Colorado After Miami Commit

It has never been so apparent until after the Montana State debacle that CU is in need of some serious help from receivers. Between the dropped passes, dropped touchdowns and next to zero separation, the CU receiving corps left a lot to be desired. Therefore, it is no surprise the Buffs' staff is going hard after some junior college players. One such player is Hurricane commit Kayne Farquharson.

Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
40 time: 4.4
Bench: 295
Vertical: "38
From: Homstead, Florida (Homestead HS)
Junior College: El Camino

Kayne Farquharson is one of the most physically gifted receivers in the entire country this season, Farquharson didn't even play football in high school at Homestead High (in Miami). Instead, he helped his mom raise his two young sisters. He also didn't have the greatest academics but still earned his diploma. His talent was discovered at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes Camp. Farquharson finished his first season with 25 catches for 380 yards and five scores. He also had one carry for 35 yards and a score. In the return game, he had 21 touches for 291 yards and four scores. He might be the No. 1 Juco prospect in the entire country.

"The way I started playing football is a funny story," Farquharson explained. "I went to a camp with a friend of mine and he asked me if I wanted to participate because he had an extra pair of cleats. I did and I pretty much dominated in the one-on-ones. There was a coach there from El Camino that became real interested in me and asked me to play for them. I decided to do so and it is the best decision I've ever made."

Being a Floridian, and specifically from Homstead which is a suburb of Miami, it was a no-brainer for Farquharson to head back to South Beach when the Canes presented him with an offer. "I had written offers from Cal, Oregon, Oregon State, Utah, Troy, Washington, and Colorado."

Is he 100 percent committed to the Hurricanes? "That is where I am going to be is my guess. If it wasn't them it would probably be Colorado, but I fully expect to end up at Miami."

Just then the phone beeped and it was CU Wide Receivers Coach Eric Kiesau on the other line. "I'll call him back after we're done. I speak with him and Coach Hagan on a regular basis. The last time I spoke with them was before the Montana State game."

Farquharson has a visit scheduled to Miami on October 7th which is El Camino's bye week. He has no other other visits scheduled and doubts he'll take others. In his first game, he caught five passes for 42 yards and one touchdown.

El Camino's next game is against Chaffey College.

Farquharson will have three years to play two and is a December graduate.


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