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2014 Draft Spotlight: WR Marqise Lee

Posted May 7, 2014

Previewing projected top picks of the upcoming NFL Draft

The drama continues to build, surrounding this week's 2014 NFL Draft, when the Kansas City Chiefs will be on the clock, beginning with their 23rd-overall pick.

Leading you up to draft day on Thursday, we'll preview one player each day, who draft analysts say could possibly be available, when the Chiefs are set to pick at #23. However, none of the reports in this Draft Spotlight series are indicative of who the Kansas City Chiefs plan to draft, with any of their currently-owned six draft picks.

USC WR Marqise Lee finished 2013 with 11 games played, six carries for 7 yards, 57 receptions for 791 yards and four TDs.

In three years at USC, Lee recorded 36 games played, totaling 24 carries for 146 yards, 248 receptions for 3,655 yards and 29 TDs, including an 83-yard score. Lee also logged three tackles, eight punt returns for 46 yards, as well as 50 kickoff returns for 1,305 yards and two TDs, including a 100-yard return for a score.

NFL.com offered the following evaluation of Marqise Lee:

STRENGTHS

* Great ability to create with the ball in his hands

* Sharp hand-eye coordination

* Game-breaking return ability

UNANSWERED QUESTIONS

* Size and strength

* Protecting the ball

BOTTOM LINE

Lee is an athletic and dynamic playmaker, who has showcased the traits of a No. 1 receiver, despite battling through injury.

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LB C.J. Mosley - Alabama

CB Justin Gilbert - Oklahoma State University

DE Kony Ealy - University of Missouri

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