|Louisville (KY) Trinity wide receiver James Quick (#17)|
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Weight: 180 lbs.
Position: Wide receiver
School: Louisville (KY) Trinity
Notes: Holds offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan, and Tennessee . . . Has visited Auburn and Kentucky . . . Teammate of 2012 defensive end and Michigan offeree Jason Hatcher . . . Scout 4-star . . . 247 Sports 4-star, 95 rating, #1 overall in Kentucky, and #3 receiver in nation . . . Timed at 4.41 in forty-yard dash . . . As a sophomore in 2010, had 88 catches for 1,115 yards and 15 touchdowns; also had 19 carries for 270 yards and 2 touchdowns . . . State champion in 200 meters . . . Named All-State as a junior in 2011 after grabbing 82 passes for 1,434 yards and 21 touchdowns
Strengths: Superb acceleration . . . Makes cuts at full speed . . . Good vertical and ability to high point the football . . . Catches football with his hands instead of his body . . . Shows good vision and ability to set up blocks . . . Decisive when running the ball . . . Dances very little . . . Shows desire to gain yards after catch instead of settling for just catching ball . . . Runs with good body lean . . . Shows a variety of moves to get open . . . Slithery body control allows him to get off the line cleanly . . . No discernible body language or attitude concerns
Weaknesses: Needs to add a bit of weight to help with running after the catch and blocking . . . Will have to work a little on route running
Projection: Wide receiver. Quick has excellent upside and could be an immediate impact kid at the next level. His speed and elusiveness could make him effective in the slot or outside. He could also be a kickoff or punt returner.
Reminds me of: Arkansas wide receiver/returner Joe Adams