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I cannot speak highly enough of Michael Floyd and Golden Tate.
These two represent one of the biggest threats in college football.
Floyd came into Notre Dame last season and performed to a extent not expected by many people. He showed that he could run just about every route there is and that he could come down with the ball in traffic.
He showed speed and strength to the tune of seven touchdowns and over 700 yards receiving in his freshman year.
Tate is most definitely the star of the receivers. Possessing 4.4 speed, he is one of the biggest deep threats in college football.
With 10 touchdowns and over 1,000 yards receiving in 2008, he has been and will be Jimmy Clausen's go-to guy. With the ability to get behind the defense, he will be very valuable.
However, there are several other receivers who could make a contribution. Junior Duval Kamara, freshman Shaq Evans, and improving Rob Parris will all contribute in some way.
Then you have the TEs to think about. At 6'6", 258, Kyle Rudolph is a matchup nightmare for defenses to have to worry about.
Reason No. 2 is the receiving corps.