Top 5 OSU receivers

Ali Guidoum

Sports Blogger

@AliGuidoum_

 

(O'Colly File Photo)
(O’Colly File Photo)

5. Hart Lee Dykes

Dykes was one of Oklahoma State’s first solid receivers. Although he was accompanied by quarterback Mike Gundy and running back Barry Sanders, Dykes still put up impressive career numbers. In 41 games, Dykes had 211 receptions for 3,275 receiving yards. Dykes also had 30 receiving touchdowns during his tenure at OSU. Dykes went on to be the 16th overall pick by the New England Patriots in the 1989 NFL Draft.

 

4. James Washington

(Devin L. Wilber, O'Colly)
(Devin L. Wilber, O’Colly)

James Washington has already solidified himself as one of OSU’s best receivers in the past decade. Washington has 117 receptions for 2,274 receiving yards and counting. Washington also has 22 receiving touchdowns. He’s in his junior year and could continue to rack up his stats if he doesn’t enter the NFL draft this offseason.

 

3. Rashaun Woods

Rashaun Woods was a great receiver during his time at OSU. In 48 games, Woods put up some impressive numbers. Woods had tallied 293 receptions for 4,414 receiving yards and 42 touchdowns. Woods also holds an NCAA record with seven touchdowns against SMU. Woods went on to be the 31st pick by the San Francisco 49ers in the 2004 NFL Draft.

 

(O'Colly File Photo)
(O’Colly File Photo)

2. Dez Bryant

Who doesn’t know Dez Bryant? Before he became a star for the Dallas Cowboys and one of the NFL’s best receivers, Bryant was an explosive player at OSU. During his short time with the Pokes, Bryant played 28 games and still managed to be a superior athlete, recording 147 receptions for 2,425 receiving yards. Bryant also hauled in 29 career touchdowns. At the end of the 2009 season, Bryant opted for the 2010 draft where he was selected 24th overall by Dallas.

 

1. Justin Blackmon

(O'Colly File Photo)
(O’Colly File Photo)

Justin Blackmon is No. 1 on our list of all-time receivers. Blackmon was a magnificent player at OSU. During his sophomore season, Blackmon set an NCCA record of 1,782 receiving yards and 20 touchdowns off 111 receptions. Blackmon also had a record for 12 straight games with 100-plus yards and a touchdown. Blackmon was the Pokes’ first Biletnikoff winner in back-to-back years, which is given to the country’s best receiver. Blackmon ended his OSU career as MVP of the Fiesta Bowl, which was the only BCS bowl win in school history. During Blackmon’s 38 games at OSU, he had 253 receptions for 3,564 yards. He also caught 40 touchdowns and finished fifth in the Heisman voting. Blackmon was the fifth overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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