High School: La Costa Canyon High School
Position: Wide Receiver
National Rank: No. 37
Position Rank: 5*/ No. 6
Offer List: California, Colorado, Florida, Oklahoma, Penn State
Kenny Stills from Encinitas (CA) La Costa Canyon high school is one of the fastest wide receiver prospects in America. Over the last two seasons he has totaled just under 1,900 yards receiving.
The Florida Gators are currently sitting with one wide receiver for the class of 2010, Solomon Patton. Stephen Alli is currently enrolled and will count back to last year's class. The Gators would like to add four in this year's class and with Chris Dunkley and Ivan McCartney the next two in line that would bring the total to three for 2010, assuming all continues to go the direction it's going in. Kenny Stills was all set to attend USC until a funny thing happened. USC gained a verbal commitment from the nation's No. 1 ranked wideout, Robert Woods. They will also land the nation's number two ranked wide receiver prospect in Kyle Prater.
What does this mean for Kenny Stills? It means he will focus on Oklahoma and Florida. He has ties with Oklahoma because of running back commitment Brennan Clay. He has ties with Florida because of Coach Chuck Heater coached his father in college. At the end of the day the fact that Florida was not able to see him workout in person will be the drawback. The Gators will keep a close eye on him to see how he progresses throughout his senior season but by the time he is scheduled to takes his official visit to Gainesville (vs. FSU) the Gators will be full at the wide receiver position. Throw in the mystery wide receiver that Bob alluded to in his last private screening makes things increasingly difficult for Stills. Right now I think he ends up with the Sooners.
Stills is one of the most complete receivers to come out of the West in a few years. Has great speed (4.36), excellent hands and concentration and is a crisp, route-runners. He's quick off the line, tough to stay in coverage with, and when he gets past the secondary, he's not going to be caught. Needs to continue to add more strength, but has good height and long arms that allow him to reel in most any passes. --Brandon Huffman, Scout.com
As a 2008 junior, helped lead Encinitas (Calif.) La Costa Canyon to the CIF-San Diego Section D-I championship, leading all of San Diego in receiving yards with 1,274 on 64 receptions and scored 16 touchdowns. He was named First Team All-State Underclass by GoldenStatePreps.com.
As a 2007 sophomore was name La Costa Canyon (Calif.) High's Offensive Player of the Year. Was named a North County Times First Team All-League selection. Had 30 receptions for 627 yards and seven touchdowns as a sophomore.
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