News:Quintin Payton caught three passes for 37 yards in Monday's Music City Bowl against Vanderbilt.
Analysis:Quintin Payton finishes the season as North Carolina State's leading wide receiver, going for 798 yards. He had just 11 catches in two previous seasons, but the 6-foot-4 wideout caught just two touchdowns in 2012.
News:Quintin Payton caught two passes for 24 yards Saturday at Clemson.
Analysis: He's been trending downward for a month, and still has just one score on the year. He's unlikely to match his numbers next season with a new signal caller in place, and carries value in ACC only leagues heading towards 2013.
News:Quintin Payton caught just two passes for 17 yards Saturday against Wake Forest.
Analysis: The 'Pack's leading receiver has 669 yards on the year, but just one score. It's puzzling that the 6-foot-4 junior isn't being targetted much inside the red zone.
News:Quintin Payton caught four passes for 51 yards Saturday at Maryland.
Analysis:Quintin Payton has enjoyed a nice breakout year, and now has 551 yards through seven contests. He's scored just once however, severely limiting his upside.
News:Quintin Payton had five catches for 61 yards and a touchdown Saturday against South Alabama.
Analysis:Quintin Payton hasn't exploded, but he's quietly becoming the top receiving option in Raleigh. It's an offense that's going to pass consistently moving forward, so Payton has some value.
News:Quintin Payton led the team with 48 yards on three receptions at Connecticut on Saturday.
Analysis: The entire offense struggled Saturday, so don't be discouraged by the yardage total. Quintin Payton is using his 6-foot-4 frame to establish himself as the team's top target. His stock is clearly pointing up.
News:Quintin Payton led North Carolina State with 129 yards on four grabs against Tennessee.
Analysis:Quintin Payton seemed to find himself alone often over the middle, but failed to record significant red zone looks. That's an oddity given Payton's size. Payton is certainly an intriguing option, but we don't expect his yardage to be this consistently high.
News:Quintin Payton has been working as a starting wide receiver during practice, according to the Raleigh News and Observer.
Analysis: Bryan Underwood's recent injury further helps establish Quintin Payton's sleeper status. He's unproven, but provides a nice red zone option for a pass happy offense. There are worse players to gamble on in deeper leagues with a late draft pick.