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  1. 2013 NFL draft - USC's Robert Woods leads top slot WR prospects

    Todd McShay

    Todd McShay's latest Nickel Package looks at the increasing importance of slot receivers in the NFL and five 2013 prospects who could thrive in that role.

    Blog | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  2. Wildcats' Colter: 'We don't have an identity'

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northwestern used to know exactly what it was on offense. The Wildcats based their spread attack on accurate, dual-threat passers, a precise short-to-midrange throw game, elite slot receivers and a bit of option sprinkled in. They had their proble...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  3. Pac-12 players on Biletnikoff watch list

    Ted Miller

    Seven Pac-12 players were named to the 2014 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List. The Biletnikoff Award annually recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football. Any player, regardless of position (wide receiver, tight end, slot back and...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  4. Iowa State spring wrap

    Jake Trotter

    Three things we learned in the spring about the Iowa State Cyclones: 1. The offense has pass-catchers: On top of returning tight end E.J. Bibbs, slot receiver Jarvis West and wideout Quenton Bundrage, receivers P.J. Harris, Brett Medders and South...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  5. Big Ten's lunch links

    Josh Moyer

    What you know about roses, bro? Northwestern's Mr. Everything, Kain Colter, is trying to impress scouts at the Senior Bowl. He assumes he'll be a slot receiver in the NFL. Here's a closer look at the two Big Ten defensive tackles at the Senior ...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  6. Alvin Bailey's work as former QB will help Florida Gators, Will M...

    Michael DiRocco

    Florida has a history of success with prospects who dabbled at quarterback in high school and changed positions in college. Signee Alvin Bailey did just that for Seffner (Fla.) Armwood before moving to wide receiver at UF.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2013
  7. Meet the Texas freshmen WR Marcus Johnson

    Max Olson

    Marcus Johnson's high school coach talks about what his star slot receiver can do in burnt orange.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  8. SoonerNation: How the Oklahoma Sooners will replace Ryan Broyles

    Jake Trotter

    Sooners receivers coach: 'I don't think any one player is going to be Ryan Broyles'

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2011
  9. Swope stepping into spotlight as top target

    David Ubben

    The comparisons are inevitable, and already in progress. Texas A&M receiver Ryan Swope first heard them from teammates near the end of last season. At some point in their careers, any less-than-towering receiver who happens to play in the slot and...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  10. Rex Burkhead: A throwback to the future

    Adam Rittenberg

    It was tricky to characterize Rex Burkhead in 2010, as he did a little bit of everything for Nebraska: I-back, Wildcat quarterback, slot receiver. His role is more defined this season. He's clearly the Huskers' lead back behind signal-caller Taylo...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  11. Notre Dame Fighting Irish's Cierre Wood, Theo Riddick could be in...

    Cierre Wood and Theo Riddick should be more involved in Notre Dame's offense this season, especially if the Irish have to play without suspended star receiver Michael Floyd.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2011
  12. Mailbag: Best WRs, coaches and co-champs

    David Ubben

    Thanks once again for all the questions. Lots of good ones this week. I hope you all enjoy the weekend. Aaron in Denver, Colo., asks: DU, what are the chances that Murray gets put in a slot receiver roll in the NFL? Would he really be better as a ...

    Blog | March 04, 2011
  13. Notre Dame's Theo Riddick out, Michael Floyd questionable

    Wes Morgan

    Notre Dame receiver Theo Riddick is out Saturday, and Michael Floyd is questionable.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2010
  14. USC lands its third 2012 prospect in WR Mickens

    Greg Biggins

    USC picked up its third 2012 commitment on Saturday when wide receiver Jaydon Mickens (Los Angeles, Calif./Dorsey) picked the Trojans. The 5-foot-9, 160-pounder lines up in multiple positions for the Dons, but will likely be a slot receiver at the n...

    Blog | Conversation | October 05, 2010
  15. Gators' Pouncey thinks Rainey will return

    Chris Low

    Florida teammate Mike Pouncey thinks junior slot receiver Chris Rainey will return to the team at some point this season. Rainey was arrested last week and charged with felony aggravated stalking after allegedly sending a woman he had dated a text...

    Blog | September 22, 2010
  16. Rainey 'not part of' Florida's team

    Chris Low

    It sounds like slot receiver Chris Rainey may not be on the trip this Saturday when Florida travels to Tennessee. Offensive coordinator Steve Addazio, who meets with the media on Tuesday, told reporters, "Chris Rainey is not a part of our team rig...

    Blog | September 14, 2010