D1 (FCS) – Wide Receivers


This is ProScoutsOnLine.com D1 (FCS) Wide Receivers: Receiving Yards Leaders 2021.  Mainly comprising of Wide Receivers for the NCAA 2021 Football Season.  This includes a list of the NCAA top 50 FCS receiving yard leaders.  With the compiling and sorting of stats to determine Rankings in 5 different stat categories.  Which determines the Overall Ratings for each player as shown below:


Also, highlighted below are the top three (3) Overall Rating wide receivers among the FCS receiving yard leaders.  


D1 (FCS) Wide Receivers: Receiving Yards Leaders 2021:


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No. 1 Overall Rating –  ANTWANE WELLS JR. – WR

(Fr) James Madison  

HT: 6′-1″  WT: 204

Rec Yards: 1250  Receptions: 83  

REC TD: 15  AVG YDS REC: 15.1



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No. 2 Overall Rating –  LANCE MCCUTCHEON – WR

(Sr) Montana St.   

HT: 6′-3″  WT: 202

Rec Yards: 1219  Receptions: 63  

REC TD: 9  AVG YDS REC: 19.3





No. 3 Overall Rating – BJ BYRD – WR

(Sr) Morehead St.   

HT: 6′-0″  WT: 190

Rec Yards: 1313  Receptions: 90  

REC TD: 13  AVG YDS REC: 14.6




FCS Football: Receiving Yards Leaders Overall Ratings and Rankings:

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Overall Rating (based on individual Rankings)

Individual Rankings (5 Groups)

Receiving Yards (Group 1)

Receiving TD’s, and Receiving Yards  (Group 2)

Receptions, and Receiving Yards (Group 3)

Average Yards Per Reception, and Receptions (Group 4)

Height, and Receiving Yards (Group 5)


The total points from each Ranking Group determines the Overall Rating for each player; where the lowest total points have the best rating.


This can be a helpful for coaches or scouts in evaluating players and/or by comparing other players under evaluation.  As well, by identifying overlooking and/or under-rating players.  Also, this is helpful in evaluating players according to their height.


Also, shown below are links associated with the rankings and overall ratings for other FCS positions as well.  Whereby, using the NCAA and the respective school stats in determining the rankings and overall ratings for those players.


Here are links from ProScoutsOnLine.com for FCS Rankings and Overall Ratings for: Quarterbacks; Running Backs; Defensive Linemen; Defensive Backs, and Linebackers.