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Redskins Select Jamison Crowder No. 105 Overall

A speedy and experienced wide receiver out of Duke, Jamison Crowder can contribute on both offense and special teams. 

Check out these photos of Duke wide receiver Jamison Crowder, the Redskins' 105th-overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

The Redskins on Saturday selected Jamison Crowder, a wide receiver out of Duke, with the 105th-overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

A four-year contributor for Duke, Crowder appeared in 52 games, recording 3,641 yards and 23 touchdownd on 283 receptions. In each of his final three seasons as a Blue Devil, Crowder logged at least 1,000 yards along with at least six touchdowns. 

The 5-foot-8, 185 pounder was also an excellent returner, as he recorded 65 punt returns for 869 yards and four touchdowns. He also returned 38 kickoffs as a freshman for 814 yards. 

At the NFL Combine, Crowder told the media he has a "unique skill set." 

I feel like now, I'm at a point where my game is polished to a certain point and I can definitely grow," he said. "There's always room for improvement. All the work that I put in, learning the game, being knowledgeable of the game, I feel like going in, I already have a certain type of knowledge that I can definitely continue to grow. I feel like where I'm at now, it's a good place to start.


NFL.com Profile:

Overview:

Selected to 2015 Senior Bowl. In 2014, was selected first-team All-ACC wide receiver and special-teams performer. Was second in the ACC in receptions with 85 and returned two punts for touchdowns. In 2013, selected first-team All-ACC wide receiver and second-team special-teams performer. Led ACC in receptions with 108 and finished with 1,360 yards and 8 touchdowns while returning two punts for touchdowns. Honorable mention All-ACC, starting all 13 games in 2012. Led Duke in all-purpose yards as a freshman in 2011. Ran track, played football and played basketball in high school. Won a 1A State Championship in basketball. Looking to become the first wide receiver drafted from Duke since 1990.

Strengths:

Great instant acceleration. Will burst out of cuts and gain separation when working underneath. Good route-runner who consistently gets on top of defenders quicker than they expect. Will sink hips and snap his route off abruptly. Has experience as both outside and slot wide receiver. Will give effort as a blocker. Has return experience in special teams.

Bottom Line:

Smallish slot wide receiver who will have to win with his quickness and route proficiency. Features point-guard quickness and generally solid hands. Has proven his willingness to compete all over the field despite his lack of size.

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