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PLAYERS
Cortez Smith
Position: WR
Class:  4Sr
School: Purdue
Conference: Big Ten
HT: 6-2.5
WT: 181
40 Time: 4.55
Biography: Junior college transfer who moved into the starting lineup last season and posted a career-best 33/434/4. Junior totals included 17/177/2 when he started one game.

Positives: "Adequately sized possession receiver who has soft hands. Uses his frame to his advantage, gets vertical, and highpoints the ball over defenders. Nicely adjusts to the errant throw, looks the ball into his hands, and displays the ability to pluck passes from the air. Gives effort blocking and displays skill running after the catch."

Negatives: Lacks classic possession receiver size is and not a burner who can stretch the field. Moderately productive at Purdue.

Analysis: Smith is a fluid pass catcher who would be best running underneath routes in a timing or West Coast offense.

Projection: FA
2010 Receiving Statistics
Receptions Receiving Yards Average Per Reception Receiving Touchdowns
33 434 13.2 4
2010 Rushing Statistics
Rushing Yards Attempts Average Per Rush Touchdowns
8 2 4.0 0
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