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Posted On: 07/28/20 9:07 AM

 

Jacob Bostick, 6'2" 165lbs, Palatine

After a productive sophomore season at Fremd HS, Bostick has officially transferred—albeit a few miles down the road—and will rock the scarlet and grey for the Palatine Pirates in 2020. Three things stood out the most while evaluating Bostick: the athleticism he displayed, his track speed, and his exceptional route running. Put the three together, and you have a dominant receiver in the makings. Consistently catches the ball with his hands, and that doesn’t change when he’s in traffic. Can be equally effective in the slot or out wide and is a major deep threat with the hops to win most jump balls. Bostick may be flying under the radar now, but this kid has tremendous upside and can easily be one of the players to break out this season.

 

John Bolton, 5'9" 165lbs, Grant

I got a chance to see Bolton play in person last season, and both times, he put on a show. The first play of his highlight reel is him beating a DB deep for an 80-yard touchdown, followed by him blowing past two defenders for a 40-yard score. To put it mildly—Bolton is a natural-born playmaker. A creative

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