Helping Whale Branch finish 7-4 last season 2013 wide receiver DeVonta' Delaney was one of their most explosive playmakers. The 6'1 180 pound wideout just finished up his junior season and now a handful of schools are showing him interest early on. SCPrepNation.com caught up with Delaney as he's "UP NEXT"!
Delaney says he has yet to visit any schools but that will change this off season hopefully. The Whale Branch standout also said that he'd like to hear from in-state schools Clemson and South Carolina in the near future too.
Looking back on his junior season one game in particular stood out to him as his most memorable he says.
"The Bethune Bowman game was my best. I had 5 touchdowns, 4 offensive and 1 defensive touchdown. I also had 2 interceptions in that game."
For the year he had 33 receptions for 526 yards and 9 touchdowns. He also had a touchdown on an interception return as mentioned in the game against Bethune Bowman.
The Whale Branch prospect also talked about where he feels his strengths are currently.
"My biggest strengths are running good routes, having good hands, the ability to climb the ladder and get the ball, and that I'm reliable on needed first downs."
Although he hasn't really cranked up his recruitment by taking visits Delaney already knows what factors he'll weigh heaviest when choosing a college destination.
"Getting a good education, location, style of play, and early playing time will be the most important factors for me."
Favorite food: Biscuits
Favorite movie: The Hulk
Favorite music artist: Young Jeezy
Favorite subject in school: Math
Favorite football player: Randy Moss
Favorite college team: South Carolina
Dream date would be with: Meagan Good
One thing about you that most people would be surprised to know? Is that I love to have fun but I also love to work hard.