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Thursday, April 18, 2013
Sport Science: Cordarrelle Patterson

By Kevin Seifert

We've heard plenty of mixed reviews on Tennessee receiver Cordarrelle Patterson.

ESPN analyst Todd McShay is concerned that Patterson "disappeared" for large portions of games. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Bob McGinn reported Patterson wasn't impressive in team interviews. This Sport Science video shows the other side of the argument and illustrates why he could be the second receiver off the board after West Virginia's Tavon Austin.

Patterson's reaction time and acceleration puts him on par with the Dallas Cowboys' Dez Bryant in terms of physical tools, the video concludes. Have a look.