While there are a seemingly limitless number of factors that impact what teams prospective NFL players will land on, from a battery of tests at the combine, to interviews, to the whim of the draft, wide receiver Hunter Renfrow may have found a different way.
Renfrow, a 5'10" receiver from Clemson, reported having a dream that he was drafted by the Patriots, and was meeting with quarterback Tom Brady.
Renfrow explained to Scott Keepfer of The Greenville News:
"I would love to be a Patriot. Whoever gets me, that would be awesome," Renfrow said. "I had a dream I was a Patriot last night. It was the weirdest thing. I went to sleep and ... I was having a meeting with Tom Brady."
Renfrow's dreams may well prove prophetic.
The receiver has been pegged by many as someone the Patriots would be interested in. While Renfrow is not expected to be drafted high, if at all, he has several characteristics that fit the bill of receivers that the Patriots tend to be interested in.
Renfrow played slot receiver at Clemson, and at 5'10," has a clear resemblance to the prototypical Patriots receiver: short, fast, and able to get open quickly.
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Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola, Chris Hogan, Chris Harper, Austin Collie, among others, fill out the laundry list of Patriots past and present who fit the mold of Renfrow.
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