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Devin Duvernay selected by Baltimore Ravens in 3rd round of NFL Draft

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Texas wide receiver Devin Duvernay was selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the 3rd round of the 2020 NFL Draft. Duvernay is the first receiver drafted out of Texas since the Buffalo Bills selected Marquise Goodwin in the third round of the 2013 Draft.

Duvernay leaves Texas eighth in school history in receiving yards with 2468. His best year was his most recent senior season in which he accumulated 106 catches for 1386 yards and 9 touchdowns. His performance earned him first team All-Big 12 honors along with Baylor’s Denzel Mims and Oklahoma’s CeeDee Lamb.

In his stellar 2019, Duvernay was third nationally in catches with 106 and averaged 107 receiving yards per game playing a slot position that has produced lofty numbers under Tom Herman. He recorded multi-touchdown performances versus Kansas and LSU, and showed his versatility when he rushed 13 yards for a score at West Virginia.

Duvernay’s junior year saw him play predominantly as an outside receiver. He caught 41 passes for 546 yards and four scores during Texas’ 10-4 season.

Both Devin and his twin brother, Donovan, signed with Baylor in 2016. In the wake of then-Bears head coach Art Briles’ dismissal, both brothers re-opened their recruitments. The Duvernays then committed to Texas along with Patrick Hudson and J.P. Urquidez, who also were released from their obligations to Baylor.

Duvernay was ranked No. 5 in the 2016 Inside Texas Top 100, the highest rated wide receiver in the class. A product of Sachse High School, Duvernay was an Under Armour All-American and named a first team All-State receiver in 2015.