Biography: "Former running back who moved to receiver as a junior and started the next two seasons. All-Conference selection as a senior, posting career-best numbers of 88/1306/15. Junior totals included 66/690/4."
Positives: "Reliable possession wide out with average size/speed numbers. Consistently catches the ball away from his body and displays good eye/hand coordination. Adjusts the errant throw, makes the reception in stride, and gets down for low passes. Goes over the middle to make the difficult catch in a crowd. Keeps the play in bounds and works to pick up positive yardage running after the catch. Displays a good sense of timing. Smart receiver who does a nice job coming back into the clearing to make himself an available target."
Negatives: Average route runner. One-speed receiver who cannot stretch the field.
Analysis: Pilares has shown terrific development in his game the past two seasons after moving to the receiver position. He lacks great size but could be a fifth wide out who primarily lines up in the slot for an NFL team.
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