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.

Jerry Jeudy - NFL Draft
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Jerry Jeudy, Alabama

The best receiver in this draft is Alabama’s Jerry Jeudy. As a route runner, Jeudy is a pure technician. He is able to break in and out of routes with the greatest of ease and without losing any speed. He has the ability to consistently set up defenders with a full arsenal of moves and encompasses a staggering route tree at his disposal. 

He has some of the quickest feet that you will ever see, extremely strong hands and is brilliant in the open-field. When all is said and done, we could be looking at a player that is “gold jacket” good. 

The video below exhibits Jerry Jeudy’s brilliance as a route runner. When it comes to running routes, as a rookie Jeudy will be better than most of the players in the NFL.

While he may not be as fast as teammate Henry Ruggs, Juedy himself possesses elite speed. In the video below, watch him turn on the jets to burn the Arkansas defense.

Jeudy will be a top-5 selection in the 2020 NFL draft. He is as good as we have seen come into the NFL ranks since the 2011 draft, which brought us AJ Green and Julio Jones. In summary, Jeudy is an explosive player, who can create separation with ease, which will draw him comparisons to Odell Beckham Jr.  

Neal Driscoll is a writer for PFN covering the NFL Draft. You can follow him @NealDriscoll on Twitter.

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