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Phillip Dorsett Taken No. 29 Overall In NFL Draft

Phillip Dorsett poses infant of NFL draft logo.

Phillip Dorsett

Phillip Dorsett, a speedy wide receiver out of Miami (Fla.), was taken No. 29 overall in the 2015 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. 

">@Colts select Phillip Dorsett, WR, Miami

— #NFLDraft (@nfl) May 1, 2015

Dorsett, a 5-foot-10, 185-pound wideout, surged up NFL teams' draft boards over the past couple of months. He had an excellent combine and impressed numerous franchises during individual workouts. Dorsett was a serious deep threat with the Hurricanes, averaging 24.2 yards per catch, with 10 of his 36 catches going for touchdowns. 

According to, Dorsett's closest comparison is John Brown. Here's more: 

He can challenge teams vertically inside or outside and he has home-run potential after the catch as a slot receiver. With smaller wide receivers like T.Y. Hilton and Antonio Brown proving that small and fast can win in the NFL, Dorsett should be coveted by more than one team and has the potential to turn into a star in the NFL.

The Green Bay Packers are now on the clock.