Written by Luke Easterling on October 10, 2015
Each week, Senior NFL Draft Analyst Luke Easterling will take a look at some of the best 1-on-1 matchups in college football featuring potential 2016 NFL Draft prospects.
South Carolina WR Pharoh Cooper 5’11”, 207 | Junior | #11
A 1st-team All-SEC pick in 2014 after hauling in 69 passes for 1,136 yards and nine touchdowns, Cooper picked up right where he left off this season, tallying 322 yards and a pair of scores on 26 catches through five games. He’s topped 100 yards receiving in two of those games, while adding 81 yards and a touchdown on the ground.
Cooper is an explosive playmaker who is dangerous after the catch, or in any situation where he gets the ball in space. He’s got a thick frame, which allows him to take hits and continue to be physical, and he’s solid at the catch point despite being under six (read more…)