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Road to the NFL Draft: Josh Doctson

Position: Wide receiver.

School: Texas Christian.

Combine measurables: 6-foot-2, 202 pounds.

Combine stats: 40-yard dash: 4.5 seconds. Bench press: 14 reps. Vertical jump: 41 inches. Broad jump: 10 feet, 11 inches. 3-cone drill: 6.84 seconds. 20-yard shuttle: 4.08 seconds. 60-yard shuttle: 11.06 seconds.

Career stats: 47 games, 215 catches, 3,178 yards, 34 touchdowns.

Draft projection: First-second round.

Lowdown: A consensus first-team All-American and Biletnikoff Award finalist, Doctson finished his career as the best receiver in TCU history, despite spending his freshman year at Wyoming. Doctson’s 180 catches with the Horned Frogs is just one off the TCU record of 181, while his receiving yards (2,785) and touchdowns (34) are both records. … He had a record 79 catches in 2015 despite missing two games because of a wrist injury. … His 41-inch vertical was the best at the combine, while his broad jump was in the top three among receivers as were his 20- and 60-yard shuttle times. … Targeted nearly 37 percent of the time in TCU’s offense, so he’s used to being a No. 1 option. … Will need to add strength in the NFL and show a commitment to becoming a better blocker. He’ll also have to adjust to press coverage, which he didn’t face much of in college.

They said it: “He’s got a lot of length. He’s got tremendous ball skills, competitive and had a great year and has great character.” – ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.

– Jay Skurski

The Buffalo News is profiling 50 prospects in 50 days leading up to the NFL Draft, which begins April 28.

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