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ESPN's Sports Science, Featuring Laquon Treadwell

In the run-up to the 2016 NFL Draft, the folks from Bristol were evaluating various NFL draft prospects on their "ESPN Sports Science" segment. One of their clips featured a couple of players that would end up getting selected with consecutive picks in the first round. One of them was Texas Christian wide receiver Josh Doctson, who was selected at #22 by the Washington Redskins, and the other was Laquon Treadwell of Mississippi, who was taken at #23 by your Minnesota Vikings.

The folks from the Sports Science lab put the two receivers through numerous drills that you can see in the video above. While the first half of the video concentrates on Doctson, Treadwell is highlighted in the second half, where they go into various things like his arm length (same length as some guy we called "Megatron" when he played for the Detroit Lions) and his ability to concentrate on the ball during its flight and block out excess stimuli like incoming defenders.

At the end of the video, a comparison to a current NFL player is made for each receiver. Doctson gets compared to San Diego star Keenan Allen, which is pretty good. Treadwell, on the other hand, gets compared to. . .well, I'll let you watch the video to find out. (And, well, it was the freeze framed placeholder picture for the video from YouTube, if you didn't catch it there.) I'll just say that if Treadwell turns out to be anything close to the receiver that Sports Science compares him to, there are going to be a lot of very happy Vikings fans out there. . .and one even happier Theodore Edmond Bridgewater II.

Enjoy the video, ladies and gentlemen!