Cincinnati Football: Tre Tucker becomes the third highest drafted receiver in Bearcats history

Cincinnati Bearcats wide receiver Tre Tucker runs the ball against the Miami Redhawks at Paycor Stadium. USA Today.
Cincinnati Bearcats wide receiver Tre Tucker runs the ball against the Miami Redhawks at Paycor Stadium. USA Today. /
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Cincinnati Bearcats product Tre Tucker was selected by the Las Vegas Raiders in the third round of the NFL Draft last night, becoming the third highest drafted receiver in Bearcats history!

During his senior campaign at Cincinnati, Tucker totaled 52 catches for 671 receiving yards and three touchdowns including a 55-yard score during a win over East Carolina last season.

In addition to being a dynamic returner, Tucker developed into a key contributor at slot receiver and finished his career with 1,426 receiving yards, 111 catches and eight touchdowns.

Tucker was one of the fastest prospects in the draft class and should have a chance to compete for a roster spot on the Raiders alongside former Bearcats offensive tackle Justin Murray.

Cincinnati Football: Tre Tucker becomes the third highest drafted receiver in Bearcats history

Make sure to stay tuned for more coverage as several former Cincinnati standouts hope to get drafted today including Ivan Pace Jr, Tyler Scott, Leonard Taylor, Josh Whyle and more!

Scott led the Bearcats with 54 receptions and 899 receiving yards last year, and is projected to be selected on Saturday afternoon after showing off elite speed throughout his career.

Cincinnati Football: Las Vegas Raiders select Bearcats receiver Tre Tucker in NFL Draft

Akron native and Cincinnati receiver product Tre Tucker was selected by the Las Vegas Raiders with the 100th overall pick in the third round of the 2023 NFL Draft last night!

Coming off an impressive career, Tucker became the third highest drafted receiver in Bearcats history behind Alec Pierce (53rd pick last year) and Mardy Gilyard (99th pick in 2010).

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