2016 Guide: What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about TYLER BOYD: Pittsburgh, 6014 197 4.56. Junior entry. Three-year starter from Clairton, PA. Aligns all over the formation to exploit match-ups. A unanimous All-ACC pick. Boyd lined up 31% of the time on the right side of the formation, 21.6% on the left, and 36.9% in the slot. He also lined up 10% of the time in the backfield, 71.3% behind the line of scrimmage, and 28.7% of the time he was on the line. Pittsburgh’s all-time leading receiver is a good route runner with quick feet. He was always double or triple teamed and dictated coverage. Boyd is a strong-handed pass catcher who plucks and controls the ball. He makes plays in the short and medium combative area underneath the linebackers. Runs crisp routes. Can separate and get open. He catches the ball with his eyes. Snatches the ball out of the air. He tracks and runs through the deep ball. Can change direction at full speed. Excellent ball skills. Physical and tough after the catch. He excels on the field because of technique, mechanics, and football intelligence. Was productive with three different quarterbacks. He was targeted 35.8% of the time on his 165 routes. His drop rate was 6.8%, about 1% above the norm. He broke Larry Fitzgerald’s freshman record and set new Atlantic Coast Conference records. Boyd led the Panthers in receiving three straight years. He will also contribute on special teams. Bottom line, he gets open then catches the ball. Caught 254 passes in his career, good for 3361 yards, 13.2 yards per reception, and 21 touchdowns. 2015 stats: 91-926, 10.1 ypr, 6 TD, 40-349 rushing, 8.7 ypc, 0 TD. OSR:31/ 42. Second/third round. (A-32, H-9 3/4, VJ-34, SS-4.35).