Has Wisconsin shown interest in Jeremy?
"They are recruiting me," Jeremy Orr said. "(Wide receivers) coach (Henry) Mason, he just really kind of picked up on it. He just really started recruiting hard. They haven't offered a scholarship yet though, so that is why I'm kind of sort of limiting my interest in them, but to tell you the truth I'm very interested. To go out there would be a great opportunity. Of course my brother plays ball there and that would be a great opportunity to play ball with him again."
Jeremy may be Jonathan Orr's brother, but on the field he would likely look more like the Badgers' Brandon Williams. Jonathan Orr is 6-3, 190, while brother Jeremy is 5-8, 150. (For the record, Williams is 5-11, 170). When Jonathan was a senior, he played right wide receiver at Ford, while Jeremy played on the left side.
"I was more so like a decoy route, you know, run the guys off, get Jonathan open, so he caught mostly all of the passes that year," Jeremy said.
Jeremy, though, has become far more than a decoy. A four-year starter at wide receiver, Jeremy also played running back at times his sophomore and junior seasons—last year contributing 721 receiving yards and 635 rushing yards. This year he is also playing cornerback from time to time.
Jeremy Orr may not be as big as his brother, but he certainly has the speed and athleticism to compete.
"I won't go on record saying I'm faster than him, but I would say at this level, I'm probably faster than what he was when he was a senior," Jeremy said, adding, "consistently (my 40-time) is like a 4.36."
Jeremy is planning on scheduling visits after his high school season concludes. He said that, in looking for a school, "of course, you know, athletics and, really, a good, strong, athletic and academic program that is going on at the college" is important.
Jeremy plans on majoring in elementary education.