Posted On: 09/15/20 8:26 PM

The Iowa High School season is underway and a majority of teams are three weeks in, whereas some teams have had to take a week or two off because of COVID-19 concerns. I am taking a look at the statistics provided by ia.varsitybound.com and watched film on the highest producing underclassman signal callers, running backs, and receivers and broken them down. Here are the pass catcher’s that have impressed so far this season:

 

Junior TE, Corey PhillipsCoreyPhillips6'5" | TEAmes | 2022StateIA, Ames High School - 6’5, 250 lbs.

Stat line: 9 receptions, 155 receiving yards, 3 receiving TD’s, 17.2 yards per catch

Breakdown: Already holding a DI offer from Central Florida at TE, Phillips is obviously a physical specimen on the field. He shows athleticism that he can get by defenders with his speed, get positioning with his frame and strength, and strong hands that allow him to catch the ball in traffic and away from his body. After he catches the football, Phillips is also tough for defenders because he almost always requires more than one defender to bring him down. The sky is the limit for Phillips throughout the rest of his high school career and is one to watch

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