40 time: 4.35
From: Compton, California
Junior College: Compton
"The Colorado coaches were telling me that they lost five wide receivers and they need someone to help fill the spots," said Sutton. "They told me that they are ready for me to come in there and compete."
Sutton has been impressed with Colorado's wideouts in the past.
"They have had guys like Rae Carruth and Michael Westbrook play there. Colorado is a school that could be at the top of college football at any given time."
The Buffs are competing with USC, Florida State, Michigan State, and Oregon State for his services right now. The Trojans are his favorite. He has no official offers yet, but expect that to change soon as schools continue to find out about him.
He was one of the most impressive performers at TheInsiders/MSL Combine held in Long Beach last month. He ran the fastest 40 time of the camp at 4.65 and showed very good explosion in the one-on-one drills. At the Citrus Combine yesterday, he received Player of the Camp honors over about 350 other prospects.
His path to get to Compton JC has been a strange one. After finishing his High School career at Long Beach Poly he went on to Cerritos JC in Cerritos, California. After spending a redshirt year there he left for Lincoln University in Missouri where he had 16 catches for 425 yards and two touchdowns. One of those touchdowns included the longest reception in school history for 79 yards. David explained some of his history to us.
"When I was a freshman at Poly I was like 5-10 and did not play any sports," said Sutton. "Before my sophomore year I grew four or five inches and played Basketball and Volleyball that year. I also participated in Track where my best high jump was six-feet, eleven inches. My Junior year my Track coach passed away. I did not even play Football until my senior year and I only played on special teams. For whatever reason, the head coach did not agree with me."
Sutton's moving around may not be over.
"I am taking classes at Compton now, but I might go to West L.A. College or College of the Canyons to play ball next year. West L.A. would be my first preference because they have had some great receivers there like Isaac Bruce and Keyshawn Johnson. I guess we'll see what happens. I want to be at a place that can help me grow as a player."
David has played basketball most of his life so he is still relatively new to the pigskin.
"I feel that my upside potential in football is unlimited."