texas A&M's quarterback play really struggled. Smith is a quick, shifty, slot receiver candidate for the NFL.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Josh Johnson, Tulsa
  • '21 - Nico Collins, Michigan
  • '20 - Quez Watkins, Southern Miss
22. Florida image Ricky Pearsall, WR, Florida
Height: 6-1. Weight: 200.
Projected 40 Time: 4.56.
Projected Round (2023): 3-5.
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9/10/22: Pearsall played well in his Florida debut, as the former Arizona State Sun Devil demonstrated some chemistry with Anthony Richardson. Pearsall could be a slot receiver candidate for the NFL in the mold of a Hunter Renfrow ,provided Pearsall pans out and translates to the next level.

6/23/22: Pearsall caught 48 passes for 580 yards and four touchdowns in 2021. He has some size to him and did well enough to earn a spot on NFL teams' preseason watch list.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Khalil Shakir, Boise State
  • '21 - Tyler Vaughns, USC
  • '20 - John Hightower, Boise State
23. Fresno State image Jalen Cropper*, WR, Fresno State
Height: 6-0. Weight: 173.
Projected 40 Time: 4.45.
Projected Round (2023): 4-6
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9/10/22: Cooper has seven receptions for 63 yards so far this season.

6/23/22: Cropper played really well for Fresno State in 2021, hauling in 85 passes for 899 yards and 11 touchdowns. He also added 76 yards and two scores on the ground. Cropper is a thin-bodied receiver who will need to get stronger for the NFL. His best fit will probably come as a slot receiver.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Charleston Rambo, Miami
  • '21 - Ihmir Smith-Marsette, Iowa
  • '20 - Donovan Peoples-Jones, Michigan
24. BYU image Puka Nacua*, WR, BYU
Height: 6-2. Weight: 210.
Projected 40 Time: 4.56.
Projected Round (2023): 4-6
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9/10/22: Against South Florida, Nacua made one catch for 22 yards and took three carries for 76 yards and two touchdowns.

6/23/22: Nacua was a backup for two years before earning playing time as a redshirt sophomore. He had an impressive debut for the Cougars, recording 43 catches for 805 yards and six touchdowns. He also averaged over 10 yards per carry on rushes, totaling 148 yards. Nacua has good size and showing speed will be vital for him to rise.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Josh Ali, Kentucky
  • '21 - Anthony Schwartz, Auburn
  • '20 - Quintez Cephus, Wisconsin
25. Ole Miss image Jonathan Mingo, WR, Ole Miss
Height: 6-2. Weight: 225.
Projected 40 Time: 4.45.
Projected Round (2023): 4-6
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9/10/22: So far in 2022, Ringo has three catches for 26 yards.

6/23/22: Mingo flashed somewhat for Ole Miss, and he has good size for the NFL. In 2021, he had 22 catches for 346 yards and three touchdowns. He recorded 27 catches for 379 yards and three scores in 2020. Mingo has upside to produce more as a senior.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Emeka Emezie, N.C. State
  • '21 - Amari Rodgers, Clemson
  • '20 - Quartney Davis, Texas A&M
26. Alabama image Tyler Harrell*, WR, Alabama
Height: 6-1. Weight: 205.
Projected 40 Time: 4.53.
Projected Round (2023): 4-6
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9/10/22: Harrell could break out this season thanks to having a good skill set and upside.

6/23/22: Harrell flashed at Louisville in 2021, catching 18 passes for 523 yards and six touchdowns. Harrell transferred to Alabama for 2022 and will compete for a starting job there because the program lost both starters, Jameson Williams and John Metchie, to the NFL.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Tre Turner, Virginia Tech
  • '21 - Seth Williams, Auburn
  • '20 - Jauan Jennings, Tennessee
27. Georgia image Kearis Jackson, WR, Georgia
Height: 6-0. Weight: 200.
Projected 40 Time: 4.53.
Projected Round (2023): 4-6
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9/10/22: Jackson has three catches for 45 yards so far this year.

6/23/22: Jackson flashed some in 2020 with 36 receptions for 514 yards and three touchdowns. He was held back by a knee injury in 2021 that limited him to 16 catches on the year. Jackson connected well with Stetson Bennett in 2020, so Jackson could produce more as a senior.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Jaivon Heiligh, Coastal Carolina
  • '21 - Osirus Mitchell, Mississippi State
  • '20 - K.J. Hill, Ohio State
28. Iowa State image Xavier Hutchinson, WR, Iowa State
Height: 6-3. Weight: 210.
Projected 40 Time: 4.58.
Projected Round (2023): 4-6
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9/10/22: Hutchinson recorded eight receptions for 128 yards and three touchdowns against Southeast Missouri.

6/23/22: Hutchinson has been a productive wide receiver for the Cyclones across the past two seasons. He made 83 catches for 987 yards and five touchdowns in 2021 after recording 64 catches for 771 yards and four scores in 2020. Hutchinson has good size, but he will need to show more speed to rise.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Dai'Jean Dixon, Nicholls State
  • '21 - Dazz Newsome, North Carolina
  • '20 - Tyrie Cleveland, Florida
29. Cincinnati image Tre Tucker*, WR, Cincinnati
Height: 5-9. Weight: 175.
Projected 40 Time: 4.45.
Projected Round (2023): 4-6
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9/10/22: Tucker totaled four catches for 66 yards against Arkansas.

6/23/22: Tucker is an undersized slot receiver candidate for the NFL. In 2021, he had 34 catches for 426 yards and two touchdowns. Now that Alec Pierce has moved on to the NFL, Tucker could see more targets, but he will also have to deal with a new quarterback replacing Desmond Ridder.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Tanner Conner, Idaho State
  • '21 - Cornell Powell, Clemson
  • '20 - Trishton Jackson, Syracuse
30. San Diego State image Jesse Matthews*, WR, San Diego State
Height: 6-0. Weight: 190.
Projected 40 Time: 4.56.
Projected Round (2023): 5-7
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9/10/22: Matthews had two catches for 18 yards in the opener against Arizona.

6/23/22: Matthews has decent size, but he needs to show speed as a senior. In 2021, Matthews caught 57 passes for 642 yards and nine touchdowns.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Michael Young, Cincinnati
  • '21 - Jaelon Darden, North Texas
  • '20 - Devin Duvernay, Texas
31. Rutgers image Taj Harris*, WR, Rutgers
Height: 6-2. Weight: 180.
Projected 40 Time: 4.56.
Projected Round (2023): 5-7
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9/10/22: Against Boston College, Harris made one catch for nine yards.

6/23/22: Rutgers landed a replacement for Bo Melton with Harris via his transfer from Syracuse. Harris didn't produce big numbers in 2021 (16-171) as he was limited to three games, but he had more production in previous seasons, like in 2020 (58-733-5), 2019 (37-559-2) and 2018 (40-565-3).



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Bo Melton, Rutgers
  • '21 - Frank Darby, Arizona State
  • '20 - Isaiah Hodgins, Oregon State
32. Charlotte image Grant DuBose*, WR, Charlotte
Height: 6-3. Weight: 200.
Projected 40 Time: 4.57.
Projected Round (2023): 5-7
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9/10/22: DuBose has eight receptions for 156 yards and two touchdowns through two games.

6/23/22: DuBose was an effective receiver for the 49ers in 2021, hauling in 62 catches for 892 yards and six touchdowns. DuBose has good size, but showing speed at an all-star game would really help him to climb.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Michael Wilson, Stanford
  • '21 - Tre Nixon, Central Florida
  • '20 - K.J. Osborn, Miami
33. LSU image Jaray Jenkins*, WR, LSU
Height: 6-4. Weight: 194.
Projected 40 Time: 4.58.
Projected Round (2023): 5-7
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9/10/22: Jenkins caught five passes for 46 yards and two touchdowns against Florida State.

6/23/22: Jenkins is a tall and lanky receiver who presents a size mismatch. In 2021, he grabbed 34 passes for 502 yards and six touchdowns. In 2020, he had 23 receptions for 397 yards and two scores. Showing the speed to separate is critical for Jenkins.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Reggie Roberson Jr., SMU
  • '21 - Ben Skowronek, Notre Dame
  • '20 - Binjimen Victor, Ohio State
34. Michigan image Ronnie Bell, WR/QB, Michigan
Height: 6-0. Weight: 192.
Projected 40 Time: 4.54.
Projected Round (2023): 5-7
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9/10/22: Bell caught one pass for nine yards against Colorado State.

6/23/22: Bell notched just a single catch - for a 76-yard touchdown in 2021 - but then went down with a season-ending injury. He is expected to be ready for the start of the 2022 season. Bell had modest production in 2020 (26-401-1), but produced more in 2019 (48-758-1).



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Malik Heath, Mississippi State
  • '21 - Racy McMath, LSU
  • '20 - Nick Westbrook, Indiana
35. Furman image Ryan Miller, WR, Furman
Height: 6-2. Weight: 222.
Projected 40 Time: 4.58.
Projected Round (2023): 5-7
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9/10/22: So far this year, Miller has four receptions for 85 yards and a touchdown.

6/23/22: Miller played well enough in 2021 to earn a spot on NFL teams' preseason watch list. Miller recorded 43 receptions for 749 yards and seven touchdowns on the year. Miller needs to make it to an all-star game and impress to rise.



Previous Seasons

  • '21 - Austin Watkins, UAB
  • '20 - Marquez Callaway, Tennessee
36. South Dakota State image Jaxon Janke*, WR, South Dakota State
Height: 6-2. Weight: 210.
Projected 40 Time: 4.58.
Projected Round (2023): 5-7
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9/10/22: Janke has two catches for 24 yards thus far this year.

6/23/22: In 2021, Janke produced well for the Jackrabbits, recording 72 receptions for 1,176 yards and five touchdowns. Janke has good size and is put together well, but needs to impress at an all-star game.



Previous Seasons

  • '21 - Mike Strachan, Charleston
  • '20 - Jeff Thomas, Miami
37. Michigan image Cornelius Johnson, WR, Michigan
Height: 6-3. Weight: 211.
Projected 40 Time: 4.57.
Projected Round (2023): 5-7
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9/10/22: Johnson caught two passes for 19 yards taking on Colorado State.

6/23/22: Johnson is a big-bodied possessional receiver who showed some ability in 2021 when he recorded 40 catches for 627 yards and three touchdowns. Johnson needs to produce more in 2022 to rise.



Previous Seasons

  • '21 - Tarik Black, Texas
  • '20 - Dezmon Patmon, Washington State
38. Arkansas image Jadon Haselwood, WR, Arkansas
Height: 6-2. Weight: 206.
Projected 40 Time: 4.56.
Projected Round (2023): 5-7.
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9/10/22: Haselwood caught three passes for 42 yards and a touchdown against Cincinnati.

6/23/22: Haselwood was solid for the Sooners in 2021, but their passing attack was held back by Spencer Rattler in the early going of the season. Haselwood departed for Arkansas over the offseason. Transferring could be a good decision on for Haselwood because he will have a good quarterback to work with in K.J. Jefferson. Haselwood flashed at times for the Sooners, but he needs to become more consistently productive.



Previous Seasons

  • '21 - Ronnie Bell, Michigan
  • '20 - Cody White, Michigan State
39. Penn State image Mitchell Tinsley, WR, Penn State
Height: 6-1. Weight: 205.
Projected 40 Time: 4.56.
Projected Round (2023): 6-FA.
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9/10/22: Tinsley caught seven passes for 84 yards and a touchdown against Purdue. It was a nice debut, and Tinsley could be a riser this season.

6/23/22: Tinsley produced well for Western Kentucky in 2021, catching 87 passes for 1,402 yards and 14 touchdowns. After the season, he transferred to Penn State, where he could join Parker Washington in helping to pick up the slack from the loss of Jahan Dotson to the NFL.



Previous Seasons

  • '21 - Dai'Jean Dixon, Nicholls State
  • '20 - Joe Reed, Virginia
40. North Carolina image Antoine Green, WR, North Carolina
Height: 6-2. Weight: 205.
Projected 40 Time: 4.57.
Projected Round (2023): 6-FA.
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9/10/22: Green is out with an injury to open the season.

6/23/22: Green flashed for North Carolina in 2021 with 31 receptions for 612 yards and five touchdowns. He could form a nice tandem with Josh Downs in 2022, but the Tar Heels are also breaking in a new quarterback after losing Sam Howell.



Previous Seasons

  • '21 - Rico Bussey Jr., Hawaii
  • '20 - James Proche, SMU
41. Stanford image Michael Wilson, WR/C, Stanford
Height: 6-2. Weight: 210.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2023): 7-FA
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9/10/22: Taking on Colgate, Wilson took five receptions for 82 yards and two touchdowns.

6/23/22: Wilson recorded 19 receptions in each of the past two seasons, but he made 56 catches for 672 yards and five touchdowns in 2019. Wilson could be a late-rounder who competes to be a backup receiver and special teams contributor.



Previous Seasons

  • '21 - T.J. Vasher, Texas Tech
  • '20 - Austin Mack, Ohio State
42. Stanford image Brycen Tremayne, WR, Stanford
Height: 6-4. Weight: 205.
Projected 40 Time: 4.50.
Projected Round (2023): 7-FA
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9/10/22: Tremayne caught four passes for 54 yards to open 2022.

6/23/22: Tremayne dealt with a knee injury in 2021 while recording 20 receptions for 245 yards and five touchdowns. He has good size and could be sleeper who rises if Stanford gives him more targets.



Previous Seasons

  • '21 - Warren Stewart, Colorado State
  • '20 - Chris Finke, Notre Dame
43. Houston image Nathaniel Dell, WR, Houston
Height: 5-10. Weight: 155.
Projected 40 Time: 4.50.
Projected Round (2023): 7-FA
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9/10/22: Dell caught five passes for 50 yards and two touchdowns taking on UTSA.

6/23/22: Dell produced really well for Houston in 2021 with 90 receptions for 1,329 yards and 12 touchdowns. If Dell weren't so skinny and underweight, he would be rated higher.



Previous Seasons

  • '21 - Damonte Coxie, Memphis
  • '20 - Darnell Mooney, Tulane
44. Kansas State image Malik Knowles*, WR, Kansas State
Height: 6-3. Weight: 200.
Projected 40 Time: 4.54.
Projected Round (2023): 7-FA
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9/10/22: Knowles had three catches for 14 yards to open the season.

6/23/22: Knowles has had two seasons for Kansas State - 2021 and 2019 - that suggest some pro potential. He is a big receiver, and he could produce more if the Wildcats focus on getting him the ball.



Previous Seasons

  • '21 - Brandon Smith, Iowa
  • '20 - Darrell Stewart, Michigan State
45. Florida image Justin Shorter, WR, Florida
Height: 6-5. Weight: 228.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2023): 7-FA
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9/10/22: Team sources say they are projecting Shorter to be a late-round pick or undrafted free agent in the 2023 NFL Draft. They say he does not play to his size, has a hard time getting in and out of breaks, is very stiff, lacks acceleration, body catches too much, and has a soft style of play.

6/23/22: Shorter has a great opportunity to be the feature receiver for Antonio Richardson in 2022. Following Jacob Copeland transferring out to Maryland, Shorter should be the Gators No. 1 target. He is a big receiver who presents a size mismatch. If Shorter shows the quickness to be effective, he could be a riser.





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