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PFF: Texas’ Devin Duvernay led all true freshman WRs in passer rating when targeted

Posted August 2nd, 2017

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Few players in college football did more with less in 2016 than Texas wide receiver Devin Duvernay.

If these numbers compiled by the analysts at Pro Football Focus are any indication, we should see more of the sophomore speedster this fall. Duvernay led all true freshman wide receivers in passer rating when targeted.

Duvernay has all the makings of a quarterback’s best friend. He was clocked at 10.27 seconds in the 100-meter dash during his junior year at Sachse High School, and showed off that speed multiple times in 2016 — including one impressive 100-yard dash that nearly saved a touchdown.

RELATED: PFF grades Shane Buechele among nation’s best true freshman QBs

He averaged a whopping 20.6 yards per catch and had touchdowns of 63, 75 and 80 yards in successive weeks. Unfortunately, Longhorns quarterback Shane Buechele only found him 20 times.

If they can up those numbers, Buechele and Duvernay could quickly become one of the best sophomore tandems in the country.

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