TideSports.com has stories on each UA draftee as they are selected. Here is the story on Tua Tagovailoa going No. 5 overall, Jedrick Wills Jr. going No. 10 overall and Jerry Jeudy going No. 15 overall.


Henry Ruggs III was the first wide receiver drafted in the 2020 NFL Draft, taken No. 12 overall by the Las Vegas Raiders.

The selection was quite the feat in this draft, as he is joined in the top class of draft able wide receivers by threats including teammate Jerry Jeudy, Oklahoma’s CeeDee Lamb and LSU’s Justin Jefferson, among others.

“He can run the deep routes. He also gets the manufactured touches, the bubble screens, the jet sweeps,” Raiders general manager Mike Mayock said. “I think if you force defenses to roll coverage, it opens up our run game. You respect our deep routes, it opens up Darren Waller. I just think it does an awful lot of things for us offensively and I think the most important thing is I think Coach Gruden and the staff will get everything out of him.

“Did I think we could have moved down maybe and still got him? Maybe, but we didn’t want to lose him. What distinguishes him is No. 1, he can run. No. 2, he’s tough as nails and when you talk about competitors.”

Last year’s No. 12 overall pick, Rashan Gary, signed a contract with $15.8 million.

This story will be updated with more.

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