Mississippi State Bulldogs: 50 Greatest Athletes in School History

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May 16, 2014; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Chad Bumphis (15) listens to offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch during rookie minicamp at Florida Blue Health and Wellness Practice Fields. Mandatory Credit: Phil Sears-USA TODAY Sports

#43 Chad Bumphis, Football Wide Receiver (2009-2012)

Bumphis was the first top notch prospect that Dan Mullen brought in to upgrade the wide receiver position at Mississippi State. He made an immediate impact and played as a true freshman. Bumphis was a four year starter and helped usher in a new era of passing for the Bulldogs. Bumphis left Mississippi State with a few school records that are still intact. He holds the record for most receiving yards, (2,270) receptions, touchdowns (24) and is second for most receptions (159). Bumphis showed what he was capable of his senior season with a more polished passer throwing to him. During his senior season and Tyler Russell’s first season as a starter, the two put up some big numbers. In 2012, Bumphis caught 58 passes for 922 yards and 12 touchdowns. Bumphis is still the only receiver in school history to catch 10 or more touchdowns in a single season.

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