Euritt putting in the work

Benet Academy (Ill.) wide receiver Jack Euritt has a critical senior season ahead of him, but he is preparing for the challenge during the summer. The 6-foot-4 target is hoping his hard work leads to scholarship offers.

With just one scholarship offer on the table, Benet Academy (Ill.) receiver Jack Euritt knows his senior season is important. He's prepared for the challenge.

"This season is probably the biggest season of my life," Euritt said. "I know it's my last chance to get into the college I want and lead my team somewhere we haven't been in quite a while. I want to make plays and help get us to state; that would be very, very big for our team."

Euritt, a 6-foot-4, 190-pound target, has worked to improve his skills during the offseason, which includes extensive training with his Benet Red Wing teammates. He was able to measure those skills at the Northwestern-hosted Chicagoland Showcase camp on Friday.

The camp's field featured hundreds of prospects, allowing limited reps during each drill, but Euritt made the most of each opportunity. That caught the eyes of many coaches watching closely.

"When it came to the one-on-ones, I worked off the line and showed coaches I have a lot of strengths through my route-running that I'm able to fulfill as tall receiver," said Euritt.

During the camp, Euritt had a chance to meet with Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald and also coaches from Butler, Columbia, Yale and Valparaiso, which has extended a scholarship.

Euritt had the opportunity to tour Northwestern's facilities and campus during the one-day camp, and was very impressed with what he saw.

"The facilities were beautiful," he said. "The field is unbelievable; the turf fields and everything around, you're set, even in the winter."

Euritt is very interested in Northwestern and hopes a strong senior season could lead to more interest from the Wildcats.

"There's not a thing wrong with Northwestern," he said. "It's probably the greatest school around."

Chris Emma has covered recruiting, college athletics and professional baseball for FOX Sports Next since 2009. Emma covered the Nebraska Cornhuskers for Big Red Report, and currently covers the Northwestern Wildcats and Chicago Cubs. He currently resides on Chicago's north side.
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