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Xavier Hutchinson

Xavier Hutchinson


Age: 23College: Iowa State

2023 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
WR Rank: 8th (easy)
Draft Rank (ECR) #360
Best / Worst #240 / #375
ADP #325

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Xavier Hutchinson hit the ground running in his first year at Iowa State, hauling 64 balls for 771 receiving yards and four TDs. The former JUCO star from Blinn College - where he played two seasons with future 49ers 3rd-rounder Danny Gray - was 20 years old in his first season as a Cyclone, so the expectation was that he would be ready for the increased competition. Hutchinson continued to deliver productive seasons for two more years with the Cyclones, posting dominator ratings of 26% and 34% to conclude his college career.

The 6-foot-2 and 207-pound behemoth finished 2022 with 107 catches (third in the nation) while playing 70% of his snaps out wide. No player in the FBS saw more targets in 2022 than the 22-year-old Hutchinson (161). His 8.9 receptions per game and target share (35%) also led his 2023 WR class.

Hutchinson's age (23) is definitely a concern as he looks to make the leap to the NFL. But his football experience and usage suggest if the talent is there, he can make an immediate impact.

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Xavier Hutchinson selected No. 205 by Houston Texans

The Houston Texans have selected WR Xavier Hutchinson with the No. 205 overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft.

Fantasy Impact

Hutchinson is the second wide receiver selected by the Texans in this NFL Draft after they selected Nathaniel Dell in the third round. He is a big body receiver out of Iowa State who posted an 1,100 yard season last year. He'll look to compete in training camp for an immediate role.

Ari Koslow5 weeks ago
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftWR #119WR #85WR #16024
Dynasty WR #91WR #72WR #11431
Wide Receivers#114
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Strength of Schedule (2023)
Next Game@ BAL12th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesIND, JAC, PIT14th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)TEN, CLE, TEN2nd easiest opponents
Rest of Season--13th easiest remaining opponents