The best receivers from the 2013 collegiate landscape are all headed to the NFL. A few of those athletes, like Vanderbilt's Jordan Matthews, are entering the pros after using up their eligibility. However, for the bulk of the faces that dazzled the scene a year ago, early entry into the draft was the move. They pushed to get into the NFL and closer to a professional contract.
2014 will be about new faces assuming the top roles and filling out the ranks.
With the influx of offenses designed to play to receivers' strengths, this upcoming season should not lack high-level receiver play. The cupboards are stocked all over the nation, and receivers at schools big and small are ready to explode when the light shines on them for the season.
There is plenty of talent coming back and this group is comprised of players expected to have big years in production and guys likely push their way toward the top of the draft. Here's a list, in alphabetical order, of some of the players who should be among the big names for the 2014 season.