One of the players from the Las Vegas 10-player undrafted rookie class who is getting a lot of publicity is Oklahoma State wide receiver Dillon Stoner.
A lot of people around the league were surprised Stoner went undrafted. This week he get perhaps his biggest dose of hype when Oklahoma State legend and former Dallas Cowboy star receiver Dez Bryant pumped Stoner up on Twitter with this sizzling tweet:
Huge steal!! https://t.co/0MxinP6nDk— Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) May 12, 2021
Now, that’s an endorsement.
We all should be excited to see how Stoner develops in training camp and in the preseason. My biggest concern for him is how deep the Raiders’ wide receiver group is. He’ll have a hard time cracking the 53-man roster, but the practice squad is a real possibility for this Dez favorite,
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