With Signing Day wrapped up for 2017, Scout already turns its attention to the class of 2018 and here is a Watch List of receivers from the West in that class.
Names to Know:
Amon-Ra St. Brown, Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei
The most dynamic receiver in the state this past season.
Jalen Hall, Los Angeles (Calif.) Hawkins
Combines great length and body control and is a major red zone weapon.
Tremendous after the catch and elite in the return game.
Long, athletic receiver who can stretch the field.
Marquis Spiker, Murrieta (Calif.) Valley
Big, physical kid with strong hands and can make plays down the field.
Chase Williams, Corona (Calif.) Roosevelt
Smooth pass catcher with high level body control, game just looks easy for him.
Austin Osborne, Mission Viejo (Calif.)
Has great combination of size, hands, routes and under-rated athletically.
Chase Cota, Medford (Ore.) South Medford
Top WR in Oregon, was all-state on both sides of the ball last season.
Devon Cooley, Buena Park (Calif.)
Athletic pass catcher with size and speed, unlimited upside.
Devin Culp, Spokane (Wash.) Gonzaga Prep
Tough to find many athletes with Culps size/speed combination.
Nikko Remigio, Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei
Quick and explosive in the slot, just keeps getting better.
J.R. Justice, San Diego (Calif.) St. Augustine
Big powerful 6-3 athlete who can get it done on both sides of the ball.
Jevon Holland, Oakland (Calif.) Bishop O'Dowd
Another two-way standout, like him at WR but may be even better as a free safety.
Andre Hunt, Lawndale (Calif.) Leuzinger
Has game breaking ability and is very good in the open field.
Dylan Thomas, Santa Fe Springs (Calif.)
Quickly emerging this off-season as a 'must have' recruit with tremendous long term potential.
Isaah Crocker, Sacramento (Calif.) Inderkum
Shows big play potential at receiver, corner and safety, can do it all.
Kyle Philips, San Marcos (Calif.)
You won't find many guys who can get in and out of their breaks better than Phillips.
Michael Wilson, West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade
Has the body of a possession receiver but the speed to get behind a secondary.
Nikko Hall, Calabasas (Calif.)
Yet another player with the ability to end up on either side of the ball but prefers offense.
Solomon Enis, Phoenix (Ariz.) North Canyon
Plays a lot of QB but projects as a game breaking receiver and can really run.
Khalil Shakir, Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta
Highly skilled receiver with hands, explosive after the catch and very good in jump ball situations.
Others to Watch:
Anthony Stell, Seattle (Wash.) Rainier Beach
C.J. Parks, Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei
Cole Turner, Milwaukie (Ore.) Clackamas
Cory Payne, Los Angeles (Calif.) Cathedral
Daniel Arias, Mill Creek (Wash.) Jackson
Delon Hurt, Anaheim (Calif.) Servite
Dominic Wingfield, Anaheim (Calif.) Servite
Elijah Kothe, Las Vegas (Neb.) Faith Lutheran
Emoryie Edwards, Tulare (Calif.) Union
Gunner Romney, Chandler (Ariz.)
Isaiah Johnson, Modesto (Calif.) Downey
J.J. Tucker, Harbor City (Calif.) Narbonne
Jalen Nailor, Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman
Jarick Caldwell, Chandler (Ariz.)
Jesiah Irish, Snoqualmie (Wash.) Mount Si
John Jackson, Gardena (Calif.) Serra
Kahlef Hailassie, Elk Grove (Calif.) Cosumnes Oaks
Mason Starling, Tacoma (Wash.) Franklin Pierce
Mekhi Metcalf, Seattle (Wash.) Garfield
Michael Ezeike, Ontario (Calif.) Colony
Patrick Nunn, San Mateo (Calif.) Serra
Rayshawn Williams, Los Angeles (Calif.) Crenshaw
Teyjohn Harrington, Fresno (Calif.) Edison
Tuni Fifita, Milpitas (Calif.)