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Prospect Primer: Brian Thomas Jr., WR, LSU

Teamed with Malik Nabors to form top receiving duo in the country

Brian Thomas Jr., WR, LSU
Brian Thomas Jr., WR, LSU has consulted more than two dozen mock drafts from reputable national outlets and compiled a list of players most frequently mocked as draft selections in the latter portion of the first round (picks 20-32) who could be available when the Packers are on the clock at No. 25 overall.

Between now and draft day, those players will be profiled with thumbnail sketches and videos known as "Prospect Primers."

Today's player is …

Brian Thomas Jr., WR, LSU

Height/Weight: 6-3, 209

Key stats: Caught 68 passes for 1,177 yards and a nation-best 17 TDs in 2023, averaging 90.5 yards per game and 17.3 per catch.

College honors: Named third-team Associated Press All-America, second-team All-Southeastern Conference and a Biletnikoff Award semifinalist in 2023.

Background/other info: Possesses an attractive size-speed profile, clocking a 4.33-second 40 at the combine. Was a big part, along with fellow LSU WR Malik Nabors, in Tigers QB Jayden Daniels winning the Heisman Trophy last season. Both receivers went over 1,000 yards, just as NFL stars Ja'Marr Chase and Justin Jefferson did for LSU in 2019. Over 38 games (27 starts) in three years, caught 127 passes for 1,897 yards and 24 TDs. Also a basketball standout at Walker (La.) High, scored more than 1,000 points in three different seasons and turned down scholarship offers in order to play football.


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