Michigan WR turns in solid camp performance

E.J. Riley, a 6-foot, 185-pound receiver, is rated among the top 100 prospects in Michigan

A relative unknown heading into the camp season, primarily due to the fact that he plays in a run-dominated offense, wide receiver E.J. Riley of Portage (Mich.) Central is determined to display his abilities this month.

"I went to Louisville's camp on Sunday and I have other camps at Illinois, Wisconsin and Central Michigan," Riley told InsideTheVille.com.

Riley, a 6-foot, 185-pound prospect who totaled just 9 receptions for 225 yards and a touchdown as a junior, performed well at U of L's QB/WR camp this past weekend.

"It went pretty well," Riley said. "I believe that they saw some of the things that I can do. I tried to show them that I'm a hard worker and have good hands. I talked to Coach Nord and the offensive coordinator and they both said that they liked what they saw."

In addition to participating in the camp, Riley also had an opportunity for a glimpse of what Louisville has to offer.

"We toured the facilities and they were real nice," Riley said. "We got to see the indoor facility, looked around the stadium and saw some of the school."

Despite his limited numbers last fall, Riley was still impressive enough to crack the latest Michigan Top 100 by MichiganVarsity.com.

"He's one of the true sleepers in the state," said Allen Trieu of MichiganVarsity.com. "He has the disadvantage of playing for a running team, but he makes the most of every opportunity he gets. He's a nice sized kid who is athletic and does the little things well, like run block and run clean routes."

Stay tuned to Scout.com for more on this ‘hidden gem' prospect as he continues his camp tour.


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