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Prospect Profile: Texas A&M WR Christian Kirk

Christian Kirk

Wide receiver| Texas A&M| Junior

Height:5-foot-10 | Weight: 200 pounds

College Stats

2017: played and started 13 games; recorded 71 receptions for 919 yards and 10 touchdowns; had 22 kickoff returns for 490 yards (22.3 yards per return) and a touchdown; had 10 punt returns for 191 yards (19.1 yards per return) and a touchdown; earned First-Team All-SEC honors from conference coaches and the media as both a punt returner and all-purpose player; earned Second-Team All-SEC honors from conference coaches and the media as a wide receiver

Career: played in 39 career games; recorded 234 receptions for 2,856 yards and 26 touchdowns; had 48 kickoff returns for 1,048 yards (22.3 yards per return) and a touchdown; had 37 punt returns for 814 yards (22.0 yards per return) and six touchdowns; earned First-Team All-SEC honors from conference coaches and the media as both a punt returner and all-purpose player as a junior; earned Second-Team All-SEC honors from conference coaches and the media as a wide receiver in 2017; named Third-Team All-American by the Associated Press in 2016 as an all-purpose player; earned First-Team All-SEC honors from conference coaches and the media as a wide receiver, all-purpose player and kick returner; named Freshman All-American in 2015; earned First-Team All-SEC honors from the media as an all-purpose player; named SEC Freshman of the Year by conference coaches and SEC Newcomer of the Year by the Associated Press

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Combine Results

40-yard dash: 4.47 seconds

Bench press: 20 reps of 225 pounds (tied for fourth among receivers)

Broad jump: 9 feet, 7 inches

Vertical jump: 35.5 inches

3-cone drill: 7.09 seconds

20-yard shuttle: 4.45 seconds

60-yard shuttle: 12.03 seconds

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Profile

Summary:Kirk was a high school All-American and was Arizona's Gatorade Player of the Year in 2014 before going to Texas A&M. He made an immediate impact on both offense and special teams and continued that success in each of his three collegiate seasons. One of the nation's top punt returners over the past three years, Kirk took six punts back for scores during his time at Texas A&M.

Lance Zierlein of NFL.com wrote Kirk athleticism is a plus as he "is a well-built, mentally tough slot target whose game is built around pace more than explosiveness" Zierlein also complimented Kirk's ability to get open in space as "his footwork, route tempo and hands should give him an opportunity to find catches underneath."

Stacking up: NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks listed Kirk as his second-ranked wide receiver, noting he is "smooth and explosive as a dynamic playmaker on the perimeter." NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock had Kirk as his No. 2 wide receiver before the combine but dropped him a spot after it. ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper, Jr., listed Kirk as his fourth-ranked wide receiver in the draft.

All-purpose threat: Kirk's 4,838 combined yards rank third all-time in school history. He earned First-Team All-SEC honors as an all-purpose player in each of his three seasons with the Aggies.

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