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12-15-13. Who Is Going To Win the Biletnikoff Award in 2013? Cooks, Evans, or Watkins? Cooks Wins in Closest Vote in History. Some fans think the Foundation votes. Actually, a 214 person national sele
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From ESPN:

 

Receiving Yards Leaders - All Players

RK PLAYER TEAM REC YDS AVG LONG TD
1 Paul Richardson, WR COLO 21 417 19.9 82 4
2 Alex Neutz, WR BUFF 15 295 19.7 62 2
3 Jordan Matthews, WR VAN 16 289 18.1 55 2
4 Brandin Cooks, WR ORST 20 288 14.4 48 4
5 Stefon Diggs, WR MD 11 277 25.2 66 2
6 Ryan Grant, WR TULN 17 269 15.8 49 2
7 Bryce Treggs, WR CAL 21 266 12.7 50 0
8 Allen Robinson, WR PSU 14 262 18.7 51 2
9 Tony Jones, WR NW 14 255 18.2 47 2
10 Odell Beckham, WR LSU 10 254 25.4 49 3
RK PLAYER TEAM REC YDS AVG LONG TD
11 Rickey Bradley, WR USM 10 250 25.0 65 1
12 Jeremy Johnson, WR SMU 19 243 12.8 66 0
13 Jamarcus Nelson, WR UAB 13 241 18.5 62 3
14 Alex Amidon, WR BC 18 239 13.3 51 2
  Mike Evans, WR TA&M 13 239 18.4 42 2
16 Deontay Greenberry, WR HOU 20 235 11.8 29 1
17 TJ Jones, WR ND 15 232 15.5 51 1
18 Jeremy Gallon, WR MICH 12 231 19.3 61 4
19 Willie Snead, WR BALL 14 228 16.3 50 2
20 Tevin Reese, WR BAY 9 227 25.2 61 2
RK PLAYER TEAM REC YDS AVG LONG TD
  Justin Hardy, WR ECU 20 227 11.4 23 1
22 Tyler Lockett, WR KSU 15 224 14.9 56 1
23 Darius Joseph, WR SMU 23 216 9.4 31 1
24 Antwan Goodley, WR BAY 9 214 23.8 83 2
  Robert Herron, WR WYO 9 214 23.8 48 1
26 Titus Davis, WR CMU 8 212 26.5 97 2
  Chris Harper, WR CAL 15 212 14.1 52 2
  Corey Davis, WR WMU 16 212 13.3 27 1
29 DeVante Parker, WR LOU 9 207 23.0 54 3
30 Jamison Crowder, WR DUKE 17 202 11.9 43 0
RK PLAYER TEAM REC YDS AVG LONG TD
31 Jonathan Williams, WR WAKE 9 191 21.2 53 0
32 Eric Ward, WR TTU 16 186 11.6 30 0
33 Jared Abbrederis, WR WIS 10 184 18.4 65 3
  Jace Amaro, TE TTU 11 184 16.7 47 1
35 Richy Turner, WR NEV 12 183 15.3 43 1
36 Dominic Rufran, WR WYO 16 181 11.3 40 3
  Rannell Hall, WR UCF 7 181 25.9 59 1
38 Jarvis Landry, WR LSU 13 180 13.8 24 3
39 Davante Adams, WR FRES 19 179 9.4 27 3
40 Travis Van Leeuwen, WR USU 11 177 16.1 36 1

 

 

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End of Week 3: Looks like a number of additions to the  Biletnikoff Award Watch List may be in order.

Nine of the top 30 statistical leaders in receiving are NOT yet on the Biletnikoff Award Watch List. See asterisks for the nine players.

Receiving Yards Leaders - All Players

RK PLAYER TEAM REC YDS AVG LONG TD
1 Mike Evans, WR TA&M 20 518 25.9 95 3
2 Brandin Cooks, WR ORST 29 498 17.2 55 7
3 Paul Richardson, WR COLO 21 417 19.9 82 4
4 Allen Robinson, WR PSU 23 405 17.6 51 3
5 Jordan Matthews, WR VAN 24 395 16.5 55 2
6 Stefon Diggs, WR MD 16 387 24.2 66 3
7 Ryan Grant, WR TULN 24 348 14.5 49 3
8 Alex Neutz, WR BUFF 25 338 13.5 62 3
9 Odell Beckham, WR LSU 15 330 22.0 49 4
10 Titus Davis, WR CMU 16 328 20.5 97 3
RK PLAYER TEAM REC YDS AVG LONG TD
11 Chris Harper, WR CAL 21 324 15.4 52 3
  Corey Davis, WR **** WMU 21 324 15.4 75 2
13 Bryce Treggs, WR **** CAL 28 317 11.3 50 1
14 Willie Snead, WR BALL 19 305 16.1 50 4
15 Devante Davis, WR **** UNLV 17 301 17.7 69 5
16 DaVaris Daniels, WR ND 17 299 17.6 82 4
17 Josh Huff, WR ORE 14 298 21.3 54 1
18 Jeremy Gallon, WR MICH 18 297 16.5 61 4
19 Tony Jones, WR **** NW 18 293 16.3 47 2
20 TJ Jones, WR ND 19 289 15.2 51 1
RK PLAYER TEAM REC YDS AVG LONG TD
21 Jace Amaro, TE **** TTU 20 281 14.1 47 1
22 Jared Abbrederis, WR WIS 16 271 16.9 65 3
23 Dominic Rufran, WR **** WYO 25 268 10.7 40 4
24 Dezmon Epps, WR **** IDHO 23 265 11.5 50 0
25 Michael Campanaro, WR WAKE 21 263 12.5 31 1
  Dres Anderson, WR **** UTAH 10 263 26.3 57 3
  Robert Herron, WR WYO 14 263 18.8 48 1
28 Alex Amidon, WR BC 20 262 13.1 51 2
29 Jamill Smith, WR **** BALL 13 261 20.1 42 1
30 Eric Thomas, WR TROY 14 260 18.6 54 5
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Biletnikoff Award Adds Nine Players To Watch List—Fans Can Vote for Favorite Receiver at Fan Vote and Discuss Sports Issues at Forum

Media Release – September 17, 2013

Tallahassee, FL - Demonstrating the exceptional depth of talent of college football receivers, the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc., the creator and sponsor of the Biletnikoff Award, presented to college football’s outstanding receiver, added nine receivers to its watch list today.

The nine receivers joining the Biletnikoff Award Watch List are:

Jace Amaro, JR – Texas Tech
Dres Anderson, JR – Utah
Corey Davis, FR – Western Michigan
Devante Davis, JR – UNLV
Dezmon Epps, JR – Idaho
Tony Jones, JR – Northwestern
Dominic Rufran, JR – Wyoming
Jamill Smith, SR – Ball State
Bryce Treggs, SO – Cal

Today’s watch list addition may well not be the last this season. The Foundation, when appropriate, periodically will add receivers to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List (based upon performance) up to the commencement of voting by the Biletnikoff Award National Selection Committee.

In other exciting news,the Biletnikoff Award has opened its online Fan Vote for the Biletnikoff Award candidates on the Biletnikoff Award website. Every fan can vote once daily on the Biletnikoff Award Fan Vote page. The aggregate fan tally will be counted as one official vote for semi-finalists (ten receivers), finalists (three), and the winner.

To access the Biletnikoff Award Fan Vote, go to

http://www.biletnikoffaward.com/fan-vote.

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Also, the Biletnikoff Award has an online forum and discussion board on the Biletnikoff Award website. The forum consists of fan-created discussion topics that allow sports fans to voice their opinions.

Click here to access the Biletnikoff Award Forum Discussion Boards. 

(http://www.biletnikoffaward.com/forum)

Login and join or begin various discussions about sports, including who will win the 2013 Biletnikoff Award. It’s easy—create your screen name, receive a computer generated password, and immediately join in the discussions or create a new topic!

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Who Is Going to Win the Biletnikoff Award in 2013?

 

My early money is on Mike Evans of Texas A&M. Why? Evans is destroying the stats line and is leading the nation in receiving. He has Johnny Football Manziel throwing balls to him. Evans is fast and big–he will turn a bunch of quick ins into long gains after breaking the first tackle. He is tall and a leaper–which was evident against Alabama when he caught long passes in a crowd by out leaping the defenders. And the A&M aerial circus is not going to close shop.

Other comments. It is surprising, actually stunning, that Clemson fans are not supporting Sammy Watkins at the Biletnikoff Award Fan Vote. Penn State, Oregon,Texas Tech, Oregon State, Cal, Texas A&M, and a number of other fan bases are voting for their receivers. Not Clemson. Their fans were screaming bloody murder that Sammy wasn’t on the 2012 Biletnikoff Award Watch List last year despite the rules of the award clearly prohibiting a player suspended by the NCAA or his school (Watkins was suspended by Clemson for the early part of the season) from being placed on the watch list. Sammy, a very talented player, had a poor 2012, missing almost every top 100 list in receiving stats. I remember a sports writer in SC, a Biletnikoff Award voter listed on your web site, who decried in anguish the injustice of the BA’s not listing Sammy on the pre-season watch list. Apparently, he did not mention the prohibition of placing a suspended player on the watch list–despite his having access, as does the public, to the rules on your award’s web site.

 

Marqise Lee of Southern Cal must be praying for a q’back, because no one is doing well throwing passes for the Trojans. USC fans, as well, are missing in action in their Fan Vote support for Lee (and Nelson Agholor, too).

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After only a few games it is hard to seperate the best of the bunch.  The 3 that have stood out to me are Evans at T-A&M -ALA could not stop him, Lee at USC is proven but teams are finding ways to stop him-SC will have to put in in motion to use his skills, Watkins at Clemson will have 3 more TV games to show his worth. With the #2 WR at clemson out Watkins will be more of a go to type.

 

Coach of the year will be an easier pick -I have crossed off Mack Brown the list

    

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After only a few games it is hard to separate the best of the bunch.  The 3 that have stood out to me are Evans at T-A&M -ALA could not stop him, Lee at USC is proven but teams are finding ways to stop him-SC will have to put in in motion to use his skills, Watkins at Clemson will have 3 more TV games to show his worth. With the #2 WR at clemson out Watkins will be more of a go to type.

 

Coach of the year will be an easier pick -I have crossed off Mack Brown the list

OHC, pretty safe bet that Mack Brown will not win any coach of the year awards.LaughLaughLaughLaugh

I love KissKiss receivers. Brandin Cooks, Jace Amaro, Amari Cooper, Odell Beckham, Jeremy Gallon, Deontay Greenberry, Josh Huff, Jordan Matthews, Paul Richardson, Sammy Watkins (behave yourself this year, Sammy!), Allen Robinson, Dres Anderson, Bryce Treggs, Tony Jones, and Marqise Lee are great, fantastic. Gotta be really good to make the Biletnikoff Award watch list. No single position designation (receiver) has more or better players in today's college game.

The BA guy in 2013 is going to be......Mike Evans. Stud of a receiver!KissKiss

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Who Is Going to Win the Biletnikoff Award in 2013?

 

My early money is on Mike Evans of Texas A&M. Why? Evans is destroying the stats line and is leading the nation in receiving. He has Johnny Football Manziel throwing balls to him. Evans is fast and big–he will turn a bunch of quick ins into long gains after breaking the first tackle. He is tall and a leaper–which was evident against Alabama when he caught long passes in a crowd by out leaping the defenders. And the A&M aerial circus is not going to close shop.

Other comments. It is surprising, actually stunning, that Clemson fans are not supporting Sammy Watkins at the Biletnikoff Award Fan Vote. Penn State, Oregon,Texas Tech, Oregon State, Cal, Texas A&M, and a number of other fan bases are voting for their receivers. Not Clemson. Their fans were screaming bloody murder that Sammy wasn’t on the 2012 Biletnikoff Award Watch List last year despite the rules of the award clearly prohibiting a player suspended by the NCAA or his school (Watkins was suspended by Clemson for the early part of the season) from being placed on the watch list. Sammy, a very talented player, had a poor 2012, missing almost every top 100 list in receiving stats. I remember a sports writer in SC, a Biletnikoff Award voter listed on your web site, who decried in anguish the injustice of the BA’s not listing Sammy on the pre-season watch list. Apparently, he did not mention the prohibition of placing a suspended player on the watch list–despite his having access, as does the public, to the rules on your award’s web site.

 

Marqise Lee of Southern Cal must be praying for a q’back, because no one is doing well throwing passes for the Trojans. USC fans, as well, are missing in action in their Fan Vote support for Lee (and Nelson Agholor, too).

I want to amend this post with some observations.

Brandin Cooks is having a fantastic year at Oregon State. But, will the voters see much of him on tv? Same with Paul Richardson of Colorado and Allen Robinson of Penn State.

Same with Willie Snead at Ball State and Jordan Matthews of Vandy

Now, let's watch Odell Beckham, Jr., as LSU may make a title run and that will place the voters' focus on him.

If you scan the top 20 receivers' stats, only Texas A&M's Mike Evans and Beckham are on teams that look to get far in the BCS ranks.

I cannot remember seeing 2 of the pre-season top 5 Biletnikoff Award favorites ever fade like Sammy Watkins and Marqise Lee, or be so utterly abandoned by their fan bases in supporting them for the Biletnikoff Award.

 

 

 

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Looking forward to seeing the play of the LSU duo against UGA this week and Diggs with Maryland against FSU in 2 weeks. 

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Looking forward to seeing the play of the LSU duo against UGA this week and Diggs with Maryland against FSU in 2 weeks. 

One Handed  Catch, I believe LSU's Jarvis Landry should be added to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List.

Tyler Lockett of K State, too.

What do you think?

 

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Hot Sports Chick said
 

One Handed Catch said
Looking forward to seeing the play of the LSU duo against UGA this week and Diggs with Maryland against FSU in 2 weeks. 

One Handed  Catch, I believe LSU's Jarvis Landry should be added to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List.

Tyler Lockett of K State, too.

What do you think?

 

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Good call, HSC:

Media Release - September 24, 2013

Tallahassee, FL - Demonstrating the exceptional depth of talent of 2013 college football receivers, the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc., the creator and sponsor of the Biletnikoff Award, presented to college football’s outstanding receiver, added six receivers to its watch list today.

The six receivers joining the Biletnikoff Award Watch List are:

Antwan Goodley, JR – Baylor
Chandler Jones, SR- San Jose State University
Jarvis Landry, JR – LSU
Tyler Lockett, JR – Kansas State University
Gabe Marks, SO – Washington State University
Richard Mullaney, SO – Oregon State University

 

 

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My picks for Biletnikoff Award semi-finalists (10), finalists (3), and the winner as of September 25:

Ryan Grant TUL

Paul Richardson COL

Odell Beckham, Jr. LSU

Brandin Cooks ORST

Willie Snead BALLST

Jamison Crowder DUKE

Jordan Matthews VAND

Allen Robinson PSU

Tyler Lockett KST

Amari Cooper ALA

Mike Evans TXA&M

Okay, 11, because I could not leave any of the 11 off the list!Laugh

 

Finalist (3)

I love Watkins of CLEM and Lee of USC but they are having subpar seasons.Their fans must be also as those 2 schools' fans are nowhere on FanVote.

So, my 3 finalists are: Mike Evans, Jordan Matthews, and Brandin Cooks.

 

Winner: Mike Evans. He is great and he will have the stats!

 

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My picks for Biletnikoff Award semi-finalists (10), finalists (3), and the winner as of September 25:

Ryan Grant TUL

Paul Richardson COL

Odell Beckham, Jr. LSU

Brandin Cooks ORST

Willie Snead BALLST

Jamison Crowder DUKE

Jordan Matthews VAND

Allen Robinson PSU

Tyler Lockett KST

Amari Cooper ALA

Mike Evans TXA&M

Okay, 11, because I could not leave any of the 11 off the list!Laugh

 

Finalist (3)

I love Watkins of CLEM and Lee of USC but they are having subpar seasons.Their fans must be also as those 2 schools' fans are nowhere on FanVote.

So, my 3 finalists are: Mike Evans, Jordan Matthews, and Brandin Cooks.

 

Winner: Mike Evans. He is great and he will have the stats!

 

HSC: Those are credible choices. I like Evans because of the usage issue. He will get 10 balls a game minimum thrown toward him. Most will have big play possibilities because of the pattern type, his speed and size, and Manziel's ability to put the ball on the mark.

Matthews and Cooks are superb receivers. Robinson, Richardson, and Beckham have the tools. Crowder is an excellent returner, as well, but the first and second string Qbs are done and the third stringer isn't much of a passer. Matthews may be the best of the lot in the NFL, but Evans will be a star because he has Calvin Johnson tools.

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Marqise Lee injured his knee on a punt return in USC's 62-41 loss to Arizona State on 9-28-2013. He was carted to the locker room. He has a $10 million dollar insurance policy that pays off if he is unable to play football again and also a payoff for a lesser amount if his draft position drops significantly because of an injury. Mel Kiper had listed him as the top receiver in the draft.

Best of luck to Marqise for full recovery.

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Xavier Grimble said Marqise Lee tests results were good and he can rehab and return

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Marqise Lee injured his knee on a punt return in USC's 62-41 loss to Arizona State on 9-28-2013. He was carted to the locker room. He has a $10 million dollar insurance policy that pays off if he is unable to play football again and also a payoff for a lesser amount if his draft position drops significantly because of an injury. Mel Kiper had listed him as the top receiver in the draft.

Best of luck to Marqise for full recovery.

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Xavier Grimble said Marqise Lee tests results were good and he can rehab and return

Unfortunately, reports have Marqise Lee's having suffered a severely sprained knee. See below the description from Harvard Medical School what that specific diagnosis means:

"Like other types of sprains, knee sprains are classified according to a grading system:

  • Grade I (mild) — This injury stretches the ligament, which causes microscopic tears in the ligament. These tiny tears don't significantly affect the overall ability of the knee joint to support your weight.
  • Grade II (moderate) — The ligament is partially torn, and there is some mild to moderate instability (or periodic giving out) of the knee while standing or walking.
  • Grade III (severe) — The ligament is torn completely or separated at its end from the bone, and the knee is more unstable.
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When one knee ligament suffers a serious sprain, there is a good chance that other parts of the knee may also be injured. For example, because the MCL helps to protect the ACL from certain types of extreme knee forces, the ACL can become vulnerable to injury when the MCL is torn. In more than half of moderate or severe MCL sprains, the ACL also is sprained.

Knee sprains are very common. ACL sprains tend to cause more significant symptoms compared to MCL injuries. Many MCL sprains are so mild that they don't result in a visit to a doctor.

More than any other group, competitive athletes have a very high risk of knee sprains and other types of knee problems. In U.S. high schoolsicon1.png, the knee is the most frequently injured joint among athletes who compete in football, soccer or wrestling."

 

 

The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, the creator and sponsor of the Biletnikoff Award, wish Marqise a full recovery and all the best.

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Here are the NCAA football receiving stats after the 5th week.

http://www.cbssports.com/colle.....sort/NCAAF

The production by Cooks, Evans,Snead, Matthews and the others in the top echelon is astounding. Greenberry has only played 4 games. We might be looking, based on stats, at a Cooks, Evans, and Matthews trio as finalists. They all play tough schedules.

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 Receiver Stats
Player Team GP REC REYD REYR RETD
Brandin Cooks Oregon State 5 52 807 15.5 9
Mike Evans Texas A&M 5 28 691 24.7 5
Willie Snead Ball State 5 35 611 17.5 4
Jordan Matthews Vanderbilt 5 40 586 14.7 4
Jared Abbrederis Wisconsin 5 33 572 17.3 4
Jamison Crowder Duke 5 37 530 14.3 2
Deontay Greenberry Houston 4 35 530 15.1 3
Jarvis Landry LSU 5 34 520 15.3 7
Odell Beckham LSU 5 26 507 19.5 4
Paul Richardson Colorado 3 26 487 18.7 5
Chandler Jones San Jose State 4 27 485 18.0 4
Titus Davis Central Michigan 5 26 484 18.6 4
Devante Davis UNLV 5 28 473 16.9 8
Tyler Lockett Kansas State 4 29 469 16.2 1
Ryan Grant Tulane 5 33 461 14.0 4
Albert Wilson Georgia State 4 22 457 20.8 4
Robert Herron Wyoming 5 30 451 15.0 3
Allen Robinson Penn State 4 26 448 17.2 3
Devin Street Pittsburgh 4 21 445 21.2 3
Jaelen Strong Arizona State 4 31 433 14.0 2

 

 

 
 
 

 

 
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
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Hot Sports Chick, your choices are excellent. I am very sorry Marqise Lee hurt his knee and I wish him a speedy recovery!

I would add LSU's Beckham and Landry, as well as Duke's Crowder to the list of worthy Biletnikoff Award finalists (3).

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Hot Sports Chick, your choices are excellent. I am very sorry Marqise Lee hurt his knee and I wish him a speedy recovery!

I would add LSU's Beckham and Landry, as well as Duke's Crowder to the list of worthy Biletnikoff Award finalists (3).

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Welcome to the Biletnikoff Award Forum, federer_fan. I have enjoyed your interesting posts!

Brandin Cooks' chances depend on how much visibility the Oregon State Beavers have--they need to win a big game (Oregon?) and gain a high poll standing. Oregon State's Mannion is putting up some really outstanding passing numbers--the Pac 12 looks a bit loose again on defense. In a pinch, I will go with Evans of A&M because he will always have Manziel and the spotlight.

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As of 10-7-2013, my top 10 (semi-finalists) are in no order: Beckham, Landry, Evans, Cooks, Snead, Matthews, Crowder, Allen Robinson, Richardson, and Abbrederis. Campanaro and Goodley are close to cracking the top 10!

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I've covered college sports for 30 plus years, was a trustee for the Biletnikoff Award for a while, and am still not clear how you can select the best player at any position let alone the Heisman winner. But Walter Manley asked me to post my thoughts here, so here I go.

As an FSU beat writer I saw FSU players and whatever teams FSU was playing. I could watch them block downfield and see what they were doing when the ball wasn't thrown their way. I had real opinions about the players I watched but I couldn't tell you the first thing about players I hadn't seen in person.

And don't give me television. Watching a college football game on television is about as fulfilling as watching a dirty movie by yourself.

How do you evaluate a football player off of highlight clips? 

All you see is the best catches, not the missed blocks, or the bad routes where the quarterback had to take a sack or dump the ball down.

But picking the best player is fun for fans and that makes it a good thing; kind of an old fashioned fantasy football league.

To me picking the best receiver, or lineman, is like picking the hottest chick at the Miss America contest. Hell, they all look good to me, different but good.

If you like blondes, then you'll look right past most of those southern Europeans. If you like bust lines, you might have missed that Russian redhead with the legs that go from Atlantic City to Moscow.

You get my point?

My problem is I like birds of all feathers. American, South American, Asian... if they're pretty, I like em. On television they all look good to me. On paper their stats do too... 36-22-34, 40-26-38, don't matter... line em up, strut em by, and I'm Happy, Happy Happy.

Until I meet them. Until I see them in action. Then I can pick em apart. Then I find fault with damn near everyone of them.

Football players are like that. The stats don't tell half the story most times. And the highlight tapes don't tell you what they did on a play when the ball didn't come their way.

I'm looking at the list you're evaluating and agree receptions, yards, and touchdowns are a couple of indicators of quality but how about yards after catch, touchdown to catch ratio and rushing yards? How about effectiveness as a blocker which is not so obvious but integral to a winning team?

And what about performance in big games? Diggs came into Doak as the No. 4 receiver on the above list and caught two balls with no touchdowns and apparently didn't help much in the running game as MD had just 35 yards with 7 yards the longest.  Meanwhile Rashad Greene, who has one of the highest touchdowns to receptions ratios in the nation, caught 4 for 108 yards and shared the wealth with Kelvin Benjamin (5), Kenny Shaw (5), Nick Oleary (4) and five other receivers and sprung FSU runners on multiple double digit runs.

Next week I'll get to see another great passing combo when FSU plays at Clemson where Tajh Boyd is the real deal and Sammie Watkins is a difference maker like Greene, Benjamin and Shaw. Watkins can run, catch, block and is generally in the middle of the big play.

How do these receivers and quarterbacks compare to each other or to the rest of the nation?

I don't have a clue.

But I'll be there, enjoying watching them, but thankfully not as much as I enjoy watching the legs on that Russian redhead.

You all have a daunting task my friends in choosing the best receiver in the field. It's a task I know you all take seriously and I applaud you for the effort. Enjoy your journey.

 

 

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Great post, Jerry Kutz. Please come again and express your opinion. I like the way this board treats fellow posters.

Ty Montgomery of Stanford (Indians, now Cardinal) and Jordan Williams of Ball State were added to the watch list. Both are superb talents.

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