By Matt Vensel
The Baltimore Sun
5:13 PM EDT, April 28, 2012
With the 198th pick in the 2012 NFL draft (sixth round), the Ravens drafted speedy Miami wide receiver Tommy Streeter. The Ravens have said they hoped to add a wide receiver during the draft, and Streeter is a tall vertical target that, in theory, would help them expand their developing downfield passing attack.
A hair under 6 feet 5, Streeter has excellent downfield speed for his size. At the scouting combine, he ran the 40-yard dash at 4.40 seconds, which was among the top times among wide receivers. But there are questions about his route-running and other areas of his game will need to be polished.
Streeter caught 52 passes for 967 yards and nine touchdowns in his Hurricanes career, but he had 46 receptions for 811 yards and scored eight touchdowns in 2011, his redshirt junior season.
He is the sixth player from Miami whom the Ravens have drafted, joining inside linebacker Ray Lewis, free safety Ed Reed and cornerback Duane Starks, among others.
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