Detroit Lions add Quintez Cephus in 5th round of 2020 NFL Draft


Former Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver Quintez Cephus is heading to Detroit, as the Lions tabbed him with the #166 overall pick (5th round) in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Cephus, who had a poor NFL Combine, bounced back during his Pro Day, and ended up as one of nearly two dozen receivers selected by the middle of the fifth round of this year's Draft.

He's also the first-ever Wisconsin wide receiver drafted by Detroit.

Here's what NFL.com has to say:

After missing all of 2018, Cephus got right back into the swing of things culminating with memorable games against Ohio State and Oregon. Size and body positioning create workable windows in tight quarters and his ball skills build trust with the quarterback. He's a build-up runner who lacks suddenness to uncover and may need to be motioned, bunched, and lined in the slot to help with early separation. Teams know he can catch it but will need to see him get open. Cephus is a possession receiver with the profile of a capable WR3/4.

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