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As 49ers.com runs down the list of top prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft, we conclude our "Meet the Prospect" series with one of this year's top playmakers, TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson.The Basics
Doctson is TCU's record holder in career receiving yards (2,785) and touchdowns (29). Additionally, the former Horned Frogs star pass-catcher ranks second in career receptions with 180 and finished with 10 multiple-touchdown performances. In 2015, the wideout set career highs with 78 receptions for 1,326 yards and 14 touchdowns to earn consensus All-American honors.
Predicting where the top wide receivers will land in this year's draft is an impossible task. Doctson is joined by Ole Miss' Laquon Treadwell, Baylor's Corey Coleman and Notre Dame's Will Fuller as a few of the pass-catchers who could go in the first round this Thursday. Any one of those names could be the first off the board.
If the San Francisco 49ers want to draft Doctson, it likely won't be with the No. 7 pick. That means they'd have to trade back into the first round to get him. San Francisco certainly has enough draft capital to make a deal with 12 overall selections in 2016.Measurables
Arm length: 31 7/8 inches
Hand Size: 9 7/8 inchesNFL.com Pro Comparison
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams.Best College Game
Doctson dominated in a 55-52, shootout victory against in-state rival Texas Tech this past season. The wideout caught 18 passes for 267 yards and three touchdowns. Doctson scored from 9-, 52- and 5-yards out, and they all came in the first half. It was the second time Doctson eclipsed 200 receiving yards in a single game (225 yards against Oklahoma State in 2014).Combine Statistics
40-yard dash: 4.50 seconds
Bench press: 14 reps
Vertical jump: 41 inches
Broad jump: 131.0 inches
3 cone drill: 6.84 seconds
20-yard shuttle: 4.08 seconds
60-yard shuttle: 11.06 secondsMock Draft Connections
CBS Sports' Rob Rang – No. 23 overall pick (Minnesota Vikings)
NFL Media's Bucky Brooks – No. 24 overall pick (Cincinnati Bengals)
NFL Media's Charles Davis – No. 24 overall pick (Bengals)What the Media is Saying…
"Extends with magnet hands to pluck away from his body, displaying usually terrific focus and tracking ability. Uses his body well to box out and shield defenders from the ball. Immediately looks to turn catches upfield with deceiving run toughness and a strong stiff arm." – CBS Sports’ Dane Brugler
"Targeted 36.5 percent of the time and has the mentality of a lead receiver. Silky vertical routes with ability to make subtle shifts to get past corners waiting to put hands on him. Consistent in his play speed. Good accelerator off stutter-step release." – NFL.com’s Lance ZierleinFun Fact
As a three-star recruit out of high school, Doctson wasn't always the heralded playmaker that he is today. The first-round hopeful chose to spend his freshman season at Wyoming. Doctson caught 35 passes for 393 yards and five touchdowns for the Cowboys in 2011, including a 7-yard score against TCU. The foreshadowing touchdown led the wideout to Fort Worth, Texas. Doctson sat out the 2012 season due to transfer rules before becoming one of the nation's most dangerous receivers.
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Doctson recently paid a visit to the set of ESPN's popular TV show, "Sports Science."