Athlon Sports ranks Oregon Ducks WR room among top in Big Ten Conference

Athlon Sports ranks Oregon Ducks WR room among top in Big Ten Conference

It’s amazing to think that even without Troy Franklin next season, the Oregon Ducks football team is going to enter the 2024 college football year with one of the best receiver rooms in the country and perhaps in their history.

We all know the Ducks are entering the Big Ten Conference for the first time and they’ll need as much talent in every position group as possible to be league contenders. The Big Ten is known for its big lines, running attacks and tough defenses. But recently, the likes of Michigan and Ohio State have opened up their offenses a bit and great receivers have made themselves known in that league.

Now the Ducks will provide some Big Ten defensive coordinators some nightmares with all the receiver talent they’ll throw on the field.


Iowa Hawkeyes

Jeremy Reper-USA TODAY Sports

Projected Starters: Kaleb Brown, Seth Anderson

Other Names to Know
— Kaden Wetjen
— Jarett Buie


Illinois Fighting Illini

Ron Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Projected Starters: Malik Elzy, Pat Bryant, Mario Sanders II

Other Names to Know
— Michael Bartolotta
— Ashton Hollins
— Hank Beatty


Rutgers Scarlet Knights


Projected Starters: Dymere Miller, Naseim Brantley, Christian Dremel

Other Names to Know
— Chris Long
— Ian Strong
— Dylan Braithwaite


Purdue Boilermakers

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Projected Starters: CJ Smith, Jahmal Edrine, Andrew Sowinski

Other Names to Know
— De’Nylon Morrissette
— Jayden Dixon-Veal
— Arhmad Branch


Northwestern Wildcats

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Projected Starters: Calvin Johnson II, Bryce Kirtz, AJ Henning

Other Names to Know
— Frank Covey IV


Minnesota Golden Gophers

Robert Goddin-USA TODAY Sports

Projected Starters: Elijah Spencer, Le’Meke Brockington, Daniel Jackson

Other Names to Know
— Tyler Williams
— Kenric Lanier II
— TJ McWilliams
— Cristian Driver


Michigan State Spartans

Nick Wosika-USA TODAY Sports

Projected Starters: Jaron Glover, Montorie Foster, Jr., Alante Brown

Other Names to Know
— Antonio Gates, Jr.
— Nick Marsh
— Aziah Johnson


Nebraska Cornhuskers

Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

Projected Starters: Jahmal Banks, Isaiah Neyor, Jaylen Lloyd

Other Names to Know
— Jacory Barney, Jr.
— Malachi Coleman
—Alex Bullock


UCLA Bruins

Kiyoshi Mio-USA TODAY Sports

Projected Starters: Michael J Sturdivant, Titus Mokiao-Atimalala, Logan Loya

Other Names to Know
— Rico Flores, Jr.
— Braden Pegan
— Kwazi Gilmer


Indiana Hoosiers

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Projected Starters: Elijah Sarratt, Dovoven McCulley, Myles Price

Other Names to Know
— Omar Cooper, Jr.
— EJ Williams, Jr.
— Miles Cross


Maryland Terrapins

Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

Projected Starters: Kaden Prather, Tai Felton, Braeden Wisloski

Other Names to Know
— Shaleak Knotts
— Octavian Smith, Jr.
— Ricardo Cooper, Jr.


Wisconsin Badgers

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Projected Starters: Bryson Green, Vinny Anthony II, Will Pauling

Other Names to Know
— Quincy Burroughs
— CJ Williams
—Trech Kekahuna


Washington Huskies

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Projected Starters: Jeremiah Hunter, Denzel Boston, Giles Jackson

Other Names to Know
— Vincent Holmes
— Rashid Williams
— Keith Reynolds


Penn State Nittany Lions

Matthew O’Haren-USA TODAY Sports

Projected Starters: Julian Fleming, Harrison Wallace III, Kaden Saunders

Other Names to Know
— Omari Evans
— Anthony Ivey
—Liam Clifford


Michigan Wolverines

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Projected Starters: Fredrick Moore, Tyler Morris, Semaj Morgan

Other Names to Know
— Amorion Walker
— CJ Charleson
— I’Marion Stewart


USC Trojans

Kiyoshi Mio-USA TODAY Sports

Projected Starters: Duce Robinson, Kyron Hudson, Zachariah Branch

Other Names to Know
— Makai Lemon
— Ja’Kobi Lane
— Xavier Jordan


Ohio State Buckeyes

Adam Cairns-The Columbus Dispatch

Projected Starters: Jeremaih Smith, Carnell Tate, Emeka Egbuka

Other Names to Know
— Jayden Ballard
— Bryson Rodgers
— Brandon Inniss


Oregon Ducks

Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

Projected Starters: Traeson Holden, Evan Stewart, Tez Johnson

Other Names to Know
— Kyler Kasper
— Gary Bryant, Jr.
— Justius Lowe
— Jurrion Dickey

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