McLaurin informed The Spun on Friday he may see Garrett Wilson on the subsequent stage and praised the route-running skill of Chris Olave.
“Seeing Garrett do his factor is enjoyable to look at,” the Washington broad receiver informed the web site. “I believe he’ll translate rather well to the slot within the NFL, however he may also play exterior. He’s very savvy with the best way he runs routes, has unbelievable palms, and he’s nice on the catch level – which is extraordinarily necessary.”
McLaurin added: “With Chris Olave, I believe he’s clean as effectively but in addition very exact together with his routes. He can run any route on the route tree from inside and outdoors. He can stretch the ball vertically and has nice run after the catch skill. I believe each guys can hear their names known as very early subsequent spring.”
McLaurin performed for Ohio State earlier than going professional. He put collectively back-to-back nice seasons with the Buckeyes in 2017 and 2018 to assist increase his draft inventory. In his collegiate profession, he had 75 catches for 1,251 yards and 19 touchdowns. Eleven of the 19 touchdowns got here in his senior season in 2018.
Presently, Wilson and Olave try to maintain Ohio State within the playoff dialog.
Wilson has 23 catches for 391 yards and three touchdowns this season. Olave has 18 catches for 255 yards and three touchdowns.
Ohio State is 3-1 and can play Rutgers on the highway on Saturday.