College Football’s Most Talented and Explosive Wide Receiver Groups
GRADING AND EVALUATING COLLEGE FOOTBALL BEST, MOST TALENTED AND EXPLOSIVE WIDE RECEIVER GROUPS by. James Watkins
Alabama has College Football’s best group of Wide Receivers. Sophomore Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa leads College Football’s best group of Wide Receivers. Three Sophomore Alabama Receivers are dominating College Football opposing team’s Defensive Backs while displaying their speed, precise route running, and explosiveness catching Quarterback Tagovailoa’s pinpoint accuracy passes from his strong arm.
Alabama Quarterback Tagovailoa uses his superior accuracy, strong arm and outstanding vision to locate open Receivers. His passing skills set is the best among all College Quarterbacks. Tagovailoa has good size at 6′ 1″/218. He has completed 76 passes for a completion percentage of 75.2% for 1,495 yards and 18 touchdowns with no interceptions, for an impressive Passer Rating of 258.4through six weeks into the 2018 College Football season. Tagovailoa is the best Quarterback in College Football who displays exceptional leadership skills well beyond his years. As a Sophomore after 6 games, he is NFL ready right now, and in the 2020 NFL Draft he will be the first QB taken within the top 10 NFL Draft picks.
Alabama’s three Sophomore Receivers are Jerry Jeudy, 6′ 1″/187 who has 23 Receptions for 558 Yds, for a 24.3 average yard per catch and 8 touchdowns for the first half of the 2018 College Football season, Henry Ruggs, III, 6’/180 has 17 catches for 329 Yds., with a 19.4 Yard Average and 6 TD’s, DeVonta Smith, 6′ 1″/173 has 17 receptions for 309 yds., for a 18.2 average yard per reception and 2 TD’s. Freshman wideout Jaylen Waddle also has contributed 15 catches for 313 yds., for an impressive 20.9 average yard per reception.
Mississippi has the second best Wide Receiver group in College Football. Mississippi Wide Receivers are All American Junior A. J. Brown, 6′ 1″/225 who has 44 receptions for 586 yards, for an average of 13.3 yards per reception, including 4 touchdowns for the first half of the 2018 season. A. J. Brown will be taking his talents to the NFL in 2019 after he becomes the number one wideout taken in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Mississippi’s other Wide Receivers are Sophomore D. K. Metcalf, 6′ 4″/225, who has 25 receptions for 520 yards, for an average yard reception of 20.8 for 5 TD’s., and Senior DaMarkus Lodge, 6′ 2″/199, who has 25 receptions for 386 yards, for an average of 15.4 yards per catch for one score.
Mississippi Senior Quarterback Jordan Ta’amu, 6′ 2″/212 leads Mississippi’s talented group of Wide Receivers. Quarterback Ta’amu has completed 120 passes for 1,911 yards with a completion percentage of 64.2% for 13 TD’s and 4 interceptions, with a Passer Rating of 168.7 through the first 6 weeks of the 2018 College Football season.
West Virginia has the third best Wide Receiver passing group in College Football. West Virginia Wide Receivers are Senior All American David Sills, V, 6′ 4″/204 who has 30 receptions for 368 yards, for a 12.3 average yards per reception with 6 touchdowns through the first 6 weeks of the 2018 season, Senior Gary Jennings, Jr., 6′ 1″/214 has 26 receptions for 364 yards with a 14.0 average yard per reception for 6 TD’s, Junior Marcus Simms, 6’/193 has 26 receptions for 490 yards with a 18.8 average yard per reception and 2 TD’s, Sophomore T. J. Simmons, 6′ 2″/198, a transfer from Alabama, has 14 receptions for 227 yards with a 16.2 average yard per reception and 1 touchdown.
West Virginia Senior Quarterback Will Grier, 6′ 2″/215 is the leader of four very talented Wide Receivers. Grier could be drafted in the first round or at the top half of the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He has good size and enough arm strength for the next level, but not ideal NFL Quarterback size. Grier has put up impressive Quarterback stats for a Collegiate Quarterback. During the first 6 weeks of the season, Grier has completed 126 passes for 1,819 yards with a completion percentage of 71.2%, including 21 TD’s and 6 interceptions, with a 189.9 Passer Rating.