Dowell Is One To Watch In Ohio

Ohio recruiting analyst
Posted Feb 22, 2013
Bill Greene


The 2015 class of prospects at Lakewood St. Edward impressed last season, as many stood out as sophomores. Wide receiver David Dowell contributed last year and will have a bigger role this season.

It's not too early to begin identifying the top 2015 prospects in Ohio, and Lakewood St. Edward wide receiver David Dowell impressed last year as a sophomore.

Dowell, 6-foot-1, 175-pounds, has an impressive combination of size and speed, and proved last season he has a bright future. College recruiters have already discovered this fine prospect.

"I'm hearing from Michigan State, Illinois, Penn State and Ohio State," Dowell stated. "Right now, my favorite school would be Ohio State, but I'm interested in anyone that's interested in me. The tradition and atmosphere is amazing, and I loved the competition they had at the camp last year. I'm going back this year as well."

St. Edward surprised people last year by going undefeated in the regular season, and making a deep playoff run with such a young team. They will be the hunted this year in Ohio.

"Our goal is always the state title, but we pride ourselves on not getting ahead of ourselves at St. Edward," he explained. "Right now, the goal is to get bigger, faster and stronger, with the idea that taking care of the winter and spring is all we are concerned with now."

As a sophomore contributor last season, Dowell had 22 catches for over 400 yards, with two touchdown grabs.

EVALUATION: Dowell is a long-striding receiver, and a player that will go across the middle to make the tough catch, or use his speed to get deep. With two seasons of high school football remaining, it's not hard to see Dowell as a Big Ten football player at the next level.



Related Stories
2015 Ohio Prospect: David Dowell
 -by FOXSportsNEXT.com  Aug 13, 2012
FSU on top for 2015 standout
 -by FOXSportsNEXT.com  Feb 22, 2013
Iowa, MN Offer Cornell
 -by HawkeyeInsider.com  Feb 21, 2013

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2013 Scout.com Recruiting Yearbook with an annual Total Access Pass
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from FOXSportsNEXT.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
WR David Dowell (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Illinois > Recruiting
Football > Michigan State > Recruiting
Football > Ohio State > Recruiting
Football > Penn State > Recruiting
[View My HotList]