Posted On: 11/20/20 4:23 PM

We know all about the Eian PughEianPugh6'3" | WRFenwick | 2022StateIL & Hank BeattyHankBeatty5'11" | WRRochester | 2022StateIL’s of the world who have already made their varsity debuts as sophomores. But who is next in line? Who are guys making the jump to varsity that could become household names? We took a look at those guys below!


Danny Martisek, Lockport

A smooth possession receiver that is a natural at tracking the deep ball. His cuts are compact and explosive. He shows no issues getting of a jam in the slot and has impeccable body control as a pass-catcher. On film, Martisek doesn’t look like he’s flying, but the kid just always finds a way behind defenses. He is a polished route runner and is consistent as they come. I think he’ll be Lockport’s go-to wideout as a junior.

Kyle Clayton, Phillips

An electrifying return man with blazing top-end speed. Clayton was a big play threat anytime he touched the ball, and I felt like he did his best work from the slot. He has shown the ability to stop and start with relative ease and has some solid double moves in his back pocket. This kid has the elusiveness that you look

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