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Could Cottam Become UT's Big-Play Tight End?

Brad Cottam

Sometimes the best barometer for gauging a prospect's potential isn't by how much he produces, but rather, by how much he progresses during his junior and senior seasons.

A player that flat-lines as an upperclassman could be caught in a talent fluctuation at supporting positions on the team, or it might be an indication a player has peaked early and has, at best, nominal room for improvement at the collegiate level. In other words, his best football is probably frozen in time on his high school highlight tape. This evaluation process takes in other factors such as...

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