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2020 Draft Profile: Oklahoma WR CeeDee Lamb is a polished receiver who is 'equally explosive and reliable'

Oklahoma WR CeeDee Lamb

Height / Weight: 6'2" / 198 lbs

2019 stats: 13 games, 62 receptions, 1,327 yards, 21.4 yards per reception, 14 touchdowns

Accolades: All-Big 12 Honorable Mention for Offensive Freshman of the Year (2017), Honorable Mention Choice by League's Coaches (2018), Second-Team All-Big 12 (2018), First-Team All-Big 12 (2019), Consensus All-American (2019)

2020 NFL Draft prospect rankings: Daniel Jeremiah's Top 50 - #9

Giants current depth at WR: Sterling Shepard, Golden Tate, Darius Slayton, Cody Core, Da'Mari Scott, Alex Bachman, David Sills V, Reggie White Jr.'s Daniel Jeremiah: Lamb is a tall, lean wideout with top-tier hands, toughness and production. He lines up inside and outside. He is a smooth, fluid route runner and understands how to set up cornerbacks. He also has a good feel in zone. He attacks the ball when working back to the quarterback and tracks the ball naturally down the field. Lamb doesn't have elite speed, but he can find some extra juice when the ball is in the air. He is at his best after the catch, as he consistently breaks tackles and is also very elusive. Overall, Lamb is a polished player who is equally explosive and reliable.’s Lance Zierlein: Explosive, three-level playmaker and vital cog in one of the most potent offensive machines in college football over the last three seasons. Lamb uses speed and separation quickness to dominate competition in a scheme that frequently created open throws in space. His routes will need to become more efficient and crisp to beat man-to-man coverage against NFL size and speed, but his ball skills and explosiveness with the ball in his hand should allow teams to scheme him into explosive opportunities right away. Lamb has the potential to play any of the three receiver positions as a pro and should benefit greatly from the NFL's continued movement toward college-style passing attacks.

ESPN's Mel Kiper: Lamb showed how special he can be in the Sooners' win over Texas in October, catching 10 passes for 171 yards and three touchdowns. But you should really watch the highlights, because the overall numbers don't quite capture his dominance. He had 65 catches for 1,158 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2018, and that was as the Sooners' No. 2 target. With Marquise Brown off to the NFL, Lamb was the top target for Jalen Hurts last season, averaging 21.4 yards per catch with 14 touchdowns. Lamb is an advanced route runner, has outstanding hands and can get open against any defender. He doesn't have elite speed, but I expect him to test well at the combine.

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