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Top 5 Wide Receiver Draft Prospects

Who are the best wide receivers in this year's draft class?

Who are the best wide receivers in this year's draft class?

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Most analysts agree that Alabama's Amari Cooper, West Virginia's Kevin White and Louisville's DeVante Parker are the top three wide receivers in this year's draft. There is question, though, as to who is No. 1.

NFL.com polls four writers for their mock drafts. Of the four, three have White as the top receiver and one has Cooper in the top spot. All four agree one of the two pass-catchers will be taken by the Raiders with the fourth overall pick.

"He's not just a product of West Virginia's system -- he's talented," NFL.com wrote in their scouting report. "White showed off 23 reps on the bench press and a blazing 4.35 40 at the combine, proving he has the top-end speed to go with the size and strength. White came into West Virginia with very limited confidence, according to team insiders, but when he left, he had realized his rare talent. White lacks the polish of Amari Cooper, but some teams already believe he has the best upside of any wide receiver in this draft."

As many as five wide receivers could be taken in the first round of this year's draft.

Below are the top 5 wide receiver prospects, according to NFL Media's Mike Mayock:

  1. Kevin White, West Virginia
  2. Amari Cooper, Alabama
  3. DeVante Parker, Louisville
  4. Breshad Perriman, C. Florida
    T-5. Dorial Green-Beckham, Missouri
    T-5. Nelson Agholor, USC
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