Wide receiver: 2-3 players
There is only one player definitely exhausting eligibility after 2024 (Brannon Spector), but I think the presumption here is that there could be at least one more departure, perhaps two. The wide receiver room is a decent size, and there is only so much playing time.
The Tigers currently have two commits that will likely figure into this conversation. One, Carleton ‘Juju’ Preston, is a slot receiver. He is small, but he is fast and dynamic.
The other player, Belton Honea-Path’s Marquise Henderson, is considered an athlete and plays running back for BHP. Since Swinney says they are likely only taking one back (Davidson), they are probably budgeting Henderson in a wide receiver spot at present. We can also expect him to be used in special teams.
I would expect a third take here. There are two open offers to players classified as receivers: Cortez Mills and Jordan Allen. Another, Vernell Brown, is officially listed as an athlete but is primarily known for his receiver play in high school.
Given that the Tigers already have two receivers committed, I expect them to be patient with their current offers. It might be a while before any more wide receiver offers go out for 2025.
Next we look at the tight ends and offensive linemen.