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2015 NFL Draft wide receiver rankings: Another great group headlined by Kevin White and Amari Cooper

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Five wide receivers were taken in the first round of the 2014 draft, and that number could be reached again in 2015.

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The receiver class from the 2014 NFL Draft is already looking like a great one. The one for the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft isn't far behind.

This year's draft had five wide receivers taken in the first round and 15 in the top 100. Led by Kevin White of West Virginia and Amari Cooper of Alabama, 2015 could equal those numbers.

Update: Read our 2015 NFL Draft rankings by position.

White is better in contested catch scenarios and can go up and get the ball on bad throws. Cooper is far better after the catch and has proven he can be a threat in the short passing game.

Right behind those two is Louisville's DeVante Parker, but he may only be that low due to missing the early part of the season due to injury. Parker combines Cooper's speed after the catch and White's talent when the ball is in the air.

Devin Funchess of Michigan and Jaelen Strong of Arizona State will both be in contention for first-round placement as well.  Dorial Green-Beckham is positioned at No. 6 solely due to potential. He's sitting out the season after being dismissed from Missouri. There are a lot of off-field issues with Green-Beckham, but teams will still be intrigued by his size.

1. Amari Cooper | 6'1, 210 pounds | WR | Alabama *
2. Kevin White | 6'3, 210 pounds | WR | West Virginia
3. DeVante Parker | 6'3, 211 pounds| WR | Louisville
4. Jaelen Strong | 6'3, 212 pounds | WR | Arizona State *
5. Devin Funchess 6’5, 230 pounds | WR | Michigan *
6. Dorial Green-Beckham | 6’6, 225 pounds | WR | Oklahoma *
7. Rashad Greene | 6'0, 180 pounds | WR | Florida State
8. Duke Williams | 6'2, 216 pounds | WR | Auburn *
9. Sammie Coates | 6'2, 201 pounds | WR | Auburn *
10. Nelson Agholor | 6'1, 190 pounds | WR | Southern California *
11. Justin Hardy | 6'0, 188 pounds | WR | East Carolina
12. DeAndre Smelter | 6’3, 222 pounds | WR | Georgia Tech
13. Ty Montgomery | 6'2, 220 pounds | WR | Stanford
14. Phillip Dorsett | 5’10, 195 pounds | WR | Miami
15. Jamison Crowder | 5’9, 175 pounds | WR | Duke
16. Breshad Perriman | 6'3, 214 pounds | WR | Central Florida *
17. Tyler Lockett | 5’11, 175 pounds | WR | Kansas State
18. Tony Lippett | 6’3, 188 pounds | WR | Michigan State
19. Josh Harper | 6’1, 185 pounds | WR | Fresno State
20. Stefon Diggs | 6’0, 190 pounds | WR | Maryland
21. Austin Hill | 6’3, 212 pounds | WR | Arizona
22. Kenny Bell | 6’1, 185 pounds | WR | Nebraska
23. Antwan Goodley | 5’11, 225 pounds | WR | Baylor
24. Deontary Greenberry | 6’3, 200 pounds | WR | Houston *
25. Chris Conley | 6'3, 205 pounds | WR | Georgia
26. Titus Davis | 6'2, 190 pounds | WR | Central Michigan
27. Dres Anderson | 6'2, 190 pounds | WR | Utah
28. Kasen Williams | 6'3, 217 pounds | WR | Washington
29. Matt Miller | 6'3, 212 pounds | WR | Boise State