Ranking the Top 10 Rookie Wide Receivers

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Oct 19, 2013; Columbus, OH, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Devin Smith (9) looks to get around Iowa Hawkeyes defensive back Desmond King (14) during the fourth quarter at Ohio Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

8. Devin Smith (Round 2-3) – Ohio State 

Within a couple minutes of watching Ohio State film, it is clear that Devin Smith is an NFL talent. Last year, he averaged 27.7 yards per catch! That is off the charts! He spreads the field with his speed and fights for extra yards. He is a true grinder despite being undersized.

The connection between Devin Smith and Odell Beckham Jr. is exciting. They both are a tad undersized but both possess the coordination, the fight, and the explosiveness to produce big numbers. Last year, Odell surpassed his draft expectations and I believe Devin Smith will do the same.

If Coach O’Brien wants a deep threat in his arsenal, Devin Smith is his man. He most likely will be available in the second round and the Texans could use him as a WR2-3 alongside DeAndre Hopkins.