Draft Profile: Michael Crabtree

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Published: April 23, 2009


... player you think of when you hear wide receiver is Michael Crabtree.

After just two years of college at the University of Texas Tech, the sophomore decided to enter the 2009 NFL Draft (we’ll have to wait a few years before we judge that decision).

Crabtree has always been a sure bona fied top five pick until his ankle injury that caused him to miss the combine and pro day, thus meaning that he would not be able to please the NFL GM’s that wanted to see his 40 time.

After watching the 2009 playoffs, many fans wondered how their favorite team can get a Larry Fitzgerald, and many have proclaimed Crabtree as the next Larry Fitzgerald or Andre Johnson.

Standing at 6'1 3/8" and 215 pounds, he is the most physically gifted wide receiver in this year's NFL Draft. He also had the longest arms at the combine for a wide receiver, measuring in at 34 ¼ inches. This was a big plus for him, considering that he cannot clock in a 40 time un...

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