Cedric Tillman only appeared in 6 games for Tennessee in 2022 due to injuries, but he was still effective in the games he played, recording 37 catches for 417 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Heading into the NFL Combine this week in Indianapolis, he’ll be eager to prove he’s still a dynamic receiver worthy of an early round pick.

NFL.com analyst Daniel Jeremiah certainly thinks Tillman has the skills to put on a show this week:

“(Tennessee’s) offense was a track meet all year long with Hendon Hooker throwing the ball around,” Jeremiah said. “I think you’re going to see Tillman come in. He’s big. He’s going to be physical. He’s going to run really well.”

Tillman stands 6-3 and weighs in at 215 pounds — near-ideal size for an NFL wide receiver. If he can put together a performance that matches his physical stats, he could see his stock skyrocket.

What’s at stake for Cedric Tillman?

Tillman was considered to be the Vols’ No. 1 receiver heading into 2022, but injuries limited his impact and caused him to miss several games. Meanwhile, Jalin Hyatt became a star, winning the Biletnikoff Award.

But don’t forget about Tillman. This is the Tennessee receiver’s chance to remind NFL scouts how good he is when he’s healthy. After all, he put up 64 catches for 1,081 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2021.

Plenty of eyes will be on Tillman in Indy this week. His upside is probably a late-Round 1 or early-Round 2 pick.

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