Gil Brandt's top return men
1. Justin Miller, Clemson (5-9¾, 201) He ran 4.42 and 4.48 at the combine. He led the nation in 2004 with a 33.1-yard average on kickoff returns, and ran two back for touchdowns against Florida State. He also had a 13-yard average on punt returns. In all, he returned seven kicks for touchdowns (five on kickoffs) in his career at Clemson.
2. Chad Owens, Hawaii (5-7 3/8, 183) He ran 4.62 and 4.65 at the combine. He returned punts for a 14.8-yard average and brought back two kickoffs for touchdowns in 2004. In all, he returned eight kicks for touchdowns (six on punts) in his career at Hawaii.
3. DeAndra Cobb, Michigan State (5-9¾, 196) He ran 4.50 and 4.57 at the combine. He's a junior-college transfer who led the Big Ten in kickoff returns in 2003 (27.2 average) and three touchdowns. He had a 24.1-yard average and one touchdown in 2004. He has explosive speed, but does not return punts.
4. Marquis Weeks, Virginia (5-10½, 216) He ran 4.56 and 4.62 at the combine. He was a running back in high school. In his career, he had a 30.1-yard average on kickoff returns and scored two touchdowns. In 2004, he had a 32.2-yard average and one touchdown.