Receivers and Tight Ends
- TE: Caleb Wilson, Devin Asiasi
- WR: Theo Howard, Kyle Phillips
- WR: Michael Ezeike, Dymond Lee
- WR: Demetric Felton, Chase Cota
The Bruins have shown us that they can run the ball, but they also put on a few great aerial displays. Take their game against Stanford for example. Chip Kelly saw that Stanford was taking away the run, which has been their bread and butter and decided to go to the air to try and beat the Cardinal. The result was Wilton Speight throwing the ball for 466 yards.
We will get into the QB situation in a second, but let us first look at what the Bruins could put on the field next year at the tight end and receiver positions.
Caleb Wilson is eligible for the draft but in the chance that he returns, he will be the top receiver on this team, and that is big for the passing game. But Wilson will have a lot of good company helping him move the ball downfield through the air. Behind him at the TE spot, Devin Asiasi will be another weapon for UCLA. And even behind him, Jordan Wilson could be a solid contributor.
In the to wide receiver spot, Theo Howard will lead the Bruin receivers through the air. This season he did not have a single drop en route to 677 receiving yards. Michael Ezeike started to emerge this season and should continue to develop in the offseason. Demetric Felton could be the no. 2 go-to receiver, but needs to be more consistent in catching balls. Great speed though.
Among the projected backups, Chase Cota could have the biggest breakout season. He showed a lot of promise this season and has a high ceiling. Expect a big 2019 from him.