He caught 57 passes for 1,050 yards (18.2 average) and four scores in 2018 and posted similar numbers as a junior (55 catches, 1,010 yards, 18.4 average, six touchdowns). NFL.com analysis: Raw but explosive with burst to uncover underneath and a second gear to threaten over the top. Teams seek out pass-catchers with rare height, weight and speed dimensions and Metcalf has those for days. Former Notre Dame wideout Miles Boykin wasn’t regarded as one of the top wide receivers in the 2019 draft class when he arrived in Indianapolis for the NFL combine, but his stock is spiking after two impressive performances in the 40 and the vertical leap. No one challenged the NFL Combine record set by Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver John Ross, whose time of 4.22 seconds is the fastest ever since the event has been electronically tracked. This what family all about man.. #GoIrish pic.twitter.com/IX1uei9UFe, — Chase Claypool (@ChaseClaypool) March 2, 2019. Dullin NFL.com analysis: Highly decorated developmental size/speed receiver from an unsuccessful program on the DII level. Always tall, Boykin grew up looking up to Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson; that’s why he wears No. Mitchell NFL.com analysis: Early entry receiver hoping to ride the wave of a heavily-targeted, highly productive junior campaign. The four-year starter led the team in receiving his final two years, and was honored with second-team all-conference accolades each season. Isabella could step into a high-volume slot role as a menace on option routes with the ability to add verticality from the slot. Dixon is plenty quick for the slot, but has to improve his routes to have a chance against NFL corners who can read his route tells and crowd him at the top. While his routes are undisciplined at this time, they should get much better with coaching. NFL.com analysis: Competitive, well-rounded slot target possessing both elite quickness and long speed to go with above-average play strength. Slayton NFL.com analysis: Height, weight, speed prospect who -- like the entire Auburn offense -- had better tape in 2017 than 2018. Hardman is a relative newcomer to the position and it shows up at times in routes and his struggles competing for the ball in traffic. NFL.com analysis: Wide receiver with good size, average tape, a strong showing at the Senior Bowl and a special teams pedigree. Ferguson is a big target with instinctive feel for body positioning, which tilts contested catches in his favor. Hardman could develop into a lesser version of Tyreek Hill with his playmaking potential after the catch, on deep balls and as a returner. Well, in the time since Kellerman made those remarks, Brady has won league MVP at 40 and two Super Bowl rings. For the day, Boykin impressed in all facets of his workout. That boy getting paid !! Height, weight, speed prospect who -- like the entire Auburn offense -- had better tape in 2017 than 2018. Former LSU WR Jazz Ferguson transferred to Northwestern State in 2017 (Photo: © Jeff Hanisch, USA TODAY Sports). CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. During his final year in South Bend, Boykin caught 77 passes for 1,206 yards and 11 touchdowns during his Notre Dame career. However, there were seven wideouts who clocked 40-yard dash times under 4.4 seconds. While he has the talent to become a full-field threat, Metcalf is still an unpolished gem who was the second-best receiver on his college team. Dulin was a beacon of light for the Pioneers racking up 26 total touchdowns over the last two years as a pass catcher, ball carrier and kick returner. He's too reliant upon his physical gifts and needs more schooling and route polish, but he could find a back-end roster spot with a chance to work his way up the depth chart with time. Boykin's size, length and athleticism offers exciting potential as an outside receiver with mismatch potential, but he will have to learn how to counter press, improve his routes and become more competitive when the ball is in the air. Teams know he's a gifted athlete, but he needs to add more polish as a route-runner to become a well-rounded target instead of a gadget slot. At the time, Kellerman claimed that Brady was going to "be a bum" and "fall off a cliff.". With that said, he's more than just a field stretcher and has the traits and talent to become a WR2/3 with more work. I'm the one out here getting hit. Campbell's athletic attributes could create a coverage conundrum if his offensive coordinator puts him in a diversified role that allows him to attack vertically more often. The tape is always watching and Smith's 2018 offering was a far cry from what he posted in 2016 and 2017 with Lamar Jackson leading the way. His size won't matter if he doesn't learn to impose it on others. Dixon is plenty quick for the slot, but has to improve his routes to have a chance against NFL corners who can read his route tells and crowd him at the top. Miles Boykin (Photo: Matt Cashore, 247Sports) Dixon NFL.com analysis: Appears to be a better athlete than football player at this juncture, but that could change with more work. “, Slot to Notre Dame Fighting Irish Newsletter, grew up looking up to Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson, I can’t take it for granted, anything that you do. Raw but explosive with burst to uncover underneath and a second gear to threaten over the top. Teams reaction after @MBoykin814 second 40yd dash... 4.47—>4.42 !!! CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. (Photo: © Brian Spurlock, USA TODAY Sports), (Photo: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports, USA TODAY Sports). Mitchell has talent but needs to put the time in and take the coaching in order to become more than a WR4/WR5. Big, explosive talent with projectable upside to become a home-run threat as a WR1. Both results are among the best ever at the combine. (League officials) thought they were twins, and I said, ‘Oh, no, he’s only 3.’”. Speed kills in today's game and Hardman's could be coveted on Day 2 (Rounds 2-3). However, once it clicks, defenses could struggle to find solutions for him. No question that Boykin was one of the top performers at the NFL Combine to this point and he clearly improved his draft stock in a big way on Saturday. Post-Tribune | Apr 24, 2019 at 8:00 AM . By LaMond Pope. Wesley started nine games as a redshirt freshman in 2015 (17 catches, 282 yards, 16.6 average, two touchdowns) and all 10 contests the following fall (27 catches, 374 yards, 13.9 average, five touchdowns). He played college football at Notre Dame Early years. He jumped 43.5 inches in the vertical and followed that up with an 11-foot-8 broad jump. “Miles has been playing basketball since he was 4,” says Felicia Boykin, mother of Notre Dame’s leading receiver. At 6-4 and 220 pounds, Boykin showed that he has next-level speed by running his second attempt in 4.42 seconds. Mitchell isn't big, has average speed and loses focus as a pass catcher, but his ball skills show up on tape and he's a natural talent with the ball in his hands. 81. McLaurin is faster than quick, but he's a detailed route runner who leans on physicality at the top of his route to beat handsy cornerbacks across their face. Lingering on his tape can cause excessive focus on his inconsistencies and areas of improvement, but projecting his traits with additional coaching makes more sense. But something he said before the game, which was brought up by the ESPN announcers during the game, stood out more than anything Foles did with the ball in Los Angeles. He was an honorable mention All-State pick from Wylie High School in Murphy, Texas before signing at UNC.