College football’s best passing and catching duos for 2015

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Oct 25, 2014; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton (5) catches a pass over Ohio State Buckeyes safety Vonn Bell (11) in the fourth quarter at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

9. Christian Hackenberg to DaeSean Hamilton – Penn State Nittany Lions

Christian Hackenberg looked like a future Heisman Trophy candidate and possible future No. 1 overall pick when he was the Big Ten Freshman of the Year two seasons ago under Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien. However, with O’Brien leaving for the same job with the NFL’s Houston Texans and James Franklin coming to Happy Valley, Hackenberg regressed and his interceptions soared.

I’m expecting his second year under Franklin to be better and for his offensive line to give him just enough protection to a bounceback junior year, and having Daesean Hamilton to work with certainly helps.

Hamilton made his presence felt immediately with 11 catches for 165 yards in his college debut last year against Central Florida and had four games with at least 100 yards in his first seven games. He finished with a freshman-high 82 receptions for 899 yards and two touchdowns. Look for Hamilton to visit the end zone with more frequency this year with a full season and offseason under his belt heading into his sophomore year.

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