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Markus Wheaton - NFL Draft Profile

TeamPittsburgh
Round3
Selection17 (79 overall)
PositionWide Receiver
SchoolOregon State
YearSR
Born2/07/1991
Height5-11
Weight182
High SchoolChandler (Chandler, Arizona)
First Team All-Pac 12 Conference selection in 2012, racking up 91 receptions for 1,244 yards and 11 touchdowns, while adding 142 yards and two more scores as a runner...Saw an increase in production in each of his four seasons at Oregon State...Shined at the NFL Combine, running a 4.45 40-yard dash while ranking among the top performing receivers in the bench press (20 reps), 20-yard shuttle (4.02), 60-yard shuttle (11.16) and vertical leap (37.0 inches)...Incredible quickness off the line of scrimmage and regularly loses his defenders...Large catch radius...Not afraid to lower his shoulder to gain extra yards...Doesn't always attack the ball at its highest point...Often outmuscled by more physical cornerbacks.

2012 Season Stats
 Wk.Opp.Rec.YardsTDAvgResult
1vs. Nicholls0000T 0-0
2vs. Wisconsin887010.9W 10-7
4at UCLA9150116.7W 27-20
5at Arizona10166216.6W 38-35
6vs. Washington St995110.6W 19-6
7at BYU566213.2W 42-24
8vs. Utah790012.9W 21-7
9at Washington225012.5L 20-17
10vs. Arizona State4108227W 36-26
11at Stanford8100112.5L 27-23
12vs. California799114.1W 62-14
13vs. Oregon798014L 48-24
14vs. Nicholls12123110.2W 77-3
17vs. Texas337012.3L 31-27
Collegiate Career
 SeasonRec.YardsTDAvg
20129112441113.7
201173986113.5
201054660412.2
2009889011.1

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