Sammy Watkins out of Clemson is the most talked about and hyped college receiver there has been in quite some time.
But it was so nearly Marqise Lee from USC. The trojans man won the Biletnikoff Award for best receiver in the nation in 2012 when he was just a sophomore and was destined to break records as an upperclassman.
But a string of several injuries have plagued the young man and now he hardly gets spoken about at all.
And now, according to several scouts, he is the most overrated player in the whole of the 2014 NFL draft.
Matt Miller of Bleacher Report conducted the anonymous poll and summed up thusly:
"Who is the most overrated player in the class? I polled five area scouts, and three listed USC wide receiver Marqise Lee as their answer. The other votes were for Timmy Jernigan and Teddy Bridgewater."
Ouch, that's got to hurt. Miller also has Lee not even going in the first round at all anymore, he is placed as the 41st name off the board for May time.
In his now infamous award-winning sophomore season, Lee posted up numbers of 118 receptions going for 1,721 yards and 14 touchdowns.
Miller's prediction for Lee to go so low is a little bit of an overreaction in my opinion. While he isn't near the level of Watkins he is still a solid receiver and if he's still on the board he won't fall beyond the Carolina Panthers with the 28th pick.
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