A recent article from ESPN showed some of their "favorite prospect-to-pro comps for this year's draft class," which included LSU's Malik Nabers And Brian Thomas Jr.

Adam Rittenberg compares Thomas Jr. to Bengals receiver Tee Higgins, and Aaron Schatz has Dallas Cowboys star CeeDee Lamb as Malik Nabers' comp in the pros.

Brian Thomas Jr. to Tee Higgins
At 6-3, Thomas used his length and speed to lead the FBS in touchdowns with 17 at LSU. His combine 40-yard dash time of 4.33 seconds was faster than Higgins' 4.59 and should lead to an earlier selection, but both have big frames and the ability to rack up touchdowns in and around the red zone. Like Higgins, who averaged nearly 20 yards per catch in his final season at Clemson, Thomas can consistently attack defenses down the field. -- Adam Rittenberg, college football reporter

Malik Nabers to CeeDee Lamb
Nabers (LSU) and Lamb both have the talent to dominate routes at all three levels and change tempo to get open, and both of them needed some improvement in running crisp routes coming out of college (Lamb was in the 2020 class). The two have similar frames, but Lamb is slightly taller than Naber's 6-foot stature at 6-2. -- Aaron Schatz, NFL analyst
The 2024 NFL Draft starts Thursday, April 25. Both Nabers and Brian Thomas Jr. are expected to be first-round selections.
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dnm33052 months
Neither of those are even close. Thomas ran a 4.33.

Nabers is Antonio Brown 2.0
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olgoi khorkhoi2 months
4.3 receiver compares to a 4.6 receiver because they are both tall?
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Deplorable Duke2 months
That’s pretty accurate… Cedarian is the alpha. Tamaurice is the beta.
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DeafVallyBatnR2 months
Cee cee drops more balls
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Jojodaddy2 months
Antonio Brown is the Nabers comparison
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Shiftyplus12 months
Mallik Nabers is so much like Ja'Marr Chase it's not even funny. Usually I hate comparisons, but their build, talent level, speed, and even how they look when they are playing is SO similar.
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Morpheus2 months
I know people keep saying this but I see Chase as a much more physical type receiver than Nabers.
Gimme a jump ball and I’m taking Chase twice on Sunday.
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Tigers4Lyfe2 months
But what about every other day of the week?
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LSU1SLU2 months
Yea I dont like the malik chase comparison. Close but not same imo. Chase is also so muscular esp in lower body.
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