Report: Cal WR Kenny Lawler worked out for New Orleans Saints on Monday

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Sep 19, 2015; Austin, TX, USA; California Golden Bears wide receiver Kenny Lawler (left) catches a pass for a touchdown against Texas Longhorns corner back John Bonney (24) during the second quarter at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 19, 2015; Austin, TX, USA; California Golden Bears wide receiver Kenny Lawler (left) catches a pass for a touchdown against Texas Longhorns corner back John Bonney (24) during the second quarter at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY Sports /
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Wide receiver Kenny Lawler, Jared Goff’s go-to guy at Cal, worked out for the New Orleans Saints on Monday, according to a report.

Nick Underhill of The Advocate reported that the New Orleans Saints hosted Kenny Lawler, one of three California Golden Bears players to work out for the team on Monday.  The Saints also got a closer look at wide receiver Darius Powe and tight end Stephen Anderson.

Kenny Lawler, a 6-foot-2, 203-pound wide receiver, was a first-team All-Pac-12 choice in 2015. Lawler finished with 52 catches for 658 yards, and hauled in 13 touchdowns for the Bears offense. After starting as a true freshman, Lawler’s three-year college career ended with 143 catches for 1,706 yards, and 27 touchdowns.

Here’s some notes from his NFL Draft Profile:

"BOTTOM LINETall, but thin possession receiver who produced impressive touchdown totals in Cal’s “Bear Raid” offense. While Lawler’s footwork gets him in and out of his breaks quickly, he will find that NFL cornerbacks will try and suffocate him underneath without fear of deep ball retribution. Lawler’s short-area quickness and ability to snare the difficult catch could be an intriguing pairing from the slot where he could find the size matchups more to his liking."

After watching some film on Lawler, his body control is what stands out. Cal used him in many ways, which would bode well for Sean Payton’s offense.

Lawler, an underclassman, is a mid round projection. He was a top performer in the 60-yard shuttle 11.28 seconds, and turned in a 4.64-second 40-yard dash.

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