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Let's Rank 'Em! Top 25 NCAA Wide Receivers Entering Week Eight

SOUTH BEND, IN - OCTOBER 03: Golden Tate #23 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs against the Washington Huskies on his way to a 67 yard touchdown on October 3, 2009 at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
David CarterCorrespondent IOctober 14, 2016

This college football season, we’ve seen so many great wide receivers play the game. We’ve seen plenty of great catches, dives into the end zone, and 100-yard, and even 200-yard games. Just like quarterbacks and running backs, I’ve decided to make my own like of the top 25 wide receivers that have performed the best this college football season. Regardless of who they play for, or what kinds of expectations they had to start the season. These top 25 guys are the real deal. Here’s how I see the NCAA’s top wide receivers.

1. Freddie Barnes (Bowling Green): 882 receiving yards, 8 touchdowns

2. Vincent Brown (San Diego State): 778 receiving yards, 6 touchdowns

3. Eric Page (Toledo): 767 receiving yards, 6 touchdowns

4. Greg Salas (Hawaii): 791 receiving yards, 5 touchdowns

5. Golden Tate (Notre Dame): 719 receiving yards, 6 touchdowns

6. Mike Williams (Syracuse): 712 receiving yards, 6 touchdowns

7. Eric Decker (Minnesota): 731 receiving yards, 5 touchdowns

8. Naaman Roosevelt (Buffalo): 705 receiving yards, 6 touchdowns

9. A.J. Green (Georgia): 682 receiving yards, 6 touchdowns

10. Keith Smith (Purdue): 710 receiving yards, 4 touchdowns

11. Stephen Williams (Toledo): 671 receiving yards, 5 touchdowns

12. Demariyus Thomas (Georgia Tech): 671 receiving yards, 4 touchdowns

13. Duke Calhoun (Memphis): 666 receiving yards, 5 touchdowns

14. Blair White (Michigan State): 635 receiving yards, 6 touchdowns

15. Tandon Doss (Indiana): 676 receiving yards, 2 touchdowns

16. Dezmon Briscoe (Kansas): 671 receiving yards, 4 touchdowns

17. Mardy Gilyard (Cincinnati): 592 receiving yards, 7 touchdowns

18. Danario Alexander (Missouri): 627 receiving yards, 5 touchdowns

19. Jeremy Williams (Tulane): 641 receiving yards, 3 touchdowns

20. Jordan Shipley (Texas): 605 receiving yards, 3 touchdowns

21. Kerry Meier (Kansas): 580 receiving yards, 6 touchdowns

22. Rodney Bradley (Hawaii): 575 receiving yards, 5 touchdowns

23. Emmanuel Sanders (SMU): 581 receiving yards, 2 touchdowns

24. Ryan Whalen (Stanford): 554 receiving yards, 3 touchdowns

25. Torrey Smith (Maryland): 553 receiving yards, 4 touchdowns

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