The Bucs drafted Lockett primarily for his punt return skills, and he led the nation in punt return returns in 2000, returning 22 punts for 501 yards and a 22.8-yard average and three touchdowns. His longest return his junior year was 83 yards.
Lockett opened some eyes at the Indianapolis Scouting Combine by turning in the fastest 40-yard dash time -- a sizzling 4.32. That time was electronically recorded and some scouts clocked him in the high 4.2's.
The 5-foot-7, 155-pound Lockett will have a chance to line up at receiver despite his small frame. He had his best season as a redshirt freshman in 1998 with 44 receptions for 928 yards (21.1 avg.) and six touchdowns, including a school-record 97-yarder against Northeast Louisiana. He finished that game with six catches for 188 yards and two scores.
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