Orlando NFTC: Wide Receivers

Wide receivers were the standout position at the Orlando Nike Football Training Camp, led by George Campbell, Nate Craig, Ray McCloud, Deondre Farrier and a host of others.

It was a very deep group of wide receivers at the Orlando Nike Football Training Camp. Here are some that stoodout.

Deon Cain (Tampa Bay Tech)
To be a quarterback in high school, he looked natural on the football field Saturday at wide receiver. He made nice adjustments on the ball, showed speed to get down the field, and is very athletic. The best word to describe this recruit is smooth.

Ray McCloud (Tampa Sickles)
If you are looking for an electric athlete who can help you at multiple positions on the next level, McCloud is your guy. He worked out at receiver Saturday and he could have chosen running back or corner and done just as well. He is so quick off the line of scrimmage, defensive backs had a hard time touching him. He caught the ball very well and he made play after play.

George Campbell (Tarpon Springs, Fla./East Lake)
This five-star continues to show he is one of the top athletes in this class. His hands have been suspect at times, but they were strong in this event. He is so fluid, he high-points the ball well, and he blazed by many of the defensive backs trying to cover him.

Deondre Farrier (Orlando Lake Nona)
Farrier was named MVP at his position and he was solid from start to finish. There may not be anything flashy about his game, but he was a good route-runner, he flashed quickness out of his breaks, and he played with a lot of confidence. The coaches really liked Farrier.

Kalif Jackson (Neptune Beach Fletcher)
This is a very big bodied wide receiver that is tall (6-4/185) and long. Jackson could transform himself into a monster down the line once he fills out his frame. He runs very well and can catch the football. Look for Jackson's recruiting stock to explode this spring as college coaches make their way through.

Nate Craig (Tampa Catholic)
Craig is only a sophomore and a member of the 2016 class. He had another impressive outing and continues to develop as a player. You can tell Craig's working in the weight room because he has added muscle to his frame. This is an ultra-smooth and speedy wide receiver that just runs right by people. It's like watching a gazelle. He's wasn't the best receiver today but down the line he could emerge as the best one of this group.

Garrett Williams (Orlando The First Academy)
Williams is a versatile tight end who some schools like as an H-Back. He will be a match-up problem on the next level no matter where he lines up. He is a natural pass receiver, he sticks his foot in the ground and gets out of his breaks well, and he has good toughness.

Chad Simmons contributed to this feature.

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