Your newest fantasy crush is a rare Michigan-receiver success story. Maybe.
Sure, Braylon Edwards had that one amazing year. And Desmond Howard, well, he wasn’t really a receiver, was he?
Mario Manningham was drafted in the third round by the New York Giants in 2008 after a stellar 2007 season that saw him catch 72 passes for 1,174 yards and 12 touchdowns.
This was especially impressive considering he hadn’t registered more than 750 receiving yards or eight touchdowns in his other two season at Michigan, while also coming off of a serious knee injury that prematurely ended his 2007 campaign. Throw in drug accusations and a horrid Wonderlic test score (6 out of 41), and Manningham’s draft stock plummeted, sending the once “day one” prospect to the middle rounds.
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