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Lil Wayne Says Oklahoma's Dede Westbrook Is Best WR In NFL Draft

Oklahoma's Dede Westbrook is the top wide receiver in the upcoming NFL Draft, according to a famous rapper.

Yes, seriously. This morning, Lil Wayne tweeted that Westbrook is "hands down" the best wideout in the 2017 draft, citing his Heisman candidacy and Biletnikoff Award as evidence.

It is safe to say Weezy's assessment differs from that of draftniks. Sports Illustrated ranks Westbrook as the 13th-best wide receiver in this class. Bleacher Report's Matt Miller has Westbrook at No. 15. NFL.com's Mike Mayock has him outside of the top five.

Still, someone is going to select Westbrook, and they'll be getting a tremendously productive player. Westbrook hauled in 80 receptions for 1,524 yards and 17 touchdowns last fall.