Will 4.29 Blazer Visit Boulder?

The main thing Colorado is severely lacking at the wide receiver position is overall speed. There are not many deep threats on the CU offensive and the receiver position is thin with regards to the depth chart. It appears the Buffs' staff may sign as many as three receiver targets this class and one of the top targets is definitely Detroit, Michigan's Cedric Everson.

Height: 6-1
Weight: 177
40 time: 4.29
Bench: 205
Squat: 325
Vertical: '41
From: Detroit, Michigan
High School: Mumford

As a junior, Cedric Everson had 13 interceptions and he returned 10 of those for touchdowns. He also returned 10 punts and kicks for touchdowns. Everson has registered a 4.29 forty and a 10.49 100-meter dash.

The nation's number seven cornerback prospect estimates his written offers total to be right around 35. "My top two schools are Georgia Tech and UCLA," Everson explained. "Those two are even. I also like Penn State, Florida State, Iowa, Minnesota, and Colorado. I am still open, though."

The stud athlete is already figuring out his official visits schedule. "I think I am going to for sure visit UCLA, Georgia Tech, Penn State, and Iowa, officially. I am deciding between Minnesota or Colorado for the last trip."

Colorado has offered a little bit of a different slant with their recruitment of Everson. His older brother, Cory Everson, was recruited by CU-staffer Shawn Simms two years ago before deciding to attend Eastern Michigan as a running back. "Colorado was recruiting Cory and he really liked them and then they just kind of stopped showing interest. The staff at Colorado now says that they might be willing to take him as a transfer and also take me. They are the only school that has mentioned that as a possibility. I only got to play with my brother for one year so it would be nice to play with him again. Colorado is a good program and they teach a lot of discipline there. My coaches do that here so I am used to it.

"I speak with Coach Hagan every other week or so. He says they like me as a receiver but could also see me as a corner and punt/kickoff returner. Most schools like me as an all-around athlete."

So what does Everson bring to the table? "I'm very versatile," he previously told Scout.com. "I have good eyes and see everything on the field. I have great awareness and have a 40-inch vertical. I'm also a good ball-handler and playmaker, but I want to get stronger (benches 205 pounds, squats 325). I want to get off the line and jam people better and I think improving my upper-body strength would help with that."

Possibly the fastest player in Michigan says that the college decision will be completely up to him. "My family is letting me decide. They figure that I am about to be on my own for the next few years so I need to be the one to figure out what is best for me."

Everson carries a 3.5 core GPA and scored a 20 on the ACT. He would like to major in Sports Medicine or Sports Management.


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