Written by Joe Marino on January 16, 2016
Tyler Boyd is arguably the most dynamic offensive player in the 2016 NFL Draft class.
Boyd’s career at Pittsburgh got off to a tremendous start and it didn’t take long for scouts to ohh and ahh over his skills. As a true freshman, Boyd tallied 85 catches for 1,174 yards and seven touchdowns in a truly historic season. His total number of receptions and receiving yards broke the freshman school records in both categories that were previously held by the sensational Larry Fitzgerald. Additionally, he broke Sammy Watkins’ ACC record for receptions in a season by a freshman. That is some incredible company to be in.
In Boyd’s sophomore season, he was even better as he totaled 1,261 receiving yards and averaged an impressive 16.2 yards per catch despite working with a new starting quarterback. His junior and final season at Pitt showcased a different set of skills (read more…)