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Posted On: 04/14/21 3:53 PM

The Wide Receiver position is popular for a reason in 2021. New offensive schemes have allowed for wide receivers to be able to make an impact in a variety of different ways, even without having to catch the football. Michigan has continually been a hot bed for explosive offensive talent, with NFL pass catchers and Michigan natives like Devin Funchess and Allen Robinson leading the charge in the last 15 years. For 2021, there is a lot of intrigue and upside with this particular position group. On film, traits stand out immensely and it’s easy to see why these recruits are highly touted. Let’s check out some of the best outside talent in Michigan for the 2021 season.

Christian Rapley Christian Rapley 6'0" | WR Belleville | 2022 State MI

The six foot receiver is a dynamic weapon for Belleville. His playmaking ability along with his size provides several mismatches on the field. Rapley is a consistent catcher of the football and also runs clean routes. He is currently being recruited by schools like Kentucky, Arizona State, and Central Michigan.

Antonio Gates Jr

The son of former NFL superstar Antonio Gates, Antonio Gates Jr, is a name to watch in high school football next season. He stands at

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