There are few things in the 2015 NFL Draft that have scouts, coaches and front-office personnel in agreement, but there does seem to be a consensus as to who are the top two quarterbacks and wide receivers.
While the order the two names are listed does tend to vary, make no mistake that there's a pair of good prospects at both positions. In fact, the wideout group in particular is set to send another impressive group of players into the league as rookies. Trying to decide who among Alabama's Amari Cooper and West Virginia's Kevin White deserves top billing among the pass catchers this year takes a critical eye for playmakers.
As a result, NFL Media analysts Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks put their scouting hats back on recently on "NFL Mock Draft Live" and debated the following question: Who is the best wide receiver in the 2015 class? Not unexpectedly, each had a different take on who should be the first taken in the draft.
"I love Amari Cooper. Amari Cooper's a more polished route runner at this point in time than Kevin White. But Kevin White has better hands and will give you more after the catch. I like Kevin White's chances to improve as a route runner more than I like Amari Cooper's chances to grow another two or three inches."
"Cooper is the most polished wide receiver in the draft. (He's) a guy who has a ton of production -- 31 touchdowns, over 200 receptions. Outstanding route runner, very versatile. Played under Lane Kiffin, so he had the exposure to the West Coast offense. He played outside at Z, inside in the slot at F. When you bring him into the fold, you're getting a guy who is ready to play at either Wide Receiver 1 or Wide Receiver 2, meaning he's a compliment to the backside of a dominant playmaker.