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Here's Ohio State TE Nick Vannett's Response To Those Who Call Him A Blocker-Only

Nick Vannett lays out to make a catch.

Nick Vannett

Ohio State tight end Nick Vannett will hear his name called at some point this weekend as a pick in this year's NFL Draft. 

Vannett is well-known for his blocking, but there have been some questions about how effective he'll be as a pass catcher at the next level. Vannett only caught 55 passes in four seasons at OSU, but that was largely due to the abundance of talent around him. There just weren't that many opportunities, and tight end wasn't a featured position in the Buckeyes' offense.

Vannetthears the criticism of his receiving abilities, and he posted his response on Instagram tonight. It's a video of him during Senior Bowl practices, schooling a defender and making a diving catch in the end zone. 

We wouldn't doubt Vannett's ability to transition to the pros. The talent is there. He just needs the opportunity.