Josh Doctson, wide receiver out of Texas Christian, on the field and at the combine showing his skills.
In order to familiarize fans with some of the top names in the 2016 NFL Draft, Chargers.com will be highlighting a different prospect each weekday leading up to the first day of the draft on April 28th.
We continue the series with a scouting report of TCU WR Josh Doctson.
Name: Josh DoctsonSchool: TCUHeight: 6-2Weight: 202 poundsPosition: WRNFL Network Pro Comparison: Terrance Williams
Perhaps no wide receiver prospect has better pure ball skills than Josh Doctson, who boasts a seemingly endless catch radius with massive hands that engulf the football.
As a result, Doctson was highly targeted at TCU as he saw 36.5 percent of all passes thrown his way in 2015, and departed as the most productive wideout in school history. He leaves as the Horned Frogs all-time leader in total receiving yards (2,785), touchdown catches (29), receptions in a single season (79) and receiving yards in a single game (267). Only three times has a TCU wideout eclipsed 1,000 yards in a season, and two of those campaigns belong to Doctson. He caught 65 passes for 1,018 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior before becoming a consensus first team all-American in 2015 with 79 receptions for 1,337 yards and 14 TDs.
Doctson is a tall wideout who uses every bit of his 6-2, 202-pound frame to his advantage. He routinely climbs the ladder to bring down 50/50 jump balls, and is a major weapon in the red zone. Doctson thrives out wide on the edge as he routinely creates separation, and is a quarterback's dream for the way he deftly contorts his body to adjust to any type of throw.
While he doesn't possess elite, burner speed, the competitive wideout is able to make men miss with his toughness after the catch. Overall, Doctson is expected to provide reliable production year in and year out at the NFL level.
Combine Metrics40-Yard Dash: 4.50 seconds
Bench Press: 14 reps
Vertical Jump:41.0 inches
Broad Jump:131.0 inches
3-Cone Drill: 6.84 seconds
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