Sensational group of 2020 wide receiver prospects the best ever?

The wide receiver class for 2020 is exceptional, but can it compare to legendary classes of years' past? The bottom line is these players are phenomenal talents that could answer that question.

2020 NFL Draft
CLEMSON, SOUTH CAROLINA – SEPTEMBER 07: Demani Richardson #26 of the Texas A&M Aggies tries to stop Tee Higgins #5 of the Clemson Tigers during their game at Memorial Stadium on September 07, 2019 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

What makes the 2020 NFL Draft Wide Receiver Class Special?

Tee Higgins, Clemson

The first thing you notice when you watch Tee Higgins is the tremendous size he possesses. Standing at 6’4″ tall, Higgins towers over opposing defensive backs. He offers tremendous length, which when paired with his mentality to attack the football while it is in the air, allows him to excel when it comes to the contested catch. 

Higgins comes from a basketball background, which is evident when you will see him box-out defenders to haul in a pass. He possesses a good blend of size, speed, and athleticism, which allows him to make big plays down the field.

While Higgins seems like a surefire first-round selection in the 2020 NFL draft, he does come with some concerns. He is not a polished route-runner by any means, and the Clemson offensive scheme doesn’t require him to do much work in the middle of the field. Most of his damage is caused on the outside. With that said, teams looking for a big-bodied receiver such as the Green Bay Packers would love to get their hands on a player the caliber of Tee Higgins. 


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