There is no denying the effect wide receiver Justin Blackmon had on the Oklahoma State football program. No other Cowboys receiver has had the kind of impact he did, and it will be hard to replace him.
Blackmon is one of just two players to ever win multiple Biletnikoff awards (the other being Michael Crabtree), and he caught 232 passes for 3,304 yards and 38 touchdowns in just two seasons as the No. 1 Cowboys receiver.
Now, he’s gone on to the NFL and the Cowboys are looking for the wideout that could replace him. It won’t be an easy role to fill. Blackmon not only produced; he also made the game much easier on his teammates by taking much of the opposing defense’s attention.
Here are the five players who have a shot at filling his shoes in 2012.