The most volatile 2019 NFL Draft stock for any offensive player for the Horns, among juniors and seniors, belongs to the potent third-year wideout Lil’Jordan Humphrey. A true breakout 2018 campaign saw Humphrey’s draft stock soar about halfway through the regular season. He was the leader for the Texas receiving corps this season.
Walter Football still ranks Humphrey as a middle round selection in the 2019 NFL Draft. Similar to the hurdles that Jonson is dealing with for his NFL Draft projections heading into the off-season, Humphrey is getting caught in a whirlwind of early declarations and a very deep class at this position.
Sources from 247Sports also indicates that Humphrey received the NFL Draft feedback that he is projected as a mid-to-late round pick. Getting lost in the thick of this deep wide receiver class for the 2019 NFL Draft is likely the biggest reason why Humphrey would decide to return for the Horns for one more year.
If Humphrey does return to the Forty Acres next year to refine his game in the final year of his eligibility, he could prove once and for all that he is worth an early round selection like he showed in 2018. Humphrey was the spark plug for this Texas passing game as he posted more than 1,200 total yards and 10 touchdowns.