Top Tiger: WR Sammy Watkins

Selected No. 4 overall by Buffalo, Clemson WR Sammy Watkins is the second wide receiver in school history to be drafted in the top 10, joining Jerry Butler (1979, 5th overall, pictured below). The Bills also selected Perry Tuttle with the 19th pick of the 1982 draft. Watkins is the fifth Clemson wide receiver to be drafted in the first round.


1979Jerry Butler5Buffalo Bills
1982Perry Tuttle19Buffalo Bills
2001Rod Gardner15Washington Redskins
2013DeAndre Hopkins27Houston Texans
2014Sammy Watkins4Buffalo Bills

Clemson is the fifth school in draft history to have a wide receiver selected in the first round in consecutive years. In 2013, WR DeAndre Hopkins was selected 27th overall by Houston.

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