DC Wide Receiver Hoping to Hear More From Irish

<P>Gonzaga Prep high school is Washington D.C. is home to Doug Dutch. Dutch is a 6-0, 190-pound wide receiver with 4.33 speed. Dutch has a host of offers and many others will likely be on the way. </P>

Doug Dutch could not remember his actual stats but he did know he caught 10 touchdowns and had three picks playing corner. Dutch played both wide receiver and corner for Gonzaga Prep.

His stats probably aren't as important as his offers at this point. "I have offers from Maryland, Virginia, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Boston College, Michigan State, Stanford, West Virginia, Syracuse and Virginia Tech so far," said Dutch. "A lot of other schools have been writing me."

Dutch has also been receiving a lot of calls lately. "I've talked to Michigan State, Virginia Tech, Virginia and Syracuse. Vanderbilt, South Carolina, Ohio State, Pittsburgh and Stanford have stopped by my school so far."

The star wide receiver plans to attend a couple of camps this summer. "I am going to the Florida camp June 11th through the 13th. I will attend a couple of other camps but I'm not sure which schools I will camp at."

Academics are certainly a priority for Dutch, he has a 3.8 core GPA and scored a 1060 on his SAT. "Academics will be important. How I like the school and fit in will be important. The player-coach relationship will also be important. Also, I hope I can play early."

Notre Dame has been contact but not as much. "They have sent me a few letters but that is it. I am extremely interested, it's Notre Dame. I like their coach and the team has great tradition and Notre Dame has a good name behind them."

Dutch says he doesn't have any top schools right now. "I am going to do some research over the summer on these schools and then I can get a better idea of which schools I like the most. I should know that by the end of summer."

Distance won't be a factor for Dutch but he did say his parents would like to see him play.

Comments. Perfect fit, hope someone picks up the phone and calls him. They should have a good shot if they do.


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