Midlands 2015: Scout 300 WRs
Jordan Davis
Jordan Davis
National Recruiting Analyst
Posted Aug 16, 2013

A closer look at the top-rated wide receivers from the Midlands, who all earned the distinction of being named to the Class of 2015 Scout300...

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Jordan Davis (6'4, 250) - Clear Lake (Texas) High
Texas A&M Commit
Davis is a jumbo framed tight end prospect who is very light on his feet. He already has adequate size for blocking, but will really surprise you with his route running ability and hands. Looks like he could grow more and some may think OL when they see him, but he has shown on film and in person that he can run, catch, and block. He already factored in to his team's offense, but look for his productivity to pick up even more.

DaMarkus Lodge (6'2, 188) - Cedar Hill (Texas) High
People have been asking where all the great possession style receivers have gone and this class actually features a few. Lodge is a receiver who transcends the ‘possession style’ moniker, but with his combo of skills that is not a bad way of looking at his game. He has the playmaking ability and concentration to make major catches in traffic, using his size to his advantage. He is a good route runner as well. Big strong hands. Has only had limited reps and experience and could end up as one of the region’s best by the end of his high school career.

Kemah Siverand (6'0, 180) - Cypress (Texas) Ridge
A great route runner, who uses quickness and savvy to get open anywhere on the field. He creates great separation and can sink his hips in and out his breaks. Good hand, eye coordination. Looks the ball in and catches away from his body. Did not have a ton of production as a sophomore, but has good highlight tape considering limited clips, so look for him to be much more of a weapon going forward.

Alex Ofodile (6'3, 170) - Rock Bridge (Mo.) High
Really enjoyed breaking down his film and watching the highlights on this kid. He is a tall, lengthy playmaker. He has the ability to jump in to the air and contort his body to make tough catches. One of the ones who seems to just hang up there in the air. His quarterback looks to him often and he draws the attention of the opposing defense at all times, but is still very hard to stop. An outside receiver with great ball skills.

Carlos Strickland (6'5, 190) - Dallas Skyline
Strickland is the tall and wiry wide receiver who always seems to be open. He runs clean routes and then uses his size and reach to make sure catches. He still has some things to prove on the field, only getting his hands on 10 balls as a sophomore. Played behind some solid talents in a stacked program. Has the size and skill to be considered a clear cut offer, but junior tape and play may dictate how high he climbs.

Chad President (6'3, 190) - Temple (Texas) High
Baylor Commit
He will be making the move to quarterback after getting his initial shine at wide receiver. The jury is still sort of out on what position he ends up playing in college at this point and time may help clear some of that up. As a receiver, he showed good ability. He can make sound catches and can really get up and run in the open field. He is also a dedicated blocker. He has limited clips at quarterback and does show an above average arm.

James Proche (6'0, 180) - Dallas (Texas) Prime Prep
A quick and agile wide receiver who is becoming better in the off-season adding more bulk and size to his frame and becoming even faster and more skilled overall. An athletic and speedy type who could play receiver or defensive back in college. He has drawn the eye of major colleges and scouts alike on the camp and combine series and has even earned early offers.

Jaelan Austin (6'2, 190) - South Grand Prairie (Texas) High
Here is your long shot pick as an early four-star based on potential and upside. A big-framed wide receiver who only had his hands on less than a handful of balls as a sophomore. He came on as coaches and scouts glimpsed him in the spring evaluation period and earned offers after having great camp stops and earning offers along the way.

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