1990s Wide Receivers


Andre Cooper
Andre Cooper was a 6’2″ 194 lbs wide receiver out of Jacksonville, FL.  Cooper was a bit of a one year wonder with more receptions, yards, and touchdowns in 1995 than the other 3 season combined.  But, oh, what a year it was – the 3rd most catches in a season, 9th most yards, and the most receiving touchdowns ever in a season.  Cooper caught a touchdown pass in all but 2 of the games in ’95 and had multiple touchdown receptions in 6 games.  For his efforts that year, he was named Honorable Mention to multiple All-American teams.  In his career, Cooper had six 100+ yard games including a career best 12 catch 183 performance against Maryland in 1995.  He was signed a free agent by the Denver Broncos in 1999 and spent two years playing in 10 games in the NFL.

Year Catches Yards Yards Per Catch Touchdowns
’93 8 111 13.9 0
’94 27 359 13.3 5
’95 71 1,002 14.1 15
’96 26 338 13.0 4

EG Green
EG Green was a 5’11” 190 lbs wide receiver out of Fort Walton Beach, Fl.  In my mind, Green is one of the more underrated receivers in FSU history.  He is one of only two players in FSU history with two 1,000+ yard seasons.  He is also the only player ever in FSU history with two 10+ touchdown catch seasons.  He has the third most 100+ yard games in FSU history with 13 and caught a pass in 39 consecutive games in his career – tied for most.  Green is 5th in all time catches, 3rd in all time yards, and 2nd in all time touchdown catches.  Green went out with a bang with a 7 catch 176 yard 1 touchdown game against Ohio State in the 1998 Sugar Bowl.  He was a 3rd Round Draft choice by the Indianapolis Colts in 1998 and spent three seasons with the Colts putting up modest numbers.

Year Catches Yards Yards Per Catch Touchdowns
’94 18 192 10.7 1
’95 60 1,007 16.8 10
’96 34 662 19.5 7
’97 54 1,059 19.6 11

Kez McCorvey
Kez McCorvey was a 6’0″ 185 lbs wide receiver out of Pascagoula, MS.  McCorvey was a solid performer all 4 years that had a breakout season in 1993.  As the favorite target of Charlie Ward during the National Championship season, he caught 74 passes – the second most in FSU history for a single season.  McCorvey is 3rd all-time in career catches, 4th in career yards, and 3rd in career catches per game.  For his career he had six 100+ yard games including an 11 catch 138 yard 1 touchdown game in the “Game of the Century” against Notre Dame.   Kez McCorvey was elected to the FSU Hall of Fame in 2005.  He was selected in the 5th Round of 1995 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions and spent 3 season in the NFL playing in just 10 games.

Year Catches Yards Yards Per Catch Touchdowns
’91 22 303 19.1 1
’92 34 521 22.2 4
’93 74 966 19.5 11
’94 59 870 12.4 2

Snoop Minnis
Snoop Minnis was a 6’1″ 185 lbs wide receiver out of Miami, FL.  After three seasons somewhat buried under a deep and talented receiving corps, Minnis became the go to guy as a senior.  He responded with an NCAA Consensus All-American season.  Minnis finished with the second most yards in a season in FSU history and an amazing 21.3 yard per catch average.  That season he had seven 100+ yard games including huge games against rivals Miami, Clemson, and Florida.  Unfortunately, Minnis was suspended for the National Championship game.  He was drafted in 2001 in the 3rd Round of the NFL Draft.  He spent a couple of season in Kansas City playing in 15 games.  ***Note, Minnis probably should have been included in the 2000s since the majority of his impact came then.***

Year Catches Yards Yards Per Catch Touchdowns
’97 11 163 14.8 1
’98 22 338 15.4 2
’99 19 257 13.5 3
’00 63 1,340 21.3 11

Peter Warrick
Peter Warrick was a 6’0″ 195 lbs wide receiver out of Bradenton, FL.  Warrick was quite simply one of the most electric college football players in history.  With incredible balance, burst, vision, and lightning like quickness, Warrick could get open and then make opposing defenses look silly trying to stop him.  Warrick is #2 all time in career catches, #2 all time in career yards, #1 all time in career touchdown catches, and #3 in all time 100+ yard games.  In 1998 he had seven 100+ yard games and six in 1999 despite missing a couple games that season.  He went out with a fantastic game in helping the Noles win their 2nd National Championship.  Against Virginia Tech in the Sugar Bowl he had 163 yards on 6 catches and 2 touchdowns and added a punt return for a touchdown.  Warrick was a two time NCAA Consensus All-American and elected into the FSU Hall of Fame in 2010.  He was drafted as the 4th overall pick of the 2000 NFL Draft and had a nice 6 year career that was derailed by knee injury.

Year Catches Yards Yards Per Catch Touchdowns
’96 22 467 21.2 4
’97 53 884 16.7 8
’98 61 1,232 20.2 12
’99 71 934 13.2 8


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