3. Henry Ruggs is really, really, really fast
How do you know someone is really, really, really fast?
He doesn’t run all that well, he’s sort of a disappointment, and his 40 time is the second-fastest among all wide receiver prospects – and tied for fourth-fastest among all prospects – over the last 15 years.
It was the Thursday buzz – could the Alabama star receiver break the 4.22 mark set by former Washington receiver John Ross back in 2017?
Ruggs wasn’t able to get there, but his 4.27 was more than good enough.
Oh yeah, and he came up with a 42″ vertical, too.
He’s not all that huge, and he can be pushed around a bit, but you have to get your hands on him first.
A part of the incredible Bama receiving puzzle, he caught 40 passes for 746 yards and seven scores – averaging 18.6 yards per pop – with fantastic hands to go along with his world-class wheels. That all would make him the No. 1 receiver off the board in most classes, but not in this one.
This year, he might be third or fourth on the list, but he proved he’s a top 20 pick that every offensive coordinator is going to want. He looked the part, and …