UMD Football recruiting overview Part II: WR

DeMatha's Kenny Tate is a blue-chip WR target.

UMD FB Recruiting Overview Part II: WR LEAVING: Weatherly. RETURNING STARTERS: I. Williams, Oquendo, Heyward-Bey. OTHERS RETURNING: Carroll, Lee, Smalls, Cannon. COMMITS: Smith, Logan, Tyler, McCree. TRANSFERS: Gresham. OUTLOOK: Who will emerge to be a solid backup? Will Logan stay at WR or move to CB? 2008 Top Recruits: With Kevin Dorsey already committed ...

... the Terps are off to a good start. I would take 1 more plus there would also be room for Tate. Several of these WR recruits for 2008 are also good DBs.

Kevin Dorsey Forestville, MD 6'2" 175# TERP COMMIT 28 rec, 1025 yds. and 12 TDs HM All Met, 1st team All Conference, 1st team All State Small Schools

Kenny Tate DeMatha HS , MD 6'4" 210# TERP Offer 1st team All Met. 1st team All State A threat to score every time he touched the ball. Rushed for 362 yards and one touchdown, caught 17 passes for 365 yards and six touchdowns. Returned two punts and one kickoff for touchdowns.

A.J. Green Summerville, SC 6'4" 184# Terp offer GEORGIA 1st team All State for 3rd time Made 60 catches for 1,203 yards and 14 touchdowns; returned one of two interceptions for a touchdown

A.J. Alexander 5'11" 170# Altonna, PA TERP Offer was the only sophomore to earn Pennsylvania Football News All-State honors in 2005, getting the nod at quarterback. The speedy junior clocked a 10.71 and took fourth in the 100 meter at the Pennsylvania state track meet last spring. He plays quarterback so the ball will always be in his hands, but he will probably project to wide receiver in college. In 2006 - 2nd team All State 120 carries for 854 yds and 15 TDs, passed for 393 yds and 3 TDs. A combine warrior, he looked exceptional at various camps and combines last spring/summer.

Jonathan Baldwin Aliquippa, PA 6'6" 200# Baldwin has developed into one of the top football/basketball prospects in Western Pennsylvania. This season, his third as a starter, he caught 21 passes for 370 yards (17.6), scored five TDs and averaged 44.4 yards on five kickoff returns. Baldwin also recorded 23 tackles (10 solo), two sacks and one interception. 2nd team All WPIAL, 1st team All Conference.

Wade Williams Pius X, PA 6'2" 185# 1st team All State A had 66 receptions for 1,047 yards and 19 touchdowns plus 557 return yards.

Jeff Early Rockbridge, VA 1st team All State caught 58 passes for 1,143 yards and 13 TDs, including two in the championship game.

Colin Larmond Morristown, NJ 6'3" 185# 24 rec. for 413 yds and 4 TDs, 76 carries for 309 yds (8 yds/carry), 5 TDs, 39 tackles and 4 INTs.

Mike Shanahan, Norwin PA 6'4" 220# Basketball isn't the only sport in which Shanahan is a driving force. He made first-team All-Foothills by catching 36 passes for 698 yards (19.4 per catch) and eight of his 10 TDs. Shanahan, a two-way starter for two seasons, also recorded 41 tackles and three interceptions. He returned one punt and one interception for TDs, too. 1st team All Conference.

Ben Barber Alexandria, VA 5'11" 193# 56 rec. for 1034 yds and 12 TDs 1st team All Region, HM All Met, 1st team All State AAA . He lacks great height but has everything else, speed, quickness, great hands and strength.

Mickey Brewer Butler HS,NC 6'3" 200# All Met Caught 59 passes for 1,220 yards and 15 touchdowns for N.C. 4AA semifinalist.

Randall Hawkins Duncan, SC 6'2" 180# 85 rec. for 1262 yds and 19 TDs 1st team All State AAAA.

Tavarres King Habersham HS, GA 6'1" 160# Max Emfinger's #1 rated WR.

Dejuan Miller Metuchen, NJ 6'4" 205# 1st team All County seven interceptions and caught eight TD passes

Blake Williamson Bridgeville, PA 6'3" 200# At 6'3" and 200 pounds, he would be a match-up problem at any level let alone Class A. Ended the season with 30 catches for 601 yards (20.0 avg.) and 9 touchdowns. Class A Underclassman of the Year

Tyron Harris Lindenwold, NJ 6'2" 180# 1st team All Conference, 1st team All South Jersey collected a school-record 49 receptions for 704 yards and six TDs... . He also scored two touchdowns on runs and one on an interception return... . He has great hands and is a dependable blocker. Also a solid cornerback, Harris led the Lions with six interceptions.

Aldarius Johnson Miami, FL 6'3" 199# 72 rec. for 1361 yds and 19 TDs 1st team All State 6A 1st team All County

Derek Winter Tampa, FL 6'2" 185# 77 rec. for 1124 yds and 18 TDs 1st team All State 4A

DeAndre Preaster Utica, NY 6'3" 195# 33 rec. for 640 yds, 56 TDs, 19 carries for 206 yds 1st team All Central New York DB

Marcus Sayles Syracuse, NY 6'2" 185# 2nd team All Central New York WR.

Darius Morgan Citra, Fl 6'4" 180# 42 rec. for 800 yds and 9 TDs.

Melvin Ray Tallahassee, FL 6'3" 185# 1st team All Conference 25 receptions for 518 yards (20.7 avg) and 5 TDs, long of 67; 973 all-purpose yards on 45 touches (21.6 ypt avg).

Jaron Brown Cheraw, SC 6'3" 185# 1st team All Region 20 rec. for 503 yds, 95 tackles, 2 INTs.

Antonio Bell Daytona, FL 6'2" 175# 1st team All County.

Tyrone Stephens Sidwell Friends HS 6'3" 185#. Great student and nice-looking athlete.

Josh Bakala Keansburg, NJ 6'0" 180 1st team All Conference 30 rec. for 804 yds and 9 TDs.

Derek Gould Pemberton, NJ 6'4" 185# 20 rec. for 260 yds and 2 TDs.

Harry Lee Daniel Highland Springs, VA 6'0" 180# 600 yds receving and 9 TDs Daniel earned second team all-district and honorable mention all-metro as a sophomore.

Kerry Boykins Chesapeake, VA 6'1" 185# First-team All-Southeastern District at wide receiver and kick returner, 1st team All Tidewater, Caught 37 passes for 715 yards and five touchdowns. Has only scratched the surface of his potential. "He's a tremendous athlete and one of the rare kids who can take any play from anywhere on the field for a touchdown."

T.J. Lawrence Lakeland, FL 6'2" 185# racked up over 40 tackles and five interceptions for the Red Devils defense. Lawrence also was very explosive at the slot position, finishing with 13 touchdowns, 70 receptions and 13 TDs. 1st team All State 3A.

William Green Seymour, CT 6'3" 208#.

Marquan Jones Columbia, SC 6'0" 175# CLEMSON 1st team All State An eight-touchdown performance on Nov. 11 that tied the national record was featured in Sports Illustrated. Finished with 92 catches for 1,551 yards.

Jullian Harrell Harrisburg, PA 6'1" 215# 2nd team All State 52 catches for 772 yards (15 avg.) and 4 touchdowns, plus a 22.4 kick return average.

Derrick McCoy Amherst Co., VA 6'3" 205# 28 rec. for 801 yds, 9 TDs, 1st-team All District.

Vinnie Fischer Livingston, NJ 6'4" 195# 21 rec. for 473 yds , 4 TDs in the first 4 games of the year. Sustained a season-ending injury.

Devin Baker Bound Brook HS, NJ 6'3" 175# 1st team All County Somerset County's leading flanker had 46 receptions for 946 yards and 18 TDs.

Justin Thorpe Varina, VA 6'0" 188# 1st team All District.

Lynell Payne Marlton, NJ 6'3" 210# 1st team All South Jersey 5 TDs rec, 3 KO returns for TDs, 1 pass for TD 1st team All County.

Brian Williams Carteret, NJ 6'4" 210# 27 rec. for 655 yds, 8 TDs, 70 tackles and 2 INTs. Will attend Maryland's junior day.

Khalif Staten Brooklyn, NY 6'3" 225# 38 rec. for 430 yds and 5 TDs.

C.J. Thomas Linganore HS, MD 6'2" 195# 1st team All Conference.

Harry Adams Ft. Lauderdale, FL 5'11" 175# legit 10.33 sec 100- meter time.

Travis Benjamin Belle Glades, FL 5'11" 170# 2nd team All State 3A averaged 20.5 yards per catch during the regular season and finished with 33 receptions for 684 yards and 15 touchdowns.

Damion Allen Orlando, FL 6'2" 180# 1st team All Central Florida Mr. Big Play for district champs. Averaged 21 yards per catch (28-588, 5 TDs), nine yards per rush with four TDs.

Tommy Streeter Miami, FL 6'4" 195# Caught 57 passes, 804 yards, 14 TDs. 1st-team All-County and 2nd-team All State 6A

Deion Walker Christchurch, VA 6'3" 185# caught 43 passes, six TDs, rushed for 330 yds, had 33 tackles, eight pass break-ups, seven INTs.

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