Dillard one to watch in 2014

Princeton, Texas is home to one of the state's top 2014 prospects; receiver Jakari Dillard.

Thirty-two teams took part in the Under Armour 7-on-7 tournament in Cedar Hill Saturday and with that many teams there was an abundance of talent from the 2013, 2014 and even 2015 classes.

One prospect who already drew attention before the tournament is Princeton, Texas receiver Jakari Dillard. At 6-foot-4, 180-pounds, the 2014 prospect was one of the more impressive receivers in attendance.

In a field stacked with elite talent, Dillard says it was a great chance to hone their skills against top level competition.

"I think it's good for us to come out here and compete," Dillard said of the Under Armour 7-on-7.

On the recruiting front Dillard already has two offers on the table; Texas Tech and Mississippi State. Several more teams have stopped by his school and another early offer could be right around the corner.

"Oklahoma, Michigan, Tulsa, New Mexico, TCU, Oregon, Texas and A&M have come by my school," Dillard said. "Tulsa has talked about offering; I'm going to their camp June 4th for their camp, they said they would probably offer then. Michigan has talked about it too."

Dillard comes from good bloodlines; his father Stacey Dillard (also the head coach at Princeton) played football at Oklahoma and for the New York Giants. Dillard's older brother Stacey Jr. will be playing college ball in Mississippi this fall.

For the youngest Dillard, he already has plans to attend a couple of camps this summer.

"Right now I'm going to go to the Alabama camp and probably Michigan," Dillard said.

As for TCU interest, Dillard says the coach has come by the school but that's been the only interest up to this point.

"They've come by the school," he said. "That's the only interest I've received from them so far."


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