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Mountain West's Top 5 Underrated Prospects

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Nevada receiver Brandon Wimberly has caught at least one pass in 42 consecutive games -- the longest active streak in the nation. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images.
Nevada receiver Brandon Wimberly has caught at least one pass in 42 consecutive games -- the longest active streak in the nation. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images.

6-3, 225 pounds

2012 season: 70 rec., 845 yds., 12.1 avg., 4 TD

Wimberly returned to Nevada in 2012 after missing all of 2011 due to a gunshot in the chest that nearly killed him. He had an impressive junior season, and is off to another decent start in 2013 (10 catches, 101 yards, one touchdown.)

You know a guy has good hands when he was the favorite receiver of a flamethrower named Colin Kaepernick for two seasons (2009 and 2010). Wimberly is a tall, speedy option on the outside, and I see him being drafted in the 4th or 5th round.