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Kelvin Chandler, a 6-foot-2 and 172 pound wide receiver with 4.5 40 speed from Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Dillard, has seen his stock go through the roof. Due to an injury that forced him to miss a majority of junior season, the South Florida native was not well known as others. A solid spring has changed all of that. He has several offers.

His spring jamboree game might have reassured college scouts that he's the real-deal.

"I caught two touchdown passes," Chandler, who recently transferred from North Lauderdale Academy to Dillard due to his coaches', firing, said. "I caught a hitch for around 65 yards and a fly for 35 yards."

TheTerritory was on hand for that game. Chandler looked like the best player on either team that night. That's saying a lot seeing how his teammate Vernon Smith is considered one of the top middle linebackers in the country. In addition to his outstanding performance on the offensive side of the ball, Chandler stood out on special teams also, by destroying a defender on a block and knocking that player out of the game.

Some of the teams to step up to the plate with offers in addition to Pittsburgh are Iowa, Rutgers, Duke, Ball State, and Wisconsin.

Right now he has Ohio State, Miami, Florida, Florida State and Pittsburgh at the top of his list.

Where do the Noles stand on his list?

"My favorite team growing up was Florida State," he said. "The offensive coordinator called me in May and told me that they would be recruiting me. If Florida State offers, I'll visit there for sure."

Chandler compares his style of play to Terrell Owens because of his aggressive nature on the field.

"My speed, aggressiveness and physical ability make the player that I am," he said.

Chandler told TheTerritory that he's looking for early playing time plus he wants to attend a school where he can make an impact on the field.

Right now Chandler has a grade point average of 3.0 and he's waiting on his test results.


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