NFL analyst calls Watkins one of the best WR he has seen in the last decade
Last Thursday on "NFL AM," NFL draft analyst Mike Mayock had high praise for former Clemson wide receiver Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
Wide Receiver (2011 - 2013)
#2 6-1, 205
Fort Myers, FL
View Full Profile. Mayock said that Watkins is one of the best wide receivers he has seen on tape in the last decade.
That is high praise indeed and puts Watkins with some select company. Here are the other wide receivers in the last decade that were selected in the top 5 in the NFL draft which most mock drafts have Watkins.
Year Pick Player Team School
2011 4 A.J. Green Cincinnati Bengals Georgia
2007 2 Calvin Johnson Detroit Lions Georgia Tech
2005 3 Braylon Edwards Cleveland Browns Michigan
2004 3 Larry Fitzgerald Arizona Cardinals Pittsburgh
2003 2 Charles Rogers Detroit Lions Michigan State
2003 3 Andre Johnson Houston Texans Miami (Fla.)