GBW '06 Best Guess List: Wideouts Updated

Does U-M actually LEAD for one of the nation's top WR's Or even for two of them? The need for wideouts is strong for U-M this recruiting season, with hopefully at least two great ones getting added, and perhaps three overall.

Wide Receivers:
The need: strong: two? three? with at least one great one.

(pictured above) *NEW* N.C. WR Greg Little (6-3, 210, 4.5, 40 inch vertical jump) from Durham, North Carolina, Hillside High. Does U-M actually lead as of mid-April, over Notre Dame and others? He likes the U-M depth chart at WR. He was the top wideout at the U.S. Army Combine, where he ran a 4.3 sec. shuttle. At the spring combine he recorded a 40 inch vertical jump. He named a mid-Feb. top five of Virginia, Notre Dame, Michigan, Tennessee, Texas ... Clemson and SouthCarolina may had replaced the last two. He plans to camp at all his favs, including U-M. He has 20+ offers, including *Michigan* (in March), Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Michigan State, Miami. As a junior RB he rushed 160 times for 1,166 yards and 26 touchdowns. As a wideout, he caught 23 passes for 375 yards and four touchdowns. In limited action on defense, Little picked off four passes. He is considered a top 100 Junior.

S.C. WR J.R. Hemingway (6-2, 200, 4.58 at U-M Camp) from Conway, S.C. He was a 2005 U-M camper and also camped at South Carolina -- his two favorites?. He plans to make a summer decision. He has a *scholarship offer from U-M*, as well as Michigan, Clemson, Maryland, USC, Florida State, Ohio State, Nebraska, Mississippi State, North Carolina, Boston College and Duke. As a junior he recorded 55 catches and 10 touchdowns. He claims a 37-inch vertical jump. He is considered a potential Top 100 Junior.

Mich. WR/TE Martell Webb (6-5, 215, 4.7) from Pontiac Northern. Here is an early 'sleeper' -- Webb attended the U-M Junior Day and was *offered a U-M* scholarship. The Wolverines are his only offer so far, and lead.

Mich. WR Taurian Washington (6-2, 190) from Orchard Lake St. Mary's. He was a U-M Junior day attendee, where he reportedly received a *U-M offer*. His other offers: Purdue, Michigan State, Wisconsin, Purdue, Penn State, Illinois, Iowa, and Oregon. As a junior he caught caught 35 passes and scored 12 TDs.

Pa. WR Toney Clemons (6-3 190-pounds) from New Kensington, Pa., Valley. The top player at the Pitt combine and, in GBW's view, a 5-star prospect. He has early offers from Pittt, Ole Miss, UConn and Akron, and U-M is now recruiting him hard. U-M is his dream school, and he has a connection with Steve Breaston. His top schools: Michigan, Notre Dame, Miami, Pittsburgh, Ohio State and USC. As a junior he made 43 receptions for 666 yards and 13 total touchdowns.

Col. WR Andrew Davis (6-2, 200) from Denver Montbello. He is the teammate of Greg Banks, and is considered the #1 Col. Junior -- and his favorite is Michigan, along with Michigan, USC and Notre Dame, followed by Alabama and Colorado (offer). He intends to be a December '06 grad. As a junior he caught 45 passes for 988 yards and 13 touchdowns. He has a 4.0 GPA.

Fla. WR Leonard Hankerson from Ft Lauderdale St Thomas Aquinas. He was a U-M Junior day attendee. His leaders: Michigan (*reported offer*), Miami, and Florida, Ohio State ... all have offered him, plus Auburn, Pittsburgh, USF, UCF, Rutgers, Ole Miss, MSST. His junior season he made 28 receptions for 606 yards and 14 touchdowns in 14 games as he helped lead his team to the state title game.

Mich. WR Mark Dell (6-1, 175) from Farmington Hills Harrison. He has an MSU offer. As a junior he caught 43 passes for 945 yards (22 yards per catch) and scored 11 TDs; as a CB he intercepted 7 passes.

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