The 5 best wide receivers that Ole miss could face in 2024

Ole Miss will face some of the best wide receivers in the nation in 2024. Are these five the best the Rebels will face on their schedule?
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Ole Miss has several top-rated guys when we talk about college football wide receivers in 2024. Tre Harris and South Carolina transfer Antwane Wells are two of the best, alongside Jordan Watkins, who is also a damn good receiver.

Out of the 12 teams on the Rebels schedule in 2024, they will face many talented receivers. Are these five the best wide receivers Ole Miss will face in 2024?

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Despite underachieving as an offense in 2023, the Kentucky Wildcats have one of the better wide receiver duos in the nation when they are playing at their best. Barion Brown may have been the higher-ranked receiver from the 2022 class, but Dane Key is sneakily better, in my opinion. In his two seasons with the Wildcats, Key has 1,155 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns from 79 receptions. If Brock Vandagriff is the upgrade at quarterback they expect, we could see Dane Key fulfill his ceiling.

4. Deion Burks. . . Deion Burks. 464. Deion Burks. . . player

The first of two Oklahoma Sooners wide receivers. Deion Burks transferred in from Purdue during the winter transfer portal. Burks led the Boilermakers in receiving yards with 629, scoring seven touchdowns, just under half of the team's touchdown receptions during the 2023 season. The junior is explosive off the line of scrimmage, and his ball-tracking skills are some of the finest in college football.

. Eugene Wilson III. . . player. 526. Eugene Wilson. 3. . Eugene Wilson III

A 2023 freshman, Eugene Wilson III, put up good numbers alongside the No.1 wide receiver on the team, Ricky Pearsall. He is now in the NFL with San Francisco, leaving Wilson III as the potential leader in the room. Ole Miss will not want to give him space with the ball in his hand when they face the Florida Gators in week 13. Wilson III can carve the best defenses up after the catch; ask Georgia, with the 5-foot-10 receiver having 11 receptions for 75 yards and a touchdown during last season's Cocktail Party game.

. . . . CJ Daniels. CJ Daniels. 529. CJ Daniels. 2. player

Losing their best two receivers to the NFL, LSU needed to use the transfer portal to add instant impact talent. They did just that with former Liberty receiver CJ Daniels. The senior had his breakout season with the Flames in 2023, finishing with over 1,000 receiving yards and ten touchdowns. He capped the season with eight receptions for 79 yards in the Fiesta Bowl against Oregon. Alongside new quarterback Garrett Nussmeier, expect to see Daniels reel in some big bombs downfield this season.

464. . Nic Anderson. player. 1. . . Nic Anderson. Mic Anderson.

Oklahoma's Nic Anderson is the No. 1 wide receiver Ole Miss will face in 2024. After featuring in just three games in his freshman season, Anderson was able to redshirt. 2023 he broke out, finishing the season with 798 receiving yards and ten touchdowns. What was impressive was that he averaged 21 yards a reception while being the No. 2 receiver on the roster behind Drake Stoops. 2024 will see him be the potential lead guy in the room, which is a scary prospect for teams, including the Rebels, who face the Sooners in week 9.

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