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Baylor receiving corps in good hands with Corey Coleman

Baylor has produced some great wideouts recently, but Corey Coleman could be the best of them all. Raymond Carlin III/USA TODAY Sports

In Kendall Wright, Terrance Williams and Antwan Goodley, Baylor has featured some prolific receivers in the Art Briles era.

Corey Coleman, however, has a chance to be the most prolific. Coleman is off to a tremendous start to his junior season. Last week, he broke the school record with four touchdown catches in the Bears' 66-21 win over Lamar. And through two weeks, he leads the nation with 360 receiving yards. Only three other receivers in the Big 12 have posted even more than 200 yards so far.

“We’ve had some great receivers here," Briles said. "What makes Corey great is he’s very dynamic with the football. He’s very sudden, very strong, very powerful and very confident. That’s what separates him. He’s passionate and he plays with a lot of emotion. With emotions in check, he’s about as good as there is.”

This Baylor receiving corps makes the case as best in the country, too. Like Coleman, KD Cannon is a returning 1,000-yard receiver. Senior Jay Lee is off to a furious start, as well, and ranks sixth in the Big 12 in receiving. He had three catches in the opener against SMU, with all three going for touchdowns.

“We all want to be our best," Coleman said of his receiver teammates. "When (Lee) scored three touchdowns, I feel like I scored three touchdowns. When I score four touchdowns, he feels the same way. That’s the bond we have as receivers.”

The only receiver ever to earn Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year honors was Justin Blackmon in 2010.

If Coleman continues on his torrid pace, he'll have a viable chance to contend for that honor, as well.