RECRUITING: Florida receiver drawing major offers

Immokalee, Fla. wide receiver McInstosh Nicolas has 12 offers, but did the Sooners make his top eight?


Blessed with blazing speed, Nicolas is a one of the most skilled athletes in the state of Florida, and that is saying something when you consider the fact that Florida produces more skill position talent than any other state in the union. Nicholas lettered as a freshman and then started both ways at wide receiver and corner.

"I don't know which side of the ball I like to play on the most," said Nicholas. "I think it depends on what kind of game it is. I just want to play where it matters the most during the game."

Nicholas picked off three interceptions last year, while scoring 15 touchdowns on offense. Nicholas can bench 270 pounds, squats 400 and he runs the 100M (10.32) and 200M (21.6) and took state titles in both events in Class 2A.

"I really want to run both sports in college," said Nicholas. "Most schools have told me that participating in both sports would be OK with them."

Nichols has been offered by 12 different schools and there are others that indicate that they will offer soon.

"I am not really trying to narrow down my choices at this time, because I am still receiving letters from schools that indicate that they have an interest in me," said Nicholas. "I like Michigan, Michigan State, Miami, Florida State, Florida, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Tennessee, but right now my decision is wide open. All of those schools have offered me scholarships."

Nicholas will go with his high school team to the South Florida team camp and he plans to take all five of his official visits.

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