Mesa's Sean Wilkerson is a player to watch

He traveled all the way from Georgia to continue his football career and San Diego Mesa WR Sean Wilkerson (6-5, 200) said he couldn't be happier about where he's at right now. The talented wideout is primed for a big 2009 season and he hopes when teams get a look at what he has to offer they will make him an offer he can't refuse...

Wilkerson enjoyed a big time prep career at Warner Robbins High School back in the Peach State, but grades befell his bid to earn a D-1 scholarship. He heard they played big time JUCO football out in southern California so he headed west and while it was a bit of an adjustment, he said he couldn't imagine being anywhere else.

"I wanted to get out on my own and get a fresh start on things," Wilkerson told JCFootball.com recently. "Basically, I felt like getting out here with the good coaches we have at Mesa and just learning how to study and to play to the best of my abilities, I had a chance to be really good and I feel like that's what I'm on the cusp of doing."

Last season, Wilkerson had to redshirt due to an injury, but now he's back to full health and ready to build on a freshman campaign back in 2007 that saw him haul in eight catches for 130 yards as the third or fourth receiver in the multiple wide receiver sets.

"I can play inside or outside, but because of my size and speed (4.5) I'm probably a better fit out wide," Wilkerson said. "I can use my strength and quickness to get off of the jam or use my speed which people are surprised by to run by corners."

Wilkerson is still waiting on his first offer, but a few schools have shown some interest in him.

"Nevada and UCLA have both talked to me about things," Wilkerson said. "I don't have any offers yet, but I get a lot of letters from schools like Vanderbilt, South Carolina and Syracuse and a few other schools.

"I'm open to everyone right now. Distance really isn't a factor, but I wouldn't mind going back to the South. I just want to find a good program that I feel will get me ready for whatever I do after I finish up college and then I also need to make sure I fit in well with the coaches and the players."

Since he burned his redshirt last season and played in 2007, following this season Wilkerson will have two years to play two wherever he ends up.

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