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Steelers Select WR Martavis Bryant in the 4th

May 10, 2014
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Steelers Select WR Martavis Bryant in the 4th

The Pittsburgh Steelers finaly get Big Ben a big redzone target in wide receiver Martavis Bryant from Clemson.

Former Clemson wide receiver Martavis Bryant was selected in the fourth round with the No. 118 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers.

“Crazy wide receiver skill set,” NFL Analyst Mick Mayock said on the NFL Network draft show. “First round talent but he is a one year wonder. He only has 61 career receptions and 42 of them were this year. He is almost 6-4. He is a 4.4 guy that jumps 39 inches….this guy has scary talent, but he also has some immaturity issues. So the reason a first round talent goes in the fourth round, for him is two fold, one are the immaturity issues and two it is only one year of production.”

Last season, Bryant caught 42 passes for 828 yards and seven touchdowns including two touchdowns in Clemson’s win in the Orange Bowl over Ohio State. He had 61 receptions for 1,354 yards and 13 touchdowns along with a 17-yard carry and 291 yards on 14 kickoff returns in 1,020 snaps over 37 games (13 starts) in his career. He is Clemson’s all-time leader in yards per reception (22.2) and tied for 10th in receiving touchdowns.

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