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Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft: The top-10 receivers

Player, schoolcomment
Michael Crabtree

Texas Tech

Size: 6-1½, 215

Two-time Biletnikoff winner as top I-A receiver

Jeremy Maclin


Size: 6-0, 196

Game-changer needs to work on route-running

Percy Harvin


Size: 5-11, 191

Most explosive receiver in draft; injury concerns




Size: 6-1½, 211

Only 42 catches in 12 games

Hakeem Nicks

North Carolina

Size: 6-1, 215

Explosive after the catch

Kenny Britt


Size: 6-3, 216

Big and physical; led Big East with 1,371 yards

Brian Robiske

Ohio State

Size: 6-2½, 205

Good possession receiver




Size: 6-1½, 209

Improved pass-catching; second-round talent

Louis Murphy


Size: 6-2½, 201

Gators' leading receiver with 4.39 speed

Juaquin Iglesias


Size: 6-½, 209

Career-high 1,150 yards in 2008

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft: The top-10 receivers 04/22/09 [Last modified: Thursday, April 23, 2009 3:21pm]
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