Mollette gives the latest

Juval Mollette exploded onto the high school football scene last fall. Now, he is one of the top wide receivers in the 2015 class.

Juval Mollette had a breakout season last fall. Now, the Randleman wide receiver is poised to become one of the nation's best prospects.

"I didn't expect to have all to success," said Mollette, who already holds scholarship offers from Duke, North Carolina, North Carolina State and Wake Forest. "It was my first year on the varsity, so I was just looking forward to getting used to the varsity atmosphere and trying to compete."

Mollette did much more than compete – he dominated. The 6-foot-4, 190-pound sophomore finished the 2012 season with 63 receptions for 1,038 yards and 11 touchdowns.

He recently took his first college visit of the year.

"Recruiting-wise – I went to a junior day at (North) Carolina in February," Mollette said. "I was supposed to go visit (N.C.) State's, but couldn't make the trip."

"I liked it – that was like my fourth or fifth time going," he said. "The coaches talked to everybody and were telling us the most important thing is academics. They said if you come here, we aren't going to just focus on football – we're going to focus on making you the best man you can be."

"I also got to talk with Coach (Larry) Fedora and Coach (Gunter) Brewer. Coach Fedora told me that he was happy that I got there and that he looked forward to seeing me in the future. He also told me to keep working hard in school. Coach Brewer told me the same thing, too."

As for N.C. State, Mollette said he would likely make a trip to Raleigh in the near future.

"A couple of months ago, Coach (Dave) Doeren came by my school and talked to me and my coach," said Mollette. "He said was happy to meet me and that he would love for me to get up there and visit soon."

The aforementioned schools are not only ones the 2015 receiver has heard from.

"I've been getting some letters from Georgia, Ohio State and Florida State," he said.

Along with North Carolina and N.C. State, Mollette said he could also possibly make trips to Duke, Wake Forest and Georgia this spring. He also mentioned possibly visiting Clemson and South Carolina for games this fall.

Mollette knows his role will change this year.

I'm going to have to be more of a vocal leader everywhere – on the field, in the weight room and in the classroom," he said.

He has high goals for his junior season.

"I want to get all-conference again, all-county again, conference player of the year again and be an All-American," Mollette said.

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