Eyes on Irving MacArthur Juniors

Irving MacArthur High School in Texas is home a pair of juniors that have the potential to play Division I football. Running back Edward Wesley and wide receiver Isaiah Perry make quite a tandem on the offensive side of the ball. Head Coach Brian Basil chimed in on his junior prospects.

"Edward is real explosive," Basil said. "Isaiah is very smart and understands the game."

Both of these kids have been receiving a lot of mail as of late.

"Right now for the junior kids, it is just the general information to get them into their database. They will probably come by in the spring to see if they really want to recruit these guys. Right now, they are just getting entry-level stuff," Basil said.

The 5-foot-9, 185-pound Edward Wesley is putting together a great junior campaign. He is playing alongside senior quarterback Ron Brooks who was recently named to the U.S. Army All-American game. These two kids make MacArthur's running game very difficult to contain. Through eight games this year, Wesley has carried the rock 119 times for 681 yards and three touchdowns.

Wesley runs the 40-yard dash in a blazing 4.4 seconds. He attended a football camp inside the state of Texas this past summer.

"Edward went to the Rice camp," Basil said. "Isaiah was supposed to, but he couldn't go at the last minute."

The 5-foot-11, 180-pound Isaiah Perry plays both wide receiver and defensive back for the Cardinals. He runs the 40-yard dash in 4.6 seconds. He leads his team in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns. He has caught 16 passes for 191 yards and three touchdowns this season.

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