Gunslinger wrote:Don't forget about Troupe if you do somehow miss out on Winslow.
I was just about to say that... Ben Troupe has the makings of a Shannon Sharpe... I watched him torch the 'Noles last year, and I can tell you he's a definite stud... Probably as good, if not better, than Winslow.... (God I hate the both of them, though)
Check this out:
Ben Troupe in 2003
: Started all 13 games and had 39 receptions to tie for the best total on the squad…Had 638 receiving yards and tied for the tops with five touchdowns, both of which led the team …First TE to lead UF in touchdown receptions since 1980…One of three finalists for the John Mackey Award, an honor given to the nation's top TE…Named a first-team All-American by The Sporting News…In addition, was chosen as an All-American by SI.com and Rivals.com…Was a All-SEC Coaches' first team honoree as well as a Collegefootballnews.com All-SEC selection…Was the only TE in the country to finish with at least 500 receiving yards and five touchdown catches, while still averaging at least 15 yards per reception…Finished with a team-high 15 offensive "Big Plays," catching at least one 20-plus yard pass in seven separate games including six of the final seven games of the year…Averaged 16.4 yards per reception - the second highest total among Mackey Award semi-finalists…Led the team in receiving yards in four games, and receptions twice…Set two of the top three receiving performances by a tight end in school history vs. Florida State (121 yards (2nd)) and Tennessee (106 yards (3rd))…Had a career-day against Florida State with a career-high in yards (121), touchdowns (2) as all four receptions went for 25-or-more yards, including a career-long 40-yarder…With the 121-yard performance against the Seminoles, came one yard short of tying the school record for most yards in a game by a tight end…Finished the Tennessee game with a career-high five catches….Had a team-best 58 yards on two catches in the win over No. 4 Georgia, including a 21-yarder in the final offensive drive of the game that led to a game-winning field goal in the final minute of the game…Had an 18-yard highlight reel touchdown reception against Ole Miss in which he broke numerous tackles on his way to the end zone…Led the receivers with five receptions against Arkansas to match career-high… Named a UF game captain for the San Jose State, Kentucky, Georgia and Iowa games….