2012 WR sees drop in production

Dayton wide receiver Gamal Fowler racked up some nice stats as a sophomore last year, gaining college attention all over the state. But, in 2010 his numbers have fallen and Scout.com checked in on the junior to get his thoughts.

Dayton junior wide receiver Gamal Fowler had everyone's attention last year, after racking up 45 catches for 651 yards and seven touchdowns as a sophomore.

Fast forward to 2010 and things are not going quite as well for the 6-foot-1, 175-pound junior.

"Our running back has had a great year, so we have changed the offense a bit," said Fowler. "Last year, I was getting about seven to eight touches a game. Now, I'm only getting about three or so."

He might be seeing less balls thrown his way, but the junior still knows what to do with it when he hauls it in.

Fowler is averaging almost 20 yards a catch, grabbing 18 balls for 357 yards and six touchdowns through eight games.

The Bronco had his best performance of the year last week against Houston North Forest. A total of four catches for 83 yards and three touchdowns in Dayton's 42-0 win.

"I feel that it's hurt my recruiting a bit," said the junior. "I talked to my coach about it and he said it's not about your stats as long as we winning. We will see what happens."

Last year schools like Texas, SMU, and Baylor were all showing interest.

Fowler did not attend any summer camps this off-season, electing to spend his time focused on his speed and footwork at home.

If he does hit up college camps this summer, he is almost sure to start picking up some offers.

Fowler busted onto the season last year in the playoffs. With Dayton down 16-7 against El Campo in the playoffs, the Broncos rallied back behind a 10 catches, 151 yard performance.

LonghornDigest.com will continue to monitor and track Fowler's recruitment and season.

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