This year for the Clemson football team, all the hype was on wide receiver Sammy Watkins, and deservedly so. He has proven himself to be a great prospect in this year's NFL Draft. The St. Louis Rams brought Watkins in for a workout already, but that's not the only Clemson wide-out they were interested in. It's being reported that the Rams have worked out Watkin's teammate, Martavis Bryant.
Bryant is 6'4 and 211 pounds, and he ran a 4.42 in the 40 yard dash. Bryant is a physical specimen who resembles current Rams' receiver Brian Quick. It's not a surprise that the Rams are taking a look at Bryant; they have 12 draft picks and their passing offensive has been anemic for sometime.
Here's Nolin Nawrocki on Bryant.
A lean, long-limbed, rangy, outside-the-numbers, big-play receiver, Bryant declared for the draft early with underclassmen nipping at his playing time late in the season. Will require additional seasoning to make a mark in the pro game. A better tester than football player at this stage of his development, he has tools to be molded if he learns to hone his focus.
Bryant is interesting. He has the speed-size that the league loves in it's receivers. He's able to get vertical and make some big time catches. However, he's a sloppy route runner and has had a lot of drops. He's basically a developmental project like Quick.
Honestly, Bryant is probably a player to keep in mind in the later rounds. If the Rams didn't already have Quick, it would be easier to see the potential in the Rams drafting Bryant. If the Rams decide to draft Bryant, it will be in the 3rd or 4th round.
Martavis Bryant isn't the only receiver who has visited the Rams: Mike Evans, Sammy Watkins, and Kelvin Benjamin have also visited "The Lou".