Miller leads a light TE class

While TEs have emerged as a major force in the NFL, this year's draft class isn't very strong.

Updated: April 12, 2005, 5:05 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

The resurgence of the tight end position had to slow down at some point.

This year is a "light" end draft. Virginia's Heath Miller, who might have been a top-10 prospect, won't be able to work out and get a legitimate 40 time until May 1 at the earliest, well past the start of the NFL draft on April 23. Alex Smith of Stanford is the next best tight end and his name keeps getting confused with the Utah quarterback who could be the first player selected. The only other tight end ...

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