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Road to the NFL Draft: Kolby Listenbee

Position: Wide receiver.

School: TCU.

Combine measurables: 6-foot, 197 pounds.

Combine stats: 40-yard dash: 4.39 seconds. Bench press: 15 reps. Vertical jump: 35.5 inches. Broad jump: 10 feet, 9 inches.

Career stats: 40 games, 74 catches, 1,432 yards, 19.4 yards per catch, 9 TDs.

Draft projection: Third-fourth round.

Lowdown: A four-time All-American at TCU for track and field, Listenbee’s game is all about speed. He ran a 10.03-second 100-meter dash, and also was a part of the Horned Frogs’ 400- and 1,600-meter relay teams. … On the football field, he’s a two-time All-Big 12 honorable-mention selection, leading TCU with a 19.9-yard average per catch as a senior. Scouting reports say he’s got good hands and adjusts well to the ball in the air – a particularly important trait for a player who will be expected to provide a deep-passing option. … Listenbee figures to be one-sided in the NFL, as he lacks the size to be used out of the slot and won’t offer much as a blocker. … Reportedly made a pre-draft visit to the Buffalo Bills on Wednesday, the last in which prospects were able to do so.

They said it: “If straight-line speed is what you need, Listenbee is perhaps the best mid-to-late-round prospect to keep an eye on. He’s a bit of a track star on the field, showing less-than-ideal bulk and toughness as a route-runner. He can flat out fly, though, helping take the top off the defense.” – CBS Sports’ Rob Rang

– 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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