After setting school records in receptions (89) and receiving yards (1,207) in 2011, it seemed unlikely that Ryan Swope would be able to replicate his breakout junior season with the departure of future No. 8 overall draft pick Ryan Tannehill to the pros.
However, the emergence of Heisman quarterback Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M translated into a 2013 Cotton Bowl victory for the Aggies and another solid season from Swope.
This former running back displayed some awfully soft hands as a slot receiver and showed a knack for finding a cushion in the defense. Not to mention that added advantage of having running back strength, which he uses forcefully in his blocking ability.
Here are five video highlights from Swope's career at Texas A&M.