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WR Brandin Cooks (ORST), WR Mike Evans (TA&M), WR Sammy Watkins (CLEM)
Sammy Watkins has the least-impressive stats of the trio, but his production has been the most consistent from week to week, which should make him the preferred candidate.
Brandin Cooks leads the nation in receptions and yards, ranking second in touchdowns behind Fresno State's Davante Adams (who's also had a huge year). It is hard to imagine this award not going to someone who almost has the national triple crown.
Cooks' production has petered off in the latter part of the season, as his offense has on the whole. After averaging 168 yards per game during Oregon State's 6-1 start, he's down to "just" 96 yards per game during its current four-game losing streak.
Mike Evans, meanwhile, is an impressive combination of talent and production, but his numbers are inflated by a couple massive games. He gets extra points for shredding Alabama and Auburn the way he did (566 yards combined), but he hasn't been the same beast in other games this year, finishing below 85 yards six different times.
This is another award where all three guys have a legitimate shot to win, but at the end of the day, Watkins is the best blend of game film, production and consistency.
Clemson has been off the map a bit since losing to Florida State, but Watkins has continued to be great.