Recruiting profile: Matt Caddell

Thought by many to be the top receiving prospect in the state, McAdory High School's Matt Caddell lists Alabama among his leaders.

At 5-11, 170 pounds and sporting a 4.45 40-yard time, Caddell is one of the most explosive wideouts in the state. A game breaking athlete that is a major threat to take it the distance every time he touches the football. Caddell is elusively electrifying with his moves and he is utilized several different ways. He is a deep threat receiver who also carries the ball on reverses.

The McCalla native has also made himself perhaps the most dangerous punt returner in the state over the past two seasons. As a junior Caddell had 16 punt returns for 477 yards ( 29.8 yards per return ) and four touchdowns. He also raced his way to four punt return touchdowns as a sophomore as well.

Caddell first burst on the recruiting scene his sophomore season with 37 receptions for 535 yards (14.5 yards per reception) and five Tds. His junior year, he caught 27 passes for 493 yards (18.3 yards per reception) and six Tds. He also totalled over 300 yards on reverses with 3 additional Tds.

The dazzling athlete finished his junior campaign with 1213 all purpose yards and 13 Tds.

Caddell is an early candidate for top recruit in the state of Alabama.

Caddell also starts at free safety, accumulating 59 tackles and six interceptions as a sophomore, while amassing 40 tackles and one pick as a junior.

Following his junior season, Caddell was selected to the Super All Metro team and Honorable Mention All State team.

Caddell has terrific bloodlines in his family for he is a distant relative of new NFL Hall of Fame receiver, John Stallworth (Alabama A&M, Pittsburgh Steelers).

He has camped at Alabama and Auburn. Caddell sports a 36" vertical jump, a 3.85 GPA, and an 18 on the ACT. He benches 225, squats 385 (low parallel), and power cleans 245.

Caddell is a National Honor Society member who will likely choose from the likes of Alabama, Auburn, LSU, Arkansas, and Vanderbilt.


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