2017 NFL Draft: Top 5 Wide Receivers

The Eagles' lack of production from the wide receiver position has reached a critical level.

Nelson Agholor needs to "clear his head," Jordan Matthews, their best receiver, had another big drop, and the fan base is clinging its hopes to an undrafted rookie in Paul Turner.

Carson Wentz needs help. Bad. 

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Here are the top five receiver prospects in college football:

1. Mike Williams, Clemson, redshirt junior (6-3/225)
Williams came back from a scary neck injury to show why he's been so highly touted. So far this season Williams has 73 catches for 1,014 yards and seven touchdowns. But Williams is no one-year wonder. He had a monster sophomore season, posting a 57-1,030-6 line. His ball skills may be the best of anyone in the class. He's the whole package.

2. JuJu Smith-Schuster, USC, junior (6-2/220)
I know, I know, a USC receiver. Smith-Schuster does have a lot going for him though with a great combination of size and speed. He's had a bit of a down year (59 catches, 758 yards, eight TDs), but much of that has to do with the inconsistency at quarterback. With Cody Kessler at the helm, Smith-Schuster produced a stellar sophomore season (89 catches, 1,454 yards, 10 TDs). 

3. John Ross, Washington, junior (5-11/190)
I slot Ross just below Smith-Schuster because of Ross' size. But he's legit. He's pulled in 64 catches for 991 yards and 15 touchdowns. He's also more than just a big-play threat. Ross is an excellent route runner and has shown the ability to get open against physical corners. 

4. Corey Davis, Western Michigan, senior (6-3/213)
You want production? Davis has 309 career catches for 4,980 yards and 49 touchdowns. You want size and physicality? Davis has it at 6-foot-3 and 213 pounds. You want speed? Davis has averaged 16.1 yards per catch in his career. The only thing Davis doesn't have is a big-school pedigree, though the Broncos are currently ranked No. 21. If he's a second-round pick, he's a steal.

5. Dede Westbrook, Oklahoma, senior (6-0/175)
The fact that Westbrook is No. 5 on this list is a pretty good indication of how deep this receiver class is. Westbrook is extremely explosive. On the season, the senior has caught 70 passes for 1,354 and 15 touchdowns. That's almost 20 yards a catch, and that's after starting the season off slow. He had 154 yards combined in his first three games with no touchdowns. He's averaged 150 yards and almost two touchdowns a game in his last eight.

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