2017 NFL Draft wide receiver prospect Taywan Taylor had an official pre-draft visit with the Eagles on Tuesday. The Western Kentucky pass catcher posted the following picture on his Instagram account.
In four years at WKU, Taylor posted some really big numbers. He finished with 253 receptions for 4,234 yards (16.7 average) and 41 touchdowns. A bulk of that production came in his final two years of college.
CBS Sports projects Taylor as a third round pick. BGN’s Ben Natan has him ranked the No. 4 wide receiver in this year’s class while BGN’s Jonny Page puts him at No. 8. Here’s a more detailed scouting report.
Taylor projects as a slot wide receiver in the NFL, which is interesting given the rumors about the Eagles being open to trading Jordan Matthews. Even if the Eagles don’t trade Matthews, he’ll be a free agent after this season so perhaps Philadelphia is eyeing up a potential replacement for him.
For more on Taylor, check out his game film via Draft Breakdown. Check out some highlights below.
Taywan Taylor spider graph:
Complete list of known Philadelphia Eagles draft visits
Alabama CB Marlon Humphrey - [Click here]
Washington WR John Ross - [Click here]
Alabama LB Ryan Anderson - [Click here]
Alabama LB Reuben Foster - [Click here]
Florida State RB Dalvin Cook - [Click here]
LSU RB Leonard Fournette - [Click here]
Clemson WR Mike Williams - [Click here]
Western Michigan WR Corey Davis - [Click here]
IUP OL Ethan Cooper - [Click here]
Connecticut DB Obi Melifonwu - [Click here]
West Virginia WR Shelton Gibson - [Click here]
LSU S Jamal Adams - [Click here]
Ohio State CB Gareon Conley - [Click here]
Penn State S Malik Golden - [Click here]
San Diego State CB Damontae Kazee - [Click here]
Washington CB Kevin King - [Click here]
Colorado CB Ahkello Witherspoon - [Click here]
USC CB Adoree’ Jackson - [Click here]
Tennessee DE Derek Barnett - [Click here]
Florida CB Quincy Wilson - [Click here]
Western Kentucky WR Taywan Taylor