Top 15 Returning Receivers in the Big 12 (Krista Pirtle's Blog)

Seven of the Big 12's top receivers are gone. From Jace Amaro to Josh Stewart, their impressive numbers made up only 19.5 percent of the conference's 31,820 total passing yards on the season. Here's a look at the top 15 receivers returning in the Big 12 for 2014.

15. E.J. Bibbs, Sr., Iowa State

E.J. Bibbs was the No. 2 receiver for the Iowa State offense last season. He finished the year with 462 yards and 39 receptions. Bibbs averaged 11.8 yards per catch and scored a pair of touchdowns.

14. Daikiel Shorts, So., West Virginia

Daikiel Shorts was No. 3 for the Mountaineer offense last season. He racked up 495 yards on 45 catches while averaging 11 yards per catch.

13. Kevin White, Sr., West Virginia

Kevin White was no. 2 for the West Virginia offense with 35 receptions for 507 yards and five touchdowns. He averaged 14.5 yards per catch.

12. Clay Fuller, Sr., Baylor

Clay Fuller was No. 5 for the Baylor offense last year. He hauled in 32 catches for 512 yards while averaging 16 yards per catch.

11. Corey Coleman, So., Baylor

Corey Coleman was no. 4 for the Bears in his freshman season. He finished the year with 527 yards off 35 catches while averaging 15 yards per reception.

10. Mario Alford, Sr., West Virginia

Mario Alford led the West Virginia receivers last season with 552 receiving yards. He caught 27 passes and averaged an impressive 20.4 yards per catch.

9. Jhajuan Seales, So., Oklahoma State

Jhajuan Seales was No. 3 for the Cowboy offense in 2013. He hauled in 39 receptions for 571 yards and three touchdowns. Seales averaged 14.6 yards per catch.

8. Jaxon Shipley, Sr., Texas

Jaxon Shipley was the No. 2 receiver for Texas last year. He recorded 589 yards off a team-high 56 receptions. Shipley averaged 10.5 yards per catch and scored only one touchdown.

7. Sterling Shepard, Jr., Oklahoma

Sterling Shepard was No. 2 for the Sooner offense last season. He caught 51 passes for a total of 603 yards and seven touchdowns.

6. Bradley Marquez, Sr., Texas Tech

Bradley Marquez was No. 4 for the Texas Tech offense last year. He recorded a total of 633 yards off 49 passes for six touchdowns while averaging 12.9 yards per catch.

5. Quenton Bundrage, Jr., Iowa State

Quenton Bundrage led the Cyclone offense with 48 catches for 676 yards and nine touchdowns. He averaged 14.1 yards per catch in 2013.

4. Levi Norwood, Sr., Baylor

Levi Norwood was the Bears' No. 3 receiver last season. He finished with 733 yards off 47 receptions. Norwood scored eight touchdowns while averaging 15.6 yards per catch.

3. Jakeem Grant, Jr., Texas Tech

Jakeem Grant finished 2013 with 15.6 percent of Texas Tech's total receiving yards. He recorded 796 yards off 65 receptions and scored seven touchdowns.

2. Tyler Lockett, Sr., Kansas State

Tyler Lockett was Kansas State's main man last season with 81 catches for 1,262 yards. He accounted for 43.2 percent of the Wildcats total receiving yards on 2,921. He averaged 15.6 yards per catch while scoring 11 touchdowns.

1. Antwan Goodley, Sr., Baylor

Antwan Goodley finished with 28.7 percent of Baylor's total of 4,668 receiving yards last season. He racked up 1,339 yards off 71 receptions for 13 touchdowns. Goodley averaged 18.9 yards per catch.

 

 

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