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.

Oklahoma Sooners WR CeeDee Lamb | NFL Draft | PFN Draft Insiders with Tony Pauline and Andy Herman
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CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma

CeeDee Lamb’s 2019 season is off to a fast and furious start, as he has hauled in 36 passes for 816 yards and an outstanding 11 touchdowns. He had a banner performance against Oklahoma’s biggest rival, the Texans Longhorns, which consisted of 10 catches, 171 yards, and 3 touchdowns. The big stage doesn’t scare CeeDee Lamb one bit.

There will be many that think I am nuts that I have Lamb ranked third in this draft class. In fact, there is a large segment of the draft community that thinks Lamb is the best wide receiver prospect in the 2020 NFL draft. In his article NFL Draft: Is Oklahoma’s CeeDee Lamb WR1?, Pro Football Network writer AJ Schulte does a dynamic job at highlighting Lamb’s strengths. His body control, concentration, and route running are top-notch. Also, let’s not forget that he is insanely dangerous in the open field. 

In the video below, watch Lamb’s ability to change direction, locate the football and cash it in for six.

Lamb is a brilliant competitor, whom is willing to fight, claw and scratch for every yard. He is absolutely relentless.

In terms of his draft prospectus, Lamb’s is a likely top-ten selection in the 2020 NFL draft, with his floor being a top-15 selection. Teams like the Raiders, Jaguars, and Giants will be salivating to draft a player like CeeDee Lamb.

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