Top 10 Eagles NFL Draft Busts - #9 Billy McMullen

Remember all those years when the Eagles  couldn't draft a WR to save their life? In the Reid era they've pumped a number of high picks into the position and got very little out of it until they hit on DeSean Jackson & Jeremy Maclin. One of the early misses was Billy McMullen.

Billy McMullen - 2003 - 3rd round 95th overall pick

Remember what people used to say about Billy McMullen? "He looks just like TO out there!" And it was true that physically he did resemble Terrell Owens at 6'4, 215 pounds. But that was where the comparisons stopped. McMullen simply never found a place in the offense or showed an ability to use his superior size to his advantage catching just one pass in his rookie year, three the next and finally 18 in his third season. After that, the Eagles gave up and traded the former 3rd round pick to the Vikings for undrafted free agent Hank Baskett. Baskett would catch as many passes in his rookie has McMullen did over three years with the Eagles.

Over his entire NFL career, he had 52 catches and 3 TDs.


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