Tennessee takes pride in its ability to produce elite wide receiver talent.
And rightfully so.
From Stanley Morgan in 1977 to Cordarrelle Patterson in 2013, the Vols have placed 11 wide receivers into the first round of the NFL draft during the last 40 years.
On Tuesday, the Vols revealed a hype video celebrating their success at the position:
— Tennessee Football (@Vol_Football) June 7, 2016
Here’s a look at the complete list of Vols receivers selected in the first round of the NFL Draft over the years:
2013- Cordarrelle Patterson
2007- Robert Meachem
2002- Donte’ Stallworth
1998- Marcus Nash
1991- Alvin Harper
1988- Anthony Miller
1986- Tim McGee
1984- Clyde Duncan
1983- Willie Gault
1982- Anthony Hancock
1977- Stanley Morgan
While impressive, it is worth noting that Butch Jones has yet to produce a first-round receiver of his own at Tennessee. In fact, the position was an area of concern during the 2015 season in spite of the presence of high-level recruits such as Josh Malone and Preston Williams. Perhaps one of those elite talents will soon blossom into a potential draft pick.