The wide receiver position has become perhaps the most popular position to play today. Young kids see the glory receivers get when catching a deep pass for a long touchdown, but they don't realize how much more is needed for success at the position.
There are a ton of other things that go into being a great WR, and today, we're going to look into the most important tangible skills a WR needs to have. We've already been over the QB position, RB position and DE position, so let's look at what a recruit needs to have to work well as a perimeter pass catcher.
Now, again, these skills are what I look for and deem most important. I say that because many of you want the 6'5" WR like Calvin Johnson, when players like Steve Smith of the Panthers, Victor Cruz and Santonio Holmes have also had elite success. So size may be important for you, whereas it isn't for me.
Yet, here are the most important tangible skills WRs need to have as college recruits.