An evolution at tight end has left coaches searching for athletes who can do much more than block and occasionally catch. Players at the position exhibit a blend of speed and size, adding a dynamic dimension to the passing game.
Blocking skills remain mandatory, and for many of the top 2015 tight ends, that development remains a major work in progress. College coaches are clamoring for talent at the position, while combing through this recruiting class, and we broke down game tape to get a better indication of prospects to keep tabs on throughout the cycle.
Our 2015 positional rankings continue with an examination of elite tight ends. We ranked America's 10 most promising prospects, keeping a close eye on their effort at the line of scrimmage and downfield.
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