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2015 NFL DRAFT

Devon Wylie, WR

School: Fresno State  |  Conference: WAC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Roseville, CA
Height/Weight: 5-09 / 187 lbs.
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Latest News
04/30/2012 - A closer look at the Chiefs picks: Round 4/107 - Devon Wylie, WR, 5-9, 186, Fresno State...Wylie brings the element of speed to the roster that they desperately need, especially on special teams where he shined at Fresno returning punts. He could easily become the Wes Welker of the K.C. offense. COULD SURPRISE: Wide receiver Devon Wylie: Maybe the first of the Chiefs draft class that sees regular playing time, thanks to his background in the slot on offense and participating in special teams as a punt returner. - The Sports Xchange

03/29/2012 - Having spent the past four months establishing himself among NFL scouts and executives at all-star events and the combine, Devon Wylie had quite the edge on his ex-Fresno State teammates Wednesday. In fact, representatives of the 15 teams at the Bulldogs' pro day workout at Bulldog Stadium seemed more interested in how Wylie performed in receiver-specific drills than the rest of the three-hour session. Wylie, after all, likely will be the first of the Bulldogs taken in the April 26-28 draft -- maybe the only one. One projection has him going as early as the fourth round, and Wylie said he's seen others that have him as high as the sixth-best receiver and a potential third-rounder. "All the feedback I've gotten has been good," said Wylie, listed at 5 feet, 9 inches and 187 pounds. "The main thing I've heard back is how I've been surprising a lot of people. I feel like I had a good career here, but a lot of people didn't know who I was, especially the scouts. "At the combine, as soon as we started doing workouts, people were like 'Who is this guy?' It's been good to finally get some appreciation for the type of player I am." Wylie, who had 56 catches for 716 yards and also averaged 15.4 yards per punt return as a senior, clearly was the headliner Wednesday. - Bryant-Jon Anteola, The Fresno Bee

01/23/2012 - TOP TEN PROSPECTS WHO HELPED THEMSELVES AT THE EAST-WEST SHRINE: WR Devon Wylie, Fresno State: Last names that begin with the letter "W" aren't the only similarity Wylie has with Wes Welker as the Fresno State receiver shows the short-area burst and quickness to work in the short-half of the field. He fights the ball at times and is a smaller target, but he makes sharp, decisive cuts and flashed an elusive quality in practices. Wylie looks best as a "Y" receiver in the slot and also offers value as a punt returner. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com

01/21/2012 - EAST-WEST SHRINE MONDAY: Receivers Devon Wylie out of Fresno State and Arkansas' Jarius Wright don't look like much on the field, but both are quicker than fast, showing their coordinated footwork and body control in drills. They are players to keep an eye on as the week plays out. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com

12/06/2011 - 2011 ALL-WAC SECOND TEAM (COACHES): ST-Devon Wylie, Sr., Fresno State, has been selected All-WAC Conference Second Team for the 2011 college football season as voted upon by the WAC's eight head coaches. Wylie's play as a punt returner for the Bulldogs was nothing short of phenomenal. He finished fourth in the FBS with a 15.38 average on 29 punt returns and he brought two back for touchdowns - a 79 yarder vs. No. 5 Boise State and a 67 yarder at No. 10 Nebraska. - Fresno State football

10/07/2011 - PLAYERS TO WATCH: WR/PR Devon Wylie - The senior is finally healthy and it shows. Wylie has had a punt return of 30 or more yards in four consecutive games. He is 10th in the country in punt return average at 16.0 yards per return. Wylie is second in total returns and total yards on returns, trailing only Alabama's Marquis Maze. - The Sports Xchange

09/12/2011 - WAC WEEK 2 SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Fresno State punt returner Devin Wylie, a senior from Roseville, Calif. (Granite Bay HS), returned five punts for 110 yards including a 67-yard return for a touchdown to open the scoring in Fresno State's game at Nebraska. It was the first punt return for a touchdown against the Cornhuskers since 2001 and the first for the Bulldogs in almost two years. Wylie also caught four passes for 50 yards in the game. Other special teams nominations included: sophomore safety Trey Williams, Idaho; senior linebacker Adrien Cole, Louisiana Tech; senior punter Jake Hurst, Nevada; and junior punter Tyler Bennett, Utah State. - WAC football

09/10/2011 - SCOUTING THE OFFENSE: Fresno State amassed 210 yards of total offense in the opener against Cal, ranking 105th nationally. Adding sacks, the Bulldogs averaged a mere 2.7 yard per carry. Wide receiver Devon Wylie led the way with 75 yards on five catches. - The Sports Xchange

08/29/2011 - The Bulldogs expect to have just four senior starters with regular starting experience on offense and defense, underscoring how young the team is entering 2011. Left tackle Bryce Harris, wide receiver Devon Wylie, defensive tackle Logan Harrell and linebacker Kyle Knox are the four. - The Sports Xchange

 
Latest News
04/30/2012 - A closer look at the Chiefs picks: Round 4/107 - Devon Wylie, WR, 5-9, 186, Fresno State...Wylie brings the element of speed to the roster that they desperately need, especially on special teams where he shined at Fresno returning punts. He could easily become the Wes Welker of the K.C. offense. COULD SURPRISE: Wide receiver Devon Wylie: Maybe the first of the Chiefs draft class that sees regular playing time, thanks to his background in the slot on offense and participating in special teams as a punt returner. - The Sports Xchange

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