Big WR High on UM

Citra (Fla.) North Marion standout wide receiver Greg Carr knows what it's like to make plays on a football field. Afterall, he's been doing it ever since he started playing football.

"I've been playing for about six or seven years now," Carr said. "I've enjoyed playing just about every skill position on the field. My sophomore year I played quarterback. My junior year I started at cornerback and got switched to receiver and now I'll play receiver and some free safety."

Carr, who now stands 6-5 and 182 pounds, had a breakout junior season that put his name on the recruiting map. He finished the season with 660 yards and nine touchdowns.

With two receptions for 70 yards and a touchdown in the spring jamboree against Belleview, Carr figures to be a key factor in his team's offensive success this season.

The talented wideout, who scored a 14 on the ACT and vertically jumps 32 inches, has also dominated on the hard wood in recent years.

On the recruiting front, Carr said he lost track of the number of scholarship offers he has since there have been so many.

"I've gotten a bunch of them," he said. "Recruiting's been pretty good so far but my coach told me to be aware that it's going to get a lot worse towards the end of the season when everyone's allowed to call more. The coaches are limited to just one call until September so it hasn't been too busy yet compared to what it's going to be."

Carr said of all the schools who have contacted him, he's strongly considering five of them right now.

"I'm looking at Georgia, Michigan State, Miami, and Florida State," he said. "I'm also thinking about going to the Pittsburgh camp. Those are the ones I'm looking at the most for now."

Carr said he spoke to UM receivers coach Curtis Johnson in the spring and liked what he heard.

"Miami called me on the phone last month and told me they're very interested in me," he said. "I talked to their receivers coach and he talked about how they like big receivers that produce a lot. He was telling me how I seem like a receiver that'd like. They haven't offered me yet since I guess the other coaches were going to evaluate me or whatever."

Carr is also high on Florida State and ranks the two in-state schools atop his current list of favorites.

"I'd say either Miami or Florida State is at the top," he said. "I also like Georgia and Michigan State a lot too. FSU is a school I've been interested in for a while now too."

The talented receiver said only the Canes and Noles are on his list of favorites from inside the state.

"I'm not real interested in Florida," he said. "Plus I'm trying to get away from home and they're a little too close."

Carr -- who claims offers from Georgia, Pittsburgh, and Michigan State among his favorites -- plans on attending two camps this summer. "I'm probably going to the Pittsburgh camp and I'm going to try going to Miami's camp. I'd like to see how I stack up to some other guys. I like to compete."

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