Is Brandon Lloyd the Best Receiver in the NFL?

March 8, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Brandon Lloyd was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth round of the 2003 draft with the 124th pick. At the denouement of Lloyd’s collegiate career, he established himself as one of the most prolific receivers in the history of the University of Illinois’ football program.
At the dawn of his NFL career, Lloyd was always considered to be a very talented receiver who could never liberate the full potential of that incredible talent. He often came to meetings late and never really applied himself to his profession.
During his tenure as a San Francisco 49er, Lloyd’s production was nothing but average. He never once produced a 1,000-yard season and never surpassed 50 catches in a season. In his sophomore and junior seasons, Lloyd did however display an adequate ability to get to the end zone: He produced 11 total touchdowns during that time period.
The 49ers were tired of waiting for him to develop and unleash his potential. Thus resulting in t...

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